66th Annual Iowa Open
40 Grand Prix Points Enhanced A Heritage Event! Five Round Swiss, G/90, i30. Accelerated pairings may be used in Rounds 1-2. IASCA Super GP Qualifier.
End Date
Onsite Friday 6:00pm and ends at 6:30pm Saturday 8:00am and ends at 9:00am After 9am May get ½ point bye for round 1
Time Control
The Iowa Memorial Union 2nd story Ballroom, 125 N Madison St, Iowa City, IA 52245.
G/90, i30, two day schedule Rds 1-2 G60/d5
Entry Fee
$70 before 9/1; $75 after $80 at site. IM & GM free-EF deducted from any prize
3 day schedule Fri 7:00pm Sat 9:30 2:30; Sun 9:30 & 2:30, two day schedule Rds Sat 9:30am and 12:00 noon then round 3 merges with 3 day schedule
Prizes: ($2500 b/65 Top 3 Gtd) 1000+T-500-250 U2200, U2000, U1800 200/100 each
membership is required
are available onsite
Eric Vigil
Send Entry Fee to
Eric G. Vigil 445 galway dr, Iowa City, IA 52246
319-621-3116 or Eric G. Vigil
Link to registration/tournament website
Additional Info
USCF and FIDE Rated!! (rounds 1 and 2 of 2 day schedule not FIDE rated) Byes: Bye available Rounds 1-3 if requested one hour prior to start of round. Rounds 4-5 only if requested prior to tournament starting. USCF – September 2021 Rating List will be used for pairing purposes. FIDE rules will be used. Chess Magnet School JGP Hotel: The Iowa House 125 N Madison St, Iowa City, IA 52245, Chess rate available, $110 (INCLUDES PARKING) only until 9/1/21, rates may increase after this date. Restaurant, more restaurants in walking distance. (319) 335-3513. Parking: Across the street to the east (away from River) is a ramp. Avoid the meters they ticket Saturday and Sunday Mixed Doubles teams must be average uscf U2000. May be in different sections. 1st $70, 2nd $50 3rd $30 GM Gareyev is scheduled to play and give Free Lecture Thursday evening 7pm at the IMU
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