The 2013 Missouri State Chess Championship is scheduled to take place from 27th-29th September at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

The Championship will be held in two sections – Open and Reserve (U1600). Both sections will be played over five rounds of Swiss system.

The guaranteed prize fund is $3000.

Open: $500-1st $400-2nd, $300-3rd; Class Prizes – $150-1st in each: Master (2200-2399), X, A, B.
Reserve: $250-1st, $200-2nd, $150-3rd; Class Prizes – $125-1st in each C, D, E, U1000/Unr.

Missouri Quick Championship: 4SS, G/29 d0 (QR). Prizes: b/20, $75-1st Overall, $50-1st U1600. Reg: 6:30-7pm Friday. Rounds: 7/8/9/10pm. EF: $10 by 9/22, $15 on site.

Missouri Blitz Championship: 5SS, G/5 d0 (BR). Prizes: $75-1st, $50-2nd, $25-3rd. EF: $10. Reg: 8-8:15am Sunday.

State Championship plaques to highest finishing Missouri resident in each event. MCA membership req’d, available on site from $5, OSA.

Entries/Info: Thomas Rehmeier, 210 N. Olive, Pacific, MO 63069., 573-291-0852.

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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