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Annual United States Open AUGUST 4 –12, 7–12 or 9–12, 2012 HILTON VANCOUVER,WASHINGTON


HOTEL RESERVATIONS 301 West 6th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660 360-993-4500


HR: $110 single/quad, reserve by July 12 or rate may increase


PROJECTED PRIZES Top places $8000-4000-2000-1500-1000-700-500-400, clear winner OR PLAYOFF $200 bonus


CLASS PRIZES Top Master (2200-2399) $2,400-1,200 -600-300 Expert (2000-2199) $2,400-1,200-600-300 • Class A (1800-1999) $2,400-1,200-600-300 • Class B (1600 -1799) $2,400 -1,200- 600-300 • Class C (1400 -1599) $2,000-1,000-500-300 • Class D (1200-1399) $1,500-700-400-200 • Class E or below (under 1200) $1,200-600-400-200 • Unrated $700-400-200


USCF DELEGATES MEETING August 11-12


MANY MEETINGS, WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS, INCLUDING: USCF COMMITTEE MEETINGS August 8-10 USCF AWARDS LUNCHEON August 11 at noon


PRIZE FUND $50,000 in prizes based on 500 paid entries, else proportional, $40,000 (80% of each prize) minimum guaranteed: A one section tournament with class prizes.


MANY SIDE EVENTS AND OTHER CHAMPIONSHIPS: SEE TOURNAMENT LIFE


2012 Women’s U.S. Open, U.S. Open Scholastic, U.S. Open Quads, U.S. Open G/15 Championship, U.S. Open Bughouse, 16th Annual Golf Tournament for the U.S. Open Chess Players


BLITZ!


U.S. Blitz Championship: Saturday, August 11, 12 noon ENTER NOW!


https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/tournament.php?wkevent=2 012USOPEN Phone entry: 800-903-8723 Tournament website: http://www.uschess.org/tournaments/2012/usopen/


SCHOLASTIC EVENTS 2012 Trophies Plus U.S. Girls Junior Open Championship 2012 Denker Tournament of High School Champions 2012 Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions


SEE TOURNAMENT LIFE NATIONALS ON PAGE 51 FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION

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