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2024 Michigan Upper Peninsula Open
10 Aug
Sat, Aug 10 - Sun, Aug 11
9:00am - 6:00pm
Bay Mills Community College
12214 W Lakeshore Drive
Brimley, MI, 49715, United States



2 Sections: Open, Reserve (under 1600 USCF or unrated)
One Half-Point Bye available, Rounds 1-3. Must request before start of Round 2.
Must be a member of the US Chess Federation & Michigan Chess Association. (Members of other state associations OK)
The most recent USCF rating supplement will be used for determining ratings. Unrated players may play in either section.

Time Control:

G/90+15s (scorekeeping required for entire game)


Saturday 10am & 2:30pm
Sunday 9:30am & 2pm

Entry Fee:

Both Sections: $30 (U18 $5 off), Free entry to GM, IM, FM, & 2200+, adv entry fee deducted from prize.
Advance entries must be paid by August 8. For entry fees paid after August 8, add $10 more.


Or mail to Ray Garrison, P.O. Box 288, Perry MI 48872
Make Checks Payable to Michigan Chess Association (checks must be received no later than Aug. 8) or Jim Sawaski
Onsite: Saturday: 9:00-9:30am (Players registering after 9:30 may register with round one half point bye)


Open (6 Grand Prix Points): 1st $300, 2nd $150; Top U2000 $70 U1800 $70
Reserve: 1st $175, 2nd $95; Top U1300 $70 U1000 or Unr: $70
Top U.P. Resident in each section will earn title and trophy!


Jim Sawaski


Hotel Rooms near the site may be booked. You can try:
Willabee’s Motel 9903 W. 6 Mile Rd, Brimley, MI 49715 (906)248-3090 or
Best Western 4335 I-75 Business Spur, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 (800)780-7234
Also, plenty of camping is available!

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