$5000 b/90 60% guaranteed
Open (FIDE rated): 1st: $1000, 2nd: $500 3rd: $200 4th: $100, Best under 2200: $400
Section A (1800-1999, FIDE rated): 1st: $450, 2nd: $250, 3rd: $100
Section B (1600-1799):1st: $400, 2nd: $250, 3rd: $100
Section C (1400-1599): 1st: $400, 2nd: $250, 3rd: $100
Section DEu (under1400): 1st: $300, 2nd: $150, 3rd: $50
REDUCED entry fees:
$60 for MI members, $70 for non-members.
Play-up: $20 (need to be within 200 rating point of the next section.)
Make checks payable to: Mechanics' Institute. All prizes will be mailed — please provide a mailing address.
Free entry to GM/IM/WGM/WIMs. Prize-EF applies.
Friday, 1/3: 5-5:45pm
Saturday, 1/4: 9:30-9:45AM
3-day Schedule: Friday 6pm, Saturday 10am, merge, 3pm, Sunday 10am, 3pm
2-day Schedule: Saturday 10am, 12:30pm, merge, 3pm, Sunday 10am, 3pm
Merge after Round 2 - all compete for the same prize.
BYES: All bye requests must be made before start of round 2. Last round bye irrevocable.
3-day schedule: all rounds G/90 +30s inc
2-day schedule: Round 1-2: G/60; d5 and Round 3-4-5: G/90 +30s inc
Please contact Mechanics' Institute if you have any questions.