13th Annual Des Moines Fall Classic Open
(IASCA GP Qualifier) FIDE-Rated US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 12 COVID-19 As of now there are no mask or social distancing requirements, this is Subject Change
End Date
8:30-9:45am on Saturday November 19th or pay on-line prior to November 19th. See below to register online. USCF membership required. On-site available. IASCA membership required, $10, available on-site. Other states accepted.
Time Control
Holiday Inn 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321. 515.287.2400. $105 if reserved by October 28th. Market price after October 28th
G/90+30 inc.
Entry Fee
$50 before November 19th, $60 on site. Players rated under 1200 can not play in this section.
5-SS; Saturday 10:00; 2:30; 7:00 Sunday 9:30; 2:00
$1000 b/30 entries. Top 3 guaranteed. $350, $200 & $150 U2200 $125 U2000 $100 U1800 $75. Unrated not eligible for prizes.
membership is required
are available onsite
Bill Broich
Send Entry Fee to
Bill Broich 3100 Grand Avenue, Apt. 2E Des Moines, IA 50312
Bill Broich by phone at (515) 205-8062 or email
Link to registration/tournament website
Additional Info
Additional information: Byes: One 1/2-point bye per player. Last round bye must be requested prior to the start of the 1st round to receive a 1/2-point. Byes for all other rounds must be requested 1 hour prior to the start of the round. USCF: ratings used for pairing rank and prizes. FIDE: Swiss pairing rules and floor rulings. USCF November supplement used for ratings. FIDE rule 11.3 enforced with regards to electronic devices. Players must turn in a scoresheet for every game. NO ELECTRONIC SCORESHEETS. No spectators are allowed in the playing hall 10 minutes after the start of the round. Players are allowed spectate after their game is over. Spectator rules are subject to change.
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