North Dakota Chess Association

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pastedGraphic2nd Annual Bison Open

Building off last year’s success! All players welcome for this NDSU Chess Club Sponsored Event.

Tournament Information

  • When: Saturday, November 4th, 2017
  • Where: NDSU Memorial Union, upstairs in the Prairie Rose Room
  • Sections: Rated (USCF membership required, can be purchased at the tournament), and Unrated. Casual players and beginners are encouraged to play in the Unrated section.
  • Entry Fees: Adult (rated)- $25, Adult (unrated)- $20,
Student (K-college, either section)- $15
  • Registration: Begins at 9:15 AM, late registration available. A half point bye will be given for round one.
  • Rounds and Time Control:
    • Rated- 4 rounds, Game/60 min +5 sec delay, swiss pairings, Round Times: 10, 12:30 or half an hour after completion of round 1, 2:30, 4:30. Rounds 3 and 4 may start early if possible! Notation Required.
    • Unrated- 5 rounds, Game/30 min +5 sec delay, swiss pairings, Round Times: 10, 11:30, 1 or half an hour after completion of round 2, 2:30, 4.
  • Please bring your own boards and clocks if possible.
  • Exact Prizes TBD, based on number of entrants. Cash and/or trophies for both sections.
  • Contacts:

Cash Prizes!