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2019 Christmas Tree Open - December 7-8

With a $2100.00 dollar prize fund!

Date: Two Day – Saturday-Sunday, December 7-8, 2019

Where: KCI Expo Center – 11730 N Ambassador Dr, Kansas City MO, 64153 --- Salon Ballroom

Registration: $62 by 12/4 via online entry at www.acerook.com/ctoregister ; $74 late/on-site entry

Schedule: Saturday: Registration 8-9:30AM, Rd 1 – 10AM; Rd 2 – 2:30PM; Rd 3 – 7PM; Sunday: Rd 4 – 9:30AM; Rd 5 – 2:00PM

Format: 5 rounds Swiss – Game/100 with 10 second delay; Two Sections: Open and Reserve-U1600 (Based on December 2019 Rating Supplement and CCA Minimum Rating List)

Bye: 1 Half-point bye is offered for any round, if requested before the start of round 2.

Prizes ($2100 based on 60 entries): Prizes will increase proportionally if over 60 entries.

Open: $360 -$270 - $180 - $90; U2000 - $75, U1800 - $75

Reserve: $360 -$270 - $180 - $90; U1300 - $50, U1100 - $50, U900 - $50

Hotel: Holiday Inn Kansas City Airport – 11728 N Ambassador Dr, Kansas City MO, 64153 ---- HR: $101-$108, mention Acerook Chess Enterprises.

Tournament Directors: NTD Brian Yang (Chief TD); NTD CJ Armenta (Assistant TD)

Equipment: Please bring boards, sets and clocks to the event. Limited Acerook Chess Enterprises’ equipment will be available to loan per round basis.

Other: Players are expected to know the rules in U.S. Chess Federation’s Official Rules of Chess - 7th edition and any updated rule changes since the 7th edition. There is a time delay of 10 seconds. CCA Minimum Rating List will be used.

Questions? Contact Brian Yang at AcerookChess@gmail.com