2nd Annual Wright Brothers Open

2nd Annual Wright Brothers Open

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Dear Members. I want to inform all of you about an excellent chess tournament coming up in Dayton Ohio.With a guranteed prize pool of over 10,000 dollars the Wright Brothers Open promises to be one of the largest and most exciting chess tournaments in 2014 


Oct 3-4-5 or 4-5, Dayton, Ohio

2nd Annual Wright Brothers Open

5-SS, 30/90, SD/60 d5 (2-day schedule, rd. 1 G/90 d5). GP: 120 (Enhanced)

Location: Dayton Chess Club, 18 West 5th St., Dayton, OH. Wonderful Playing Site – “The finest chess club in the USA,” GM Alex Goldin.

All games played in beautiful lower level site at the Dayton Chess Club. Only one half block from the beautiful Crown Plaza Hotel. Free Parking weekends and weekdays after 6 p.m. Spaghetti Warehouse, Subway, McDonalds, Brunch Club, and Arby’s all within a 2 to 7 minute walk.


3 Sections: Open, U1800, U1400

OPEN: $2000-1400-1000-600 & U2000 600-400;

U1800: $800-400-300-200 & U1600 300-200; U1400: $700-400-300-200 & U1200 300-200.

Entry Fee: $108 if mailed/registered online by Sep 19 [Extended to Sep 26], 2014, thereafter $128.

Free to 2400 & above $100 deducted from winnings), DCC mbrs $5 discount.

Ohio Grand Prix event, OCA members deduct $3 from EF.


3-day schedule: Reg. Fri. 5- 6:30pm, Rds: Fri 7pm; Sat. 2pm & 7:30pm; Sun 9:30am, 3pm.

2-day schedule: Reg. Sat. 8:30- 9:30am. Rd.1 at 10am, then merges with 3-day.

Re-entry: $35. Any player who loses Fri night may re-enter for $35 and loss will not count in tournament standings. One 1/2pt bye available in Rds.1-4 (request prior to R1). Unrated players may play in any section with prizes limited to 1/3 except in OPEN with balance to next player(s). $25 upset prize each section.

ENTRIES: Mail to Dayton Chess Club, 18 West 5th St., Dayton, OH 45402 or Register online at

No checks at site.

FREE COFFEE, TEA, & Donuts Saturday and Sunday Mornings at the Dayton Chess Club for players, parents, and spouses.


Check out the Dayton Grand Hotel-Downtown on 11 Ludlow St – Dayton, OH 45402 at or call 937.461.2700 – only 2 blocks away from playing site.

Other Hotels and driving distance to Dayton Chess Club at


Red Roof Inn usually has great rates and free wifi and is on Miller Lane

All of those on Miller Lane are within 10 minutes and have a plethora of eating establishments around them as well as a number of shopping outlets for wife and/or family.

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