2018 LAFAYETTE OPEN - Oct. 6-7 - Lafayette, LA

2018 LAFAYETTE OPEN

(aka James Patrick MacManus Memorial Tournament)

Saturday & Sunday, October 6-7, 2018


LOCATION

Best Western Hotel

125 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd.

Lafayette, LA  70508

Room Rate:  $99

Hotel Reservations Phone:  337-235-1367

Mention the Lafayette Chess Club/Lafayette Open Chess Tournament

FREE PARKING!


 FORMAT

5SS, G/90 i30

(USCF-Rated)

5 games will be played with a time control of 90 minutes with a 30-second increment for each opponent.


REGISTRATION & ROUND TIMES

Registration

Saturday:  8:00 - 9:15am

Round Times:

Saturday:  9:30am - 2:30pm - 7:30pm

Sunday:  9am - 2pm


PRIZE FUND

70% of Entry Fees returned as Cash Prizes

Guaranteed Prizes

1st Place Overall: $200

2nd Place Overall:  $150

Remainder of Prize Fund will go to Class Prizes (Classes A, B, C, D-E-Unr) with  number of places determined by number of players

 ENTRY FEE

$70


 BYES

One-half point bye allowed if requested before Round 2.  After Round 2 no byes may be requested or rescinded.


 ELECTRONICS POLICY

No electronic devices of any kind allowed in the tournament hall, including but not limited to cell phones, notation devices (MonRoi, eNotate PDA, Plycount, Chess NoteR), earphones, iPads, tablets, cellphone watches, etc.   Medically approved hearing aids may be used with supporting medical documentation.


REGISTRATION

Please make a check out to the Lafayette Chess Club and bring it to the tournament, . . .

or to

PRE-REGISTER

Mail your check, payable to Lafayette Chess Club, to:

Lafayette Open Chess Tournament

c/o Mr. Tommy LeBlanc

233 Green Rd.

Lafayette, LA  70508


WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT THE TOURNAMENT!
THE LAFAYETTE CHESS CLUB