Sept. 1-3 or 2-3 71st Annual New Jersey Open Championship

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Sept. 1-3 or 2-3   71st Annual New Jersey Open Championship – Over $$$10,000 $$$ in Prizes – Guaranteed!!

6-SS, 40/2 d5, SD/1. Headquarters Plaza Hyatt, 3 Headquarters Plaza, Morristown, NJ 07960. (973) 898-9100. A luxury hotel including spa. Free parking for day visitors. For chess rate ($129/night) use https://book.passkey.com/go/NJChess2018 for online reservations. Please register by 8/15. Short walk to train station with service to New York and Philadelphia (via Newark). 5 minute walk to many restaurants and shopping.

EF: $78 if received by 8/28, $80 online at njscf.org until midnight 8/31, $90 onsite.

In 3 sections,

  • Open Section
  • Under 1800
  • Under 1600

With 3 day and 2 day schedules.

Prizes: Open: $1400, $1100, $900, $700, $600, Class Prizes: 2200 – 2399: $500, $300, $100; 2000 – 2199: $500, $300, $100; U2000: $500, $300 100; Class Prize: Top Senior (55+): 200; Trophy to NJ Champion.

Under 1800 Section: $500, $300, $100, Class Prizes: Top Senior (55+): 200.

Under 1600 Section: $500, $300, $100, Class Prizes: Top Senior (55+): 200, Top D, E & F: $200.

  • $100 prize for best Open section game.
  • $100 prize for best game in either Under 1800 or Under 1600 section.
  • All sections get these trophies: Top 3, Top Senior over 55, Top under age 16, Top under age 13.
  • Unrated may win first place in Open section only.

3 day registration at hotel: 9:00am-11:00am 9/1. 2 day reg at hotel: Sunday, 9/2 9-10 am. Rounds: 3 day Saturday 12:00 & 6:30 pm, Sunday 11 am & 6 pm, Monday 9 am & 3:30 pm. Rounds: 2 day 1-2-3(G/60 d5) Sunday 10:30 am, 12:45 pm and 3:00 pm. 3 Day and 2 Day schedules merge in round 4.

All Prizes Guaranteed.

Email: noreenchess@gmail.com Phone: (973) 219-6877. Mail checks made payable to NJSCF to: Noreen Davisson 132 US 206, Flanders, NJ 07836. Entries should include name, USCF ID and expirations, mailing address, email address, phone, section and schedule desired and entry fee. (Note: This version supercedes what appeared in June-July-August-September CL issues.)