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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

2nd Annual Twin Ports Chess Open from Aug 17 in Minnesota

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Hi everyone, 
The 2nd Annual Twin Ports Chess Open is scheduled to take place on 17-18th August at The Suites Hotel in Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota. The event will be held in three sections: Open, Reserve (U1800) and Bantan (U1200). All sections will be played over five rounds of Swiss pairings. The prize fund is projected to $2,300.Open: (b/35) $600, $300, $150; U2200 $100; U2000 $100.
Reserve: (b/35) $400, $200, $100; U1600 $75; U1400 $75.
Bantam: (b/15) $150, $75, $40 + Trophies for Top High School and Elementary student.

Friday Night IM Lecture & GM Simul:International Master John Bartholomew (Minnesota’s # 1 ranked player) will host an hour long lecture at 6:00pm in the Suites Hotel the night before the tournament, Friday August 16. The topic of the lecture will be how to think like a master, which prepares players for the GM Simul. Next, at 7:30pm Grandmaster and two times United States Champion Alex Yermolinsky will play all comers. One player will receive a copy of GM Yermolinsky’s signed book. Please contact Dane Zagar at or (218)-409-5678 with any questions or concerns.

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