Fourth of July Open / Leon Shulman Liberty Cup 2015

Registration: https://shulmancup2015.eventbrite.com

 2nd Annual  Fourth of July Open

 Leon Shulman Liberty Cup

 July 4-5, 2015

 

$15,000 projected prizes, $10,000 minimum guaranteed!
 5 rounds, G90, d5, Holiday Inn, 2175 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, across from Garden State Park – 5 miles from Philadelphia City Center.

 

        Prizes $15,000 based on 160 paid entries $10,000 minimum guaranteed.  Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: ? (enhanced).

In 5 sections:

        Open Section: $1500-700-400-300, top Under 2300/Unr $800-400.              Under 2100 Section: $1200-500-300-200, top Under 1900 $600-300.          Under 1800 Section: $1200-500-300-200, top Under 1600 $500-250.          Under 1500 Section: $1200-500-300-200, top Under 1300 $500-250.          Under 1200 Section: $1000-500-300-100, trophies to 1st, top Under 1000, Under 800, Under 600, Unrated.

         entry fee: Online $95 by 6/13 $105 by 6/27, $120 at site. GMs, IMs free; $100 deducted from prize.
        Under 1200 Section entry fee: all $20 less than above.               schedule:Reg ends Saturday 9:45 am, rds. Sat 10:00 am, 2:00 pm, 6:00, Sun 10:00 am & 2:00 pm.                          All: Half point byes OK all, limit 2, must commit before rd 2.

        Hotel rates: $109 – “Chess Rate”, 1-(856) 663-5300; reserve by 6/15 or rate may increase.

Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.         Ratings:  June official USCF rating list used.  Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated.

         Contact: dgorman@darsemail.com (703) 989-6867