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Midwest Open 2023 Chess Tournament

Start Date:


End Date:



Bill Broich, NTD, IA

Five round Swiss with a time control of 90 minutes + 30 second increment and will be dual USCF and FIDE rate, directed by Bill Broich. The Open Section is a POY (Player of the Year) event.

Time Control:

Game 90 minutes + 30 second increment


Saturday, April 22  R1: 9:30  R2: 2:30  R3: 7:00 o Sunday, April 23  R4: 9:30  R5: 2:30

Additional Info:

Byes: One ½ point bye per player. A last round bye must be requested prior to the start of the 3rd round. Byes for all other rounds must be requested 1 hour prior to the start of the round. Electronic devises o FIDE rule 11.3 enforced with regards to electronic devices. No electronic scoresheets are allowed. Spectator Rules No spectators are allowed in the playing hall 10 minutes after the start of the round. o Players are allowed to spectate after their game is over. o Spectator rules are subject to change. Social Media: Please consider joining the following Nebraska Chess groups. Those who join the Lichess group will have access to games which have been recorded by the Nebraska game archivist. The games will be under Lichess studies.


Registration 8-9:15:

Onsite Reg Time:

8:00am to 9:15am

US Chess Required:


IASCA Required:



Onsite and Online

Entry Fee:

$70 by 3/31/2023 for the Open, $80 on site.

Send Entry Fee:

Steven Cusumano – organizer o o 402-301-6365


Open 1st $400 2nd $250 3rd $150 U1800 $100 U1600 $100 U1400 $100 Total $1,100 The tie-break for the trophies will be decided in the following order: 1. Common Game 2. Solkoff 3. Modified Median 4. Cumulative


Steven Cusumano – organizer o o 402-301-6365


Omaha Marriot Regency

10220 Regency Circle, Omaha, NE, USA

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