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Sept. 1-3 2017 Tennessee Open Championship
US Chess Grand Prix Points: 15
5SS, G/120 d5. Valor Collegiate Academy, 4527 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211. $$Gtd. $3000 Prize fund. Sections:OPEN $400-250-200, Exp. $200-150, Class A $175-125, Class B $150-75. AMATEUR (U1600) $225-175-150, Class D $125-75 Class E $100-75, Class F+below $100-75, UNR $100-75. EF: $55 post marked by 08/26 ($65 at site) online by 8/30. UNR eligible for UNR prize only, youth and scholastic members for trophy only $30 ($40), IM and GM Free entry ($55 taken from prize of $200 or more). On site reg.: Fri 5:00-6:00 pm and Sat 7:30-8:30 am CDT, USCF and TCA Dues req. OSA Rnds.: (CDT) Rnd. 1 Fri 7:00 pm or Sat 10:00 am. Rnds. 2 thru 5 Sat 2:30, 7:00, Sun. 9:00, 2:00. Enter: on-line at TNCHESS.US or mail to: Chris Prosser, 733 Long Hunter Ct., Nashville, TN 37217 or RegionIII@aol.com, 615-426-7105. W.
Scholastic event also on Saturday, September 2nd. Full details for both events can be found at this link.
A USCF membership is required in order to compete in any rated tournaments. We recommend Premium Scholastic Membership for students (one year $25) or Premium Adult Membership for adults (one year $49). Please use MCCL #A6040788 when completing the "Membership Appreciation Program Credit" box.
The United States Chess Federation rules require all competitors in rated sections to record their moves as they play. All tournaments conducted by MCCL enforce all USCF rules.If you are not familiar with how to record, read these articles (part 1 and part 2) and watch this video.