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2022 MICHIGAN BOTTOM HALF CLASS CHAMPIONSHIPS
22 Oct
Sat, Oct 22 - Sun, Oct 23
8:30am - 7:00pm
Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol
111 N Grand Ave
Lansing, MI, 48933, United States

 

Format:

6 Sections: Open, U1900, U1700, U1500, U1300
U900/Unr: 1-Day Sat Only
Open Section is FIDE rated.
Up to One Half-Point Bye Rounds 1-4

Time Control:

Open, U1900, U1700, U1500, U1300: G/90+30s (scorekeeping required for entire game)
Players in must arrive within 60 minutes of start time for round or be forfeited and withdrawn from event.
U900/Unr: G/30;d5

Rounds:

Open, U1900, U1700, U1500, U1300: Sat 10am, 2:30pm, 7 pm; Sun 10am, 2:30pm
U900/Unr: 10am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm

Entry Fee:

Advance entries must be paid by October 20. All entry fees paid after, add $10 more.
Open: $55 (U18 $5 off), Free entry to GM, IM, FM, & 2200+, adv entry fee deducted from prize.
U1900, U1700, U1500, U1300: $45 (U18 $5 off)
Playing up one section allowed with $10 play up fee.
U900/Unr: $28

Registration:

Online: https://onlineregistration.cc/
On-Site: Saturday: 8:30-9:30am

Prizes:

$2220 GUARANTEED PRIZE FUND
Open Section (GPP 6): 1st $325, 2nd $200, U2200: $120, U2000: $120
U1900 Section: 1st $160, 2nd $110, U1800 $75
U1700 Section: 1st $160, 2nd $110, U1600 $75
U1500 Section: 1st $160, 2nd $110, U1400 $75
U1300 Section: 1st $160, 2nd $110, U1200 $75, U1000 $75
State Champions (Top Michigan Resident): Awarded to all 2 day scheduled sections.
U900/Unr Section: Trophies to all with 4 points or more as Top Overall (min 5), Top U800, Top U600, Top U400, Top Unrated.
Trophies for all place-winners listed above

Contact:

Jeff Aldrich (TD)
(810) 955-7271
jeffchess64@gmail.com

Notes:

Printable Flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/17G02DbC6l3HDniUJefSBmUy8KL5dT03k/view?usp=sharing

COVID-19 Policy Update:
It may be necessary to run the tournament with masks. For the latest information visit our COVID-19 update page: https://www.michess.org/covid-19-update

Hotel
Room Rate $129+tax by September 30, after if space available
Call 517-482-0188 or www.radisson.com/lansingmi - Promotion Code: MC1022

Memberships
Must be a member of the US Chess Federation & Michigan Chess Association. (Members of other state associations OK)

Entries and Info
Jeff Aldrich (TD)
P.O. Box 40
Flint MI 48501
Make Checks Payable to MCA.

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