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2023 Des Moines Open

Start Date:


End Date:



Bill Broich

5-SS; G/90+30 inc.

Time Control:

G/90+30 inc.


Saturday 10:00; 2:30; 7:00 Sunday 9:30; 2:00

Additional Info:

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 prizes. FIDE: Swiss pairing rules and floor rulings. USCF August 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 to spectate after their game is over. Spectator rules are subject to change.


8:30-9:45am on Saturday June 10th

Onsite Reg Time:

8:30am to 9:45pm

US Chess Required:


IASCA Required:



Onsite and Online

Entry Fee:

$60 before June 10th, $70 on site. Players unrated and rated under 1200 can’t play in this section.

Send Entry Fee:

Bill Broich 3100 Grand Avenue 2e Des Moines, IA 50312


$700 b/30 entries. 1st: $250, 2nd: $150 3rd: $125 U2000 $100 U1800 $75.


Bill Broich by phone at (515) 205-8062 or email


6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA, USA

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