2023 May West Des Moines Swiss
The Scholastic section is for K-12 students. It will consist of 4 rounds (Swiss System), G/15; d5 (each side has 15 minutes to make all moves, with a 5-second delay before each move). The Open section is open to all players. It will consist of 4 rounds (Swiss System), G/15; d5 (each side has 15 minutes to make all moves, with a 5-second delay before each move).
G/15; d5 both sections
4 rounds (Swiss System), Scholastic 1:30-2:15-2:45-3:15 Or ASAP, Open: 1:45-2:15-2:45-3:15 Or ASAP
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 during registration. NO ELECTRONIC SCORESHEETS. Players are allowed to spectate after their game is over. Spectator rules are subject to change.
Online and onsite
Onsite Reg Time:
1:00pm to 1:25pm
US Chess Required:
Onsite and Online
Send Entry Fee:
Scholastic Trophies 1st, 2nd; U800 1st; U600 1st; U400 1st; U200 1st; Unrated 1st. Open (based 16): 1st $40; 2nd $20; U1800 $20; U1600 $20 U1400 $20 No Play Offs.
WDM Valley Community Center
4444 Fuller Rd, West Des Moines, IA, USA