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UNO August 2022 Chess Tournament

August 20

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Entry Fee: $30 payable onsite from 8:30 am to 9:00. $10 entry fee for the U800 and U400 sections. The entry fee is waived if student or faculty at UNO.

Pre-Registration: Please go to nebraskachess.com under the events tab to find the link to the preregistration spreadsheet.
Please email the organizer, Steven Cusumano, at scusumano90@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Sections/Round Times/Time Control:

5 distinct sections: Open, U1600, U1200, U800, U400.
· Open/U1600 – 40 minutes delay 5 seconds
o R1: 9am or shortly after registration
o R2: 10:45
o Lunch Break
o R3: 1:30
o R4: 3:15
· U1200 — 30 minutes delay 5 seconds
o R1: 9am or shortly after registration
o R2: 10:15
o Lunch Break
o R3: 12:45
o R4: 2:00
· U800/U400
o 4 or 5 rounds
o Round times announced at the tournament. Lunch break will be announced at the tournament.

o Clocks are not necessary, but please bring boards

Additional Information:
Boards and clocks must be provided by the players themselves. Scoresheets will be provided to the Open and U1600 sections. These sections must turn in a copy of their scoresheets.

Prizes:
Prizes increase as the number of participants increase. The guaranteed prizes will be paid out even if the number of participants is low.

Section(s) Guaranteed Prizes
OPEN
1st $150
2nd $100
3rd $60
U1600/U1200
1st $50
2nd $40
3rd $30
TOTAL $550

The U800 and U400 sections will be awarded medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. The following tiebreakers will be used in the order listed below.
1. Common Game
2. Solkoff
3. Modified Median
4. Cumulative

Social Media:
Please consider joining the following Nebraska Chess groups. Those who join the Lichess group will have access to the Open and U1600 games which will be recorded from the scoresheets that are turned in at the tournament. The games will be under Lichess studies. https://lichess.org/study

· Nebraska Chess Community on Facebook
        o https://www.facebook.com/groups/1154213844943829

· Nebraska Players club on chess.com
        o https://www.chess.com/club/nebraska-players

· Nebraska Players club on lichess.org
        o https://lichess.org/team/nebraska-players

Details

Date:
August 20
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Venue

UNO, Milo Bail Student Center (3rd Floor)
6203 University Dr N
Omaha, NE 68132 United States
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