Minnesota International Chess Festival: FIDE Rated Open
Open Section is a FIDE-rated 9-round Swiss held over six days. 3-Day/2-Day US Chess Rated U2200 and U1600 concurrent with Open. $10,000 in Guaranteed Prizes. GM and IM norms are possible.
Online at www.kingregistration.com under Chess Weekend
Embassy Suites Bloomington, 2800 American Blvd West, Bloomington MN 55431.
G/90 + 30 all rounds.
GM's, foreign IM's and WGM's free with no prize deduction ($50 deposit required, refunded after round 1), IM's and WGM's $220, FM's $260, FIDE 2100&higher $290, FIDE u2100 $390; all $40 more after 7/19, $80 more after 8/14.
9-round Swiss held over six days with rounds at 7 pm on 8/19, 3 pm on 8/20, 10 am and 4 pm on 8/21-23, and 10 am on 8/24.
$2,500-$2,000-$1,500-$1,000-$800-$700-$500, top u2400 FIDE $500, top u2200 FIDE $500; $100 any foreign federation paying player who completes all nine rounds
Available at registration or onsite.
Send Entry Fee to
firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Hotel Information: Embassy Suites Bloomington, 2800 American Blvd West, Bloomington MN 55431, Phone: 952-967-8710. Two-room suites with a daily group rate of $109 per night. Call or go to the MN International Chess Festival tournament website, https://www.mnchessfestival.com/, for reservation information and hyperlink.