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Saturday, December 15, 2012

North American Chess Open at Bally's Casino, Las Vegas, from Dec 26

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Hi everyone,

The 22nd Annual North American Open will be held at Bally’s Casino Resort, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada. The event has a $120,000 projected prize fund (based on 600 entries) with $90,000 guaranteed!

The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500 and Under 1250.

The Open Section will have one schedule, 5-days, held from December 26-30. GM and IM norms possible.

The Under 2300-Under 1250 sections has either 4-day (December 26-29) or 3-day (December 27-29) schedules to play in.

Find more information about the sections, entry fees, prize funds, hotel info, etc. at the official website.

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