Aug. 31-Sept. 2 or Sept. 1-2 72nd Annual New Jersey Open Championship

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Aug. 31-Sept. 2 or Sept. 1-2   72nd Annual New Jersey Open Championship – Over $$$10,000 $$$ in Prizes – Guaranteed!!

US Chess Grand Prix Points: 80

6-SS, 40/2, SD/30 d10. 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://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/MORRM/G-NJC6 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/Register until midnight 8/30, $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 8/31. 2 day reg at hotel: Sunday, 9/1 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: halsprechman@gmail.com Phone: (732) 259-3881. Mail checks made payable to NJSCF to: Hal Sprechman, 66 Cromwell Ln., Jackson, NJ 08527. Entries should include name, USCF ID and expirations, mailing address, email address, phone, section and schedule desired and entry fee.