Tallahassee Open/2nd Annual Robert L. Froemke Memorial Chess Tournament Announcement


May 25-27 or 26-27, 2012

$500 Guaranteed First Place

All other prizes 70% guaranteed

Chess Trophy

Event information and advance registration is available online at http://RLF2012.eventbrite.com. Online advance registration ends at midnight May 22nd.

View/Print the 2012 Tallahassee Open/Robert L. Froemke Memorial Chess Tournament Announcment in PDF format.

WHEN: May 25-27 or 26-27, 2012

PLAYING LOCATION

516 North Adams Street
Tallahassee, FL 32303
view map at http://g.co/maps/cy9uv
See photos of the playing venue: http://ow.ly/alhnL
Get driving directions: http://g.co/maps/a5gjs

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

Hotels within walking distance to tournament:

  • Hotel Duval (2 blocks walking distance)
  • Aloft Downtown Tallahassee (4 blocks walking distance)
  • DoubleTree by Hilton (6 blocks walking distance)

PRIZES (BASED ON 25 PAYED ENTRIES)

  • $500-250-125 U1600:$200-100-50
  • Top prize of $500 is 100% guaranteed.
  • All other prizes 70% guaranteed.
  • More entries will result in higher prizes.
  • Only one prize per player.
  • 1/2 point bye any round, must notify TD before start of round 2.

SECTIONS

  • 1 Section: Open
  • 5 Round Swiss
  • G/120 (1st round 2-day option is G/90)
  • Delay clocks preferred (Bronstein delay or Fischer add acceptable)
  • 3-day and 2-day options
  • This is a USCF-rated tournament.
  • Bring your own chess set and clock.
  • No smoking, No computers, Wheelchair Access

ENTRY FEE

  • 3-day: $66, 2-day: $65
  • $10 advance entry discount, additional $5 discount for Tallahassee Chess Club members.
  • Free entry to any player rated 2200+ USCF/ FIDE (higher of the two ratings used; $50 deducted from any prize money; must pre-register by mail/phone or online for free entry).
  • $25 Re-entry available.
  • Mailed entries must be received by May 22, 2011.
  • Online registration is available at http://RLF2012.eventbrite.com and ends at midnight May 22nd.

REGISTRATION

ROUNDS

  • Friday:
    • 7 pm (1st round for 3-day option)
  • Saturday:
    • 9 am (1st round for 2-day option)
    • 2 pm (2nd round; 3-day & 2-day merge)
    • 7 pm (3rd round)
  • Sunday:
    • 9 am (4th round)
    • 2 pm (5th and final round)

DIRECT QUESTIONS TO CHIEF TD

Steven Cullifer
email: info@tallahasseechess.com
phone: (850) 345-7838

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please visit our website at http://TallahasseeChess.com for complete tournament information.

All Players must have proof of their USCF membership. New/renewal of USCF memberships will be available at the tournament, but you should arrive early to fill out the paperwork (bring some form of identification). You may also join/renew your USCF membership online at www.uschess.org before the tournament.

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