Tournaments

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.
Date
End Date
Registration
09/10/2021
9/12/2021
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
Location
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
Rounds
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
Prizes: ($2500 b/65 Top 3 Gtd) 1000+T-500-250 U2200, U2000, U1800 200/100 each
USCF
IASCA
Memberships
Director
membership is required
Yes
are available onsite
Eric Vigil
Send Entry Fee to
Contact
Eric G. Vigil 445 galway dr, Iowa City, IA 52246
319-621-3116 or evigil@gmail.com Eric G. Vigil
Link to registration/tournament website
https://onlineregistration.cc/index.php
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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