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1000 GM Iowa Monthly Challenge

Start Date

2024-07-14

End Date

2024-07-14

Director

Ben Bratz

Two sections: Adult and Scholastic Tournament

Time Control

G/25; d5

Rounds

Four Rounds: Round 1: 1:00 pm, Rounds 2 through 4: ASAP

Additional Info

• Boards and pieces are provided, but players should bring clocks.
• $10 processing fee for any refund.
• All rated section players must have a valid, active USCF membership to play. Can obtain or renew USCF membership at the door.  Current Months Rating Supplement will be used.

Byes, one ½ point bye allowed must be requested prior to start of round 2 and cannot be changed.

Broadcast Link

Registration

Free for all current 1000 GM Chess Academy Students, $25.00 before July 13, 11:00 am, $35.00 thereafter. Adult Section: $35 before July 13, 11:00 am, $45.00 thereafter. Join 1000 GM Chess Academy: https://academy.1000gm.net/enroll/?referral_code=Bill%20Broich

US Chess Required:

Yes

IASCA Required:

No

Memberships Available Onsite:

Yes

Onsite Reg Time:

Entry Fee:

Free for all current 1000 GM Chess Academy Students, $25.00 before July 13, 11:00 am, $35.00 thereafter. Adult Section: $35 before July 13, 11:00 am, $45.00 thereafter. Join 1000 GM Chess Academy: https://academy.1000gm.net/enroll/?referral_code=Bill%20Broich

Send Entry Fee:

Organizer Bill Broich: broich01@yahoo.com or Ben Bratz 515-805-1147 or email: ben.w.bratz@gamil.com

Prizes

Scholastic: An awards ceremony will take place ASAP after the completion of the final round.
Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd overall and 1st U1000, U800, U600, U400, U200,
And Unrated.
Tie Breaks: 1.Modified Median, 2. Solkoff, 3.Cumulative, 4.Opponent Cumulative, 5.Median, 
6.Kashdan 7.Coin Flip.

Adult: $300 total prize fund based on 16 paid adult entries. 1st $75, 2nd $45,; U1600, $60
U1400, $60; Unrated not eligible for Under prizes.

Contact

Call TD/Organizer Bill Broich at 515-205-8062  or email broich01@yahoo.com or
Ben Bratz 515-805-1147 or email: ben.w.bratz@gamil.com

Location

The MidAmerican Energy Company RecPlex

6500 Grand Ave., West Des Moines, IA 50266.

Park in the main parking lot and proceed into the main (north) doors by the flagpole. The tournament will be held in the Overlook room on the second floor.

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