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2024 Michigan Action Championship
07 Dec
Sat, Dec 07 - Sat, Dec 07
9:00am - 8:00pm
Oakland Center
312 Meadow Brook Rd
Rochester, MI, 48309, United States



Directions to the Oakland Center
The Oakland Center is located in the heart of Oakland University’s main campus.
Oakland University is located in southeastern Michigan between Flint and Detroit. The 1,441-acre campus actually extends into two cities — Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, between Adams Road and Squirrel Road, just south of Walton Boulevard. Take I-75 to exit 79 and go east on University Drive to the main entrance of campus. Or, take M-59 to the Squirrel Road exit and go north to the main entrance of campus at the corner of University Drive.

From OU’s Main Entrance
To get to the Oakland Center from the main entrance of campus, drive around the circle drive past the first entrance to Meadow Brook Road until you get to the second entrance to Meadow Brook Road and turn right. The Oakland Center is located on the right side of the road between North and South Foun-dation Halls. The best place to park is in Parking Lot 1 or 2.


3 Sections: Open, Reserve (U1600) & Booster (U1000)
Up to 2 Half-Point Byes in rounds 1-5.
USCF & MCA required. Both USCF & MCA Memberships can be purchased during online registration. Purchasing USCF through this system benefits MCA.

MCA Policy: No Cell Phones (or Smart Watches) allowed with players during active games!

Time Control:



10:30am - 12:00pm - 2:00pm - 3:30pm - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Entry Fee:

Open/Reserve: $45 by 12/5 (Under Age 18, Subtract $5)
Free Entry to USCF 2200+ ($45 EF deducted from prize)
Players U1600 in Open section, add $15. Players recently over 1600 may request to have the play up fee waived.
Booster: $30 by 12/5
All Add $10 After


Online Registration Preferred:

Make Checks payable to Michigan Chess Association
P.O. Box 40
Flint, MI 48501



OPEN (20 GPP): 1st $500 plus trophy, 2nd $325, 3rd $225
Top U2200, U2000, U1800: $125 each

RESERVE: 1st $350 plus trophy, 2nd $225, 3rd $175
Top U1400, U1200, Unrated: $125 each

Cash prizes will be paid by PayPal or Check.

Trophies to all with 4.5 points or more as Top Overall (min 5)
Trophies to Top 2 each: U800, U600, U400, Unrated


Jeff Aldrich


No outside food/drink or delivery services. Concessions will be available on-site.

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