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36th Cardinal Open Chess Tournament in Columbus

The 36th Cardinal Open Chess Tournament will take place on 25-27th January at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 2886 Airport Dr, Columbus, Ohio.

The event will be held in five sections: Open (FIDE rated), U2100, U1800, U1500, U1300. All sections will be played over five rounds of Swiss system.

Grandmasters Alex Yermolinsky, Dmitry Gurevich and Andre Diamant have confirmed their participation.

The prize fund is $8,000 based on 150 paid entries.
Open $1200-800-500-300-250, U2200 $550; 1st three guaranteed
U2100 $700-400-200
U1800 $700-400-200
U1500 $500-300-150
U1300 $300-200-100

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Embassy Suites Hotel Columbus

Schedule: 3-day: Registration Fri 5-6:30pm, Round 1 7pm; Sat 10:45 & 5:45; Sun 9:30 & 4:30
2-day: Registration Sat 9-10:15, Rounds 10:45, 2:00, then merge w/ 3-day 5:45; Sun 9:30 & 4:30.

Flyer and paper entry form at Contact Grant Neilley, (preferred) or 614-314-1102 with questions.

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