64th Iowa Open Championship
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August 25 - 26th, 2018
<40 GPP> A Heritage Event! USCF & FIDE rated. IASCA GP Super Qualifier. 5-SS, G/90, i30. Accelerated pairings may be used in Rounds 1-2.
Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 300 E 9th St. (I-80, SE side of Exit 242), Coralville, IA 52241.
Sat 10:15, 2:30, & 7:30; Sun 9:30 & 2:30
($2500 b/65 Top 3 Gtd) 1000+T-400-200 U2200, U2000, U1800 200/100 each.
$62 if postmarked before 8/20; $75 at site. If rated under 1600 add $20. IM & GM free-EF deducted from any prize, Jrs. & Sr. $10 off, $10 off Out of state residents
8:30am and ends at 9:30am
is required. Join USCF.
is required. Join IASCA.
are available on site.
IASCA, c/o Mark Capron, 3123 Juniper Dr., Iowa City, IA 52245 or register online at www.onlineregistration.cc
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 – August 2018 Rating List will be used for pairing purposes. FIDE rules will be used. Chess Magnet School JGP.
Mixed Doubles will be available. Entry is $5 per person. Average rating of the male and female must be less than 2000. Scores will be based on percentage of each player with respect to their section (for example if you score 3 out of 5 you get an 60; if you score 3 out of 4 you get 75, etc). The RBO has 5 rounds, the Reserve has 4 rounds and the Open has 5 rounds. Prizes: 1st $70; 2nd $40; 3rd 20.
The Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Chess rate available, $103 (INCLUDES PARKING) only until 8/8/18, rates may increase after this date. Pool, restaurant, more restaurants in walking distance. 319-688-4000.
Call 319-321-5435 or