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April, 2014

Apr 25 - 27, 2014
8th Annual Okoboji Open (IASCA GP Qualifier)

5 Round Swiss G/120 for all rounds in the 3 day option. 2 day option has G/90 for rounds 1 and 2 and G/120 for rounds 3-5. Sections merge after round 2. Where: Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center ,1405 Highway 71 S ,Okoboji ,IA 51355 Reg: Make checks payable to Jodene Kruse. On site registration 5:00-5:45pm on 4-25 (3 day option) and 8:00-8;45am on 4-26 (2 day option). Rounds: 3 day option : Friday 6:00pm; Saturday 9:00am,4:30pm; Sunday 9:00am;2:30pm. 2 day option : Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm-4:30pm;Sunday 9:00am;2:30pm. 2 and 3 day options merge after round 2. Entry Fee: $50 (juniors and seniors $40) if received by April 18th. $60 cash or $65 check onsite. GM's and IM's free entry. Prize Info: Top 3 (guaranteed) $500+Trophy-$350-$150. U2000,U1800,U1600 $80-$50. (b/30) US Chess Federation (USCF) membership required. On-Site Available. IASCA membership required, $15, $10 Jr. or Sr. On-Site Available. Send Entry Fee to: (Other states memberships accepted). One half-point bye allowed if requested in advance.
Make checks payable to Jodene Kruse and mail to 934 6th Street Sibley, IA 51249 or email to jodene77@yahoo.com. Additional Info: 
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$71 Hotel rate if reserved by April 12th. Call the Arrowwood resort at 1-800-727-4561.

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SIDE EVENT: IM John Bartholomew will be giving a simul on 4/25 at 4:30PM, Simul cost $10

 
Apr 25 - 27, 2014
8th Annual Okoboji Reserve (Under 1600)

5 Round Swiss G/120 for all rounds in the 3 day option. 2 day option has G/90 for rounds 1 and 2 and G/120 for rounds 3-5. Sections merge after round 2. Where: Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center ,1405 Highway 71 S ,Okoboji ,IA 51355 Reg: Make checks payable to Jodene Kruse. On site registration 5:00-5:45pm on 4-25 (3 day option) and 8:00-8:45am on 4-26 (2 day option). Rounds: 3 day option : Friday 6:00pm; Saturday 9:00am,4:30pm; Sunday 9:00am;2:30pm. 2 day option : Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm-4:30pm;Sunday 9:00am;2:30pm. 2 and 3 day options merge after round 2. Entry Fee: $40 if received by April 18th. $50 cash or $55 check onsite. Prize Info: Top 3 (guaranteed) $200+Trophy-$100-$50; U1400 & U1250 : $75-50; U1000 : $50 (b/20) US Chess Federation (USCF) membership required. On-Site Available. Send Entry Fee to: One half-point bye allowed if requested in advance.
Make checks payable to Jodene Kruse and mail to 934 6th Street Sibley, IA 51249 or email to jodene77@yahoo.com. Additional Info: 
Click Here to register online

$71 Hotel rate if reserved by April 12th. Call the Arrowwood resort at 1-800-727-4561.

Click here for a tournament flyer

SIDE EVENT: IM John Bartholomew will be giving a simul on 4/25 at 4:30PM, Simul cost $10

 

May, 2014

May 17 - 18, 2014
2014 May Open

This is not a qualifier tournament. 4 SS. G/120 (2 hours) with 5 seconds delay. Ask an employee where is the playing hall. One half-point bye allowed, players entering after the start of round 1 will receive one half-point bye. Where: Dahl's Foods ,15500 Hickman Road ,Clive ,IA 50325 Reg: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM. Lunch 12:00-12:30 Rounds: Saturday 12:30-5:00; Sunday 12:30-5:00 Entry Fee: $10 Prize Info: Based on 16 entries: Open: 1st place $50, 2nd place $40 Under 1800: 1st place $30, 2nd place $20 Under 1400: 1st place $10. US Chess Federation (USCF) membership required. Send Entry Fee to: Mathew at mmjacob20@yahoo.com. Additional Info: No smoking. Wheelchair accessible. Show up if you want to play. No need to reply. Bring set, board, and clock.

 

June, 2014

Jun 15, 2014
2014 June Open (IASCA Mini-Qualifier)

This is Sunday, not on Saturday. Open to all. 4-SS, G/60 + 5 sec delay. One half-point bye allowed, players entering after the start of round 1 will receive one half-point bye. Where: Room 108 (ground floor), FFA Enrichment Center at the DMACC ,1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway ,Ankeny ,IA 50023 Reg: 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM Rounds: 10:00 - 12:30 - 3:00 5:30 Entry Fee: $25 Prize Info: 1st Place = $125, 2nd Place = $100, U1900, U1500, U1200 $75 each, (based on 26 entries) US Chess Federation (USCF) membership required. IASCA membership required, $15, $10 Jr. or Sr. On-Site Available. Send Entry Fee to: Show up at site. Additional Info: mmjacob20@yahoo.com.Wheelchair accessible.No smoking.Free parking.A sign language/voice interpreter will be provided.Show up if you want to play.No need to reply.Bring your set, board, and clock.Map:https://maps.google.com/maps?q=DMACC+Ankeny+FFA+Center&hl=en&ll=41.711601,-93.612469&spn=0.001876,0.002873&sll=41.711568,-93.612903&sspn=0.001372,0.00083&t=m&hnear=FFA+Enrichment+Center,+Ankeny,+Iowa+50023&z=19.Directions:From Interstate 35 (I-35) Take I-35 either North or South to Ankeny.Take the Oralabor Road exit (same as airport) & Go West If you are coming from the north,this is a right turn If you are coming from the south,this is a left turn.After driving about 2 miles,you will run into South Ankeny Blvd. Turn right onto South Ankeny Blvd.Turn left on DMACC Blvd.Turn right on SW Campus Court.;From Interstate 80 (I-80) in Des Moines Take the 2nd Avenue exit north (Highway 415).Drive to Oralabor Road in Ankeny.Turn right on Oralabor Road.Turn left at the first stoplight DMACC Blvd.Turn left on SW Campus Court

 

July, 2014

Jul 12 - 13, 2014
2014 July Open

This is not a qualifier tournament. 4 SS. G/120 (2 hours) with 5 seconds delay. Ask an employee where is the playing hall. One half-point bye allowed, players entering after the start of round 1 will receive one half-point bye. Where: Dahl's Foods ,15500 Hickman Road ,Clive ,IA 50325 Reg: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM. Lunch 12:00-12:30 Rounds: Saturday 12:30-5:00; Sunday 12:30-5:00 Entry Fee: $10 Prize Info: Based on 16 entries: Open: 1st place $50, 2nd place $40 Under 1800: 1st place $30, 2nd place $20 Under 1400: 1st place $10. US Chess Federation (USCF) membership required. Send Entry Fee to: Mathew at mmjacob20@yahoo.com. Additional Info: No smoking. Wheelchair accessible. Show up if you want to play. No need to reply. Bring set, board, and clock.

 
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