Monday, August 9, 2010

New Jersey Open Details

FIDE Rated! - 40 Grand Prix Points

SEPTEMBER 4 - 6, 3-Day (9/5-6, 2-Day)

2010 New Jersey State Championship

Somerset Ramada Inn, 60 Cottontail Lane, Somerset Exit 12 off I-287 at Weston Canal Road.

In 4 Sections: Open, Gold U1900 Silver U1600 & Booster U1300. Type: 6-SS, TC: 40/2, SD/1.

Playing Schedules: 3-day, 9/4-6, 2-day, 9/4-5. All prizes guaranteed.

Open Prizes: $500-400-300-200-150-150. Bonus cash: $300 bonus to Top NJ player.

Lower Sections Prizes: $400-300-200. Bonus cash: $150 to Top NJ players lower Sections.

Top Expert & Class A, B, D. $100 each. No Pooling with Bonuses.

Trophies: Top 3 each section. NJ Champion, Expert, Class A, B, D, E & Unrated.

New players may win first prize only in Open Section.

Early EF: Open: $75 / lower sections $69. (Former NJ Champs, see below).

Entry mailed in must be sent by Aug 31st. Online must be by Sept 2nd.

Late EF at site: Open $90 - Lower Sections $85. Reentries $45. 3 Byes in Rounds 1-5.

Make Online entries to website via PayPal.

3-Day: Register Sept 4, 9-11 am. Rounds. Sat. 12-7, Sun. 11-6, Mon. 9-4.

2-Day: Register Sept 5, 9-10:30 am, Rounds 1-3 (G/45) starts 11am ASAP.Round 4 merges.

Hotel: $79 free Breakfast. (732) 560-9880. Mention"NJ Chess" for special rate.

NOTICE: NJ Champions pay $35 early EF or $75 Late. No phone or email entries. Multi-year NJ Champions pay $1 early EF or $75 Late. Only timely payments get discount. No exceptions.

Entries: Ken Thomas, 115 West Moore St., Hackettstown, NJ 07840. Make checks payable to NJSCF.

Info: Ken, or (908) 763-6468.. NS, NC, W. FIDE.


2010 New Jersey U1200 K-8 State Championship

In 3 Sections. Hot Shots U1200, Chess Mates U900 & New Stars U600.

All sections details: 5-SS, G/30, Prizes $100 first. Trophies to Top 10, awards to all others.

Registration: September 4th, 11am-Noon. Rounds: 12:30 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Lunch after round #1.

Early EF: $30 if by August 31 or online by September 2nd. Late EF: $40 cash only.

See website no online refunds.

Two half-point bye allowed. August Rating supplement used.

Mail entries: See above instructions.