June 22-23, 2019 Mississippi Amateur Team Open
Players from outside of Mississippi welcome!
5SS, rounds 1-2 g/60 i/30, rounds 3-5 g/90 i30
US Chess Federation rated. USCF membership required for all participants. Mississippi Chess Association membership required of all Mississippi participants aged 18 or older.
Site:Grand Hotel 111 Broadway Street, Natchez, Mississippi
Entry fee: $60 per team if received by June 1. After June 1 and at tournament $80 per team. Players without a team may register for $20 and will be placed on a team. All entries should be mailed to MCA, PO Box 175, Meadville, MS.
Teams consist of four players (one alternate possible).
Two sections: Open and U1200.
Team average ratings (May Rating List) must be under 2000 for Open or under 1200 for U1200. All teams must play in board order according to rating.
Trophies to top 3 teams in each section. Also to top senior team (all must be 50 or over), top team with coach and students, top mixed doubles team.
Rounds: Saturday 9, 1, 5. Sunday 9, 2.
Rooms: $99 for two doubles. Reserve early. T: 601-446-9994 | Toll-free: 1-866-488-0898. Mention chess tournament. https://www.natchezgrandhotel.com/
There will also be a one day, four-round, scholastic event on Saturday June 22. Team average rating must be U800. Time control is g/45. Rounds at 9, 11, 1:30, and 3:30. Entry fee is $20 per team if received by June 1. $40 on day of tournament.
For further information please call and leave a message at 601-384-2020 or email Jeff Bulington at Coach@FranklinChess.com.