60th US Armed Forces Open Chess Championship

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Camp Lejeune

Bldg. 751, Goettge Memorial Field House

Camp Lejeune, NC 28547

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Oct. 12-14, North Carolina

2019 (60th Annual) U.S. Armed Forces Open (USAFO) Chess Championship

5-SS, 40/2, SD/30 d5, FIDE-rated. USCF Ratings will be used for pairing purposes. MCB Camp Lejeune, NC.

Website: http://usarmed- forceschess.org.

2 sections

AFO [FIDE] Open to U.S. Active Duty, Reservists, Military Retirees, Cadets, Midshipmen, and ROTC.

Military Veterans' Open (MVO) for military Veterans. US Chess membership required.

Registration.: Please register on-line by Oct 8th so we can get a better picture of our expected turnout and receive all required information. This is especially important for MVO participants so we can give your information to the gate.

On-site registration: 0800-0845.

Entry Fee: AFO Free! MVO Free!

Prizes AFO: Trophies/Plaques to Top 3 overall players, Top player of each DoD service on Active Duty, Top Reservist, Top Retiree, Top three Cadets/Midshipmen/ROTC, Top two each class A-D and below, Highest Upset, and various special prizes.

Prizes MVO: Based on entries. Trophies/Plaques.

Rounds.: Sat. 0930-1500; Sun. 0900-1500; Mon. 0900.

Byes: A single half-point bye is available and must be requested 30 minutes before Round 2. Byes for rounds 3, 4 & 5 may not be changed after the start of round 2.

Hotels: See website.

Information: For all questions contact Sara Walsh, at usafochess60@gmail.com, or 910-546-5250.

Bring your delay-capable clocks and sets! Limited sets and boards provided.

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Camp Lejeune, NC 28547

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