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7th NY International


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AN INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT ORGANIZED BY 
THE WORLD FAMOUS MARSHALL CHESS CLUB!

June 18-22, 2014
 $21,000 projected-$16,500 guaranteed!

Early Registration Deadline Extended through June 15!
Space is Limited!



A) FIDE Norm Section:

Open to all players rated 2200 or above (USCF or FIDE) and special invitees. 9 rounds, Swiss System, 40/90, SD/30, 30 second increment. Prizes: $12,500 unconditionally guaranteed: $5000-2500-1500-1000, U2500 FIDE $1000, U2400 $1000, U2300 $500, plus special brilliancy prize.  Entry fee: $400 in advance, $450 on site. Players with USCF ratings over 2200 with no FIDE rating: $350 advance/$400 at site.  Players with USCF ratings over 2200 and FIDE rating U2200: $300 in advance/$350 at site. USA players with FIDE ratings over 2200: $250 in advance, $300 at site. USA IMs, USA WGMs, and foreign FIDE rated players: $200 in advance/$250 at site. GMs, foreign IMs, and foreign WGMs: free, no money deducted from prize fund; please e-mail the Club to register. $25 less for Marshall Chess Club members.
Playing Site: A luxurious private club located at 243 East 34th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Ave.) in Midtown Manhattan!
Registration: Advance: must be received by 6/1 (call MCC with credit card, mail check, or online below). On site: Until one hour before round.  Rounds: 6/18, 7 pm, 6/19-6/22: 12 & 6 pmByes: limit 2, must commit before round 3; limit 1 bye rounds 8-9. FIDE IM/GM norms possible, must play all rounds. FIDE Rating used for pairings and prizes.  We expect this tournament to be a Super Swiss as in the previous years with norms possible independent of opponents' federation.  Last year 2 GM and 3 IM Norms were achieved!

B) U2200 Section: Open to all players rated under 2200 and unrated. No FIDE ratings over 2200.  6 rounds, Swiss System, 40/90, SD/30, 30 second increment.  ($4000 b/60): $1500-800-500-200, Top U2100 $500, Top U2000 $500. FIDE rated, USCF ratings used for pairings and prizes. Entry fee: $129, MCC members $109. After 6/1 or on site: $20 more. Byes: limit 2, must commit before round 3. 2 schedules: 3-day: 6/20-22: 12 & 6 pm; 2-day: 6/21: 9:30-10:45 am (G/25; 5d) then merge with 3-day).
Playing Site: A luxurious private club located at 243 East 34th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Ave.) in Midtown Manhattan!
Please bring your own clocks - none supplied! Registration: Advance: must be received by 6/1 (call MCC with credit card, mail check, or online below). On site: Until one hour before round. Limited to 60 players!  Please register early! 

C) U1900 Section: Open to all players rated under 1900 and unrated. No FIDE ratings over 1900. 
5 rounds, Swiss System, 40/115, SD/30; 5d.   ($4500 b/70): $1500-800-500-200, Top U1750 $500, Top U1600 $500, Top U1450 $500. Entry fee: $129, MCC members $109. After 6/1 or on site: $20 more. Byes: limit 2, must commit before round 3. 2 schedules: 3-day: 6/20 7pm, 6/21-22: 12 & 5:30 pm; 2-day: 6/21: 10am (G/40; 5d) then merge with 3-day).  Playing Site: Marshall Chess Club, 23 West 10th Street.
Registration: Advance: must be received by 6/1 (call MCC with credit card, mail check, or online below). On site: Until one hour before round. Limited to 70 players!  Please register early!

Hotel Information: June is a popular month for traveling to New York City. We encourage you to explore hotel options as rates fluctuate widely.  Kayak.com is a valuable search tool. 

Tournament participants can receive special discounts when booking with the hotels listed below. Both are located within easy walking distance to the tournament sites. Again, please conduct searches as you might receive lower rates when booking directly or through a search site.

Gershwin Hotel: 7 East 27th St, New York, NY 10016. Deluxe Double/Doubles ($209/night) & Deluxe Queens ($189/night) available for booking through May 30th. Call (212) 545-8000 ext. 7000 or email information@gershwinhotel.com for reservations. Mention "The Marshall Chess Club" for the above rates. Book early as space is limited!

The Pod 39: 145 E 39th St, New York, 10016. 10% off any room when mentioning the code "Grandmaster" at booking. Available through May 27th. Call (212) 865-5700 or email reservations@thepod39hotel.com.     star hotel: http://www.luxurylink.com/5star/hotels/new-york-city-new-york/roger-new-york?pkid=269964&ppid=39183&len=2&pt=A



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GMs, foreign IMs, and foreign WGMs: please e-mail the Club to register.]

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