top of page
14th Annual Des Moines Fall Classic
Open and Reserve. Reserve section open to players rated U1600. Players rated U1200 may not play in the Open.
Saturday, November 18th, 8:30-9:45 A.M. Onsite registrations for the open after 9:35 will receive a half-point first-round bye.
Open: G/90+30inc, Reserve G/75 d5
Holiday Inn 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA, 50321.
Link to tournament location map
Open: $50 before November 18th, $60 onsite. Reserve: $40 before November 18th, $50 onsite.
Page 1 of 1
5 Open, 4 Reserve
Open: $1000 b/30 (place prizes) $350-$200-$150 Top U2200 $125 Top U2000 $100 Top U1800 $75. Reserve: $400 b/16 U1600 $150-$100 U1400 $80 U1200 $70. Unrated players are eligible for the U1600 only.
Send Entry Fee to
Ben Bratz 3005 Elm Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Ben Bratz by phone at (515) 805-1147 or email at email@example.com
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 Swiss pairing rules. 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.
bottom of page