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West Michigan Chess Events: 10th Annual Great Lakes Open

Starts?

4/26/2013 

Ends?

4/28/2013 

Title?

10th Annual Great Lakes Open 

Format?

3 Sections (OPEN, U1700, U1000). 

Times?

Registration:
  3-Day.  Fri. April 26, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  2-Day.  Sat. April 27, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  1-Day (U1000).  Sat. Apr 27, TBA
 
Rounds
  3-Day.  Fri. 7:00 pm; Sat. 12:00 pm, 4:30 pm,
              Sun. 10:00 am, 3:30 pm
  2-Day.  Sat. 11:30 am, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm,
              Sun. 10:00 am, 3:30 pm
  1-Day (U1000) - Sat. 4-SS TBA
 
Special Event
  Sun. 9:00 am IM or GM Lecture - $10

Region?

Battle Creek 

Location?

McCamly Plaza Hotel, the AAA four-diamond hotel is located in downtown Battle Creek.  Call Toll-Free 1-888-622-2659 for reservations or go online at http://www.mccamlyplaza.com.  Ask for the Great Lakes Open Rate ($91/night not including tax).  Parking is $8/day, unlimited in and out privileges.  Free parking in nearby areas on weekends. 

Map Link?

McCamly Plaza Hotel (google maps) 

What?

Tournament 

Ages?

All 

Costs?

Entry Fee by April 12th
(Add $10 after April 12th; Add $15 on site)
OPEN: 3 Day $63, 2-Day $62
IMs/GMs FREE (EF deducted from winnings)
U1700.  3-Day $53, 2-Day $52
U1000.  TBD
 

Prizes?

Open $2,050 (b/36, min. 6 per prize group)
1st, 2nd - $1,500, $700
TOP X, TOP A, TOP 1800/UNR - $250
U 1700 $950 (b/36, min. 6 per prize group)
 1st, 2nd. $400, $250
 TOP C, TOP D, TOP U1200/UNR $125
U 1000, TBA
  1st, 2nd - TBA
  TOP 700-899, TOP U700/UNR -TBA
(UNR eligible for top or unrated prizes only)

Director's Information?

INFO AND ENTRIES:
  Battle Creek Community Foundation
  34 W. Jackson Street
  Battle Creek, MI  49017
  (269) 962-2181
 
Information contact:
  Stan Beckwith, (269) 964-2927

Previous Cross Table?

2011 winner: FM Seth Homa 

Additional Requirements

USCF and a state membership required (can be purchased on site) 

WMCA

No 

ShowStartDate

1/12/2012 

ShowOnHomePage

Yes 
Attachments
Created at 1/12/2012 12:45 PM  by Andy Catlin 
Last modified at 2/6/2013 8:57 AM  by Andy Catlin