3rd Annual R.L. Froemke Memorial / 2013 Tallahassee Open Chess Tournament

Hosted by Tallahassee Chess Club

May 24-26 or 25-26, 2013

$500 Guaranteed First Place

All other prizes 70% guaranteed

Register online at: http://RLF2013.eventbrite.com

View/Print the 2013 R.L. Froemke Memorial / Tallahassee Open Flyer (PDF format)

Playing Location:

516 North Adams Street
Tallahassee, FL 32303
See photos of the playing venue at http://on.fb.me/11j8hOl
View map at http://g.co/maps/cy9uv
Get driving directions: http://g.co/maps/a5gjs

Format & Schedule:

  • 1 Section: Open
  • 5 Round Swiss
  • G/120+5d
  • 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: $71, 2-day: $70
  • $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; must pre-register for free entry).
  • $25 Re-entry available.
  • Mailed entries must be postmarked by May 17th.
  • Online registration ends at 10 PM, May 23rd.



  • 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)

Prizes (based on 25 paid 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
  • Limit one ½ point bye any round, must notify TD before start of round 2

 Direct questions to Chief TD:

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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