3rd Annual Dayton Chess Festival and Aviator
A really great week of chess is coming up in Dayton Ohio July 14-22. The 3rd annual Aviator Open will begin followed by a blitz tournament and After that the action continues with the Dayton Masters and Futurity A & B tournaments (still some spots left!).
I want to personally thank the members of the Dayton Chess Club for organizing this chess festival. Some of the players that are playing are simply amazing chess players such as Jeffery Xiong, Alex Lenderman, Sergey Kudrin, Vladimir Georgiev, Sergei Azarov.
14-16 or 15-16 July Aviator Open: OPEN FORMAT - FIDE RATED - $4,000 in prizes based on 60 entries. PRIZES: $1200, $800, $600, $500, $400, $300, $200. 5 Round Swiss. Time Control 40/90, SD/30, +30. 2 Day Schedule: Round 1: G/60 +30, 9:30AM Saturday, then joins 3day. 3 Day Schedule: Rounds: Friday 8PM, Saturday 12PM & 6PM & Sunday 10AM & 4:30PM. One bye permitted, MUST schedule prior to R2. EF: $99 by Friday morning (9:00a.m.) online at Dayton Chess Club, 15 July 2017. On-site registration: $109.00. Discounts: $5 DCC members.
On-Site Registration: Fri 6-7:30 & Sat for those taking a bye in R1 from 9:30-10:30. Register On-Line at Dayton Chess Club through the morning (9:00 a.m.) of 14 July 2017. Info: Riley Driver email firstname.lastname@example.org. 16 July X-15 Blitz, Rated: between Rds. 4 and 5 of Aviator Open. Blitz! G/5, no delay. $350 b/20. 1-$200, 2-$100, 3-$50. Rated Blitz at Dayton Chess Club. Number of rounds & SS or RR determined by number of entries, max number of rounds 11. Registration ends 1:00pm Sun. Rd.1 begins 1:30pm. EF: $25. Register at site on Fri, Sat, or Sun.
18-22 July Dayton Masters FIDE RR, Futurity A and Futurity B: Dayton Masters FIDE RR: (invite only) 9-RR, 40/90, SD/30, +30incr. GM/IM Norms possible plus Futurities A & B (10 players each) in parallel. Dayton Chess Club, 18 W. 5th St., Dayton, OH. Opening Ceremony at 10:00am. Rds.: Tue-Wed-Thr-Fri 11:00am & 6:00pm, Sat 11:00am. Details/EFs www.DaytonChessFestival.com or www.DaytonChessClub.com.
We are still in need of a Foreign Federation player(s) for the Master RR (GM/IM norm).