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2022 Great Plains Open

November 12, 2022 - November 13, 2022

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Reserve rooms at the Chess Rate of $79 for Friday, November 11th and $89 for Saturday, November 12th by calling 402-476-5353. Make reservations on or before October 11th to get the Chess Rate.


Great Plains Open
November 12th & 13th

Guaranteed First Prize of $350! A Nebraska POY Event

Open Section is USCF & FIDE Rated
USCF Grand Prix Event


Great Plains Rated Beginners Open

November 12th


Great Plains Open: 5-SS. G90 + 30inc. November 12 – 13 at the Country Inn & Suites, 5353 North 27th Street, Lincoln, NE 68521.

Prizes: Based on 30 paid entries: 1st $350 (Guaranteed), 2nd $150, 3rd $100; U1800: 1st $125; U1600: 1st $125; U1400: 1st $100. Tie-breaks: 1) Modified Median, 2) Solkoff, 3) Cumulative.

Registration: 9 to 9:45 am, Saturday November 12. USCF October rating list used. Unrated eligible for U1400 prizes.

Entry Fee: $50 online advance entry (details below) or mailed entry post-marked by November 7th. $65 onsite—cash only. USCF membership required.

Rounds: Saturday 10 am, 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm, Sunday 10 am & 2:30 pm. Byes: Only one 1⁄2-point bye is allowed per player for the tournament. Byes for rounds 1—4 may be requested up to 30 minutes prior to round start time. Byes for round 5 must be requested during registration.

Equipment: Bring clocks, sets & boards.


Rated Beginners Open: 5-SS. G30 5d open to players U1200 & Unrated. Saturday, November 12th only.

Prizes: Trophies to 1st, 2nd & 3rd; U1000 1st, 2nd & 3rd; U800 1st, 2nd & 3rd; U600 1st, 2nd & 3rd.

Registration: 9:00 am – 10:15 am, Saturday, November 12th.

Entry Fee: $20 online advance entry (details below); or mailed entry postmarked by November 7th. $25 onsite—cash only. USCF membership required.

Rounds: Round 1 will start at 10:30 am, with rounds 2-5 starting 15 minutes after the completion of all games in the preceding round.

Equipment: Bring clocks, sets & boards.


Contact Information: The tournament is being sponsored by the Nebraska State Chess Association, organized by John Linscott and directed by Bill Broich. Please call or email John Linscott with any questions at 402.314.2338 or johnglinscott@gmail.com.

Online Advance Entry: Players may enter the tournament in advance by sending an email to johnglinscott@gmail.com with entry information and by then making a PayPal payment to johnglinscott@gmail.com or by using VENMO @John-Linscott-4


All Online Advance Entries must be made on or before November 10th
Please send Advance Entry to John Linscott, 7301 Twin Oaks Rd., Lincoln, NE 68516. Make check or money
order payable to John Linscott. Email confirmation of receipt will be sent.
Name:____________________________________________ Section(s):_______________________________
USCF ID#_____________________________ Rating:______________________ Expiration Date:___________
Address:_____________________________ City & State:_______________________ Zip:________________
Phone Number:___________________________________ Email:____________________________________

All Mailed Advance Entries must be postmarked by November 7th


November 12, 2022
November 13, 2022


Country Inn & Suites
5353 N 27th St.
Lincoln, NE 68521 United States
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