America's Most-Famous Open Chess Event World Open runs June 30-July 6
June 30-July 6, 2014
The 42nd Annual World Open will be held from June June 30-July 6, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia.
The event has a $250,000 prize fund, based on 1180 paid entries, with $200,000 minimum guaranteed!
The event has 10 sections: Open, Under 2400/Unrated, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400, Under 1200, Under 900/Unrated and Unrated/Provisional.
The Open Section will be a 9-round event held over 5-days (July 2-6). GM and IM norms possible!
The Under 2400/Unrated to Under 1600 sections are 9-round events with 7-day (June 30-July 6), 5-day (July 2-6), 4-day (July 3-6) or 3-day (July 4-6) schedules to play in.
The Under 1400 to Unrated/Provisional sections are 9-round events with 5-day (July 2-6), 4-day (July 3-6) or 3-day (July 4-6) schedules to play in.
Please use the following links to view more information from the World Open 2014:
Tournament Information: Sections, schedules, entry fees, prize funds, hotel info, etc.
Other World Open Events
Please use the following links to view more information on other events taking place at the World Open site in Arlington, Virginia:
DC International (June 26-30, 2014)
World Open Senior Amateur (June 27-29 or June 28-29, 2014)
World Open Women’s Championship (June 27-29 or June 28-29, 2014)
World Open Under 13 Championship (June 28-29, 2014)
World Open Side Events (June 26-July 6, 2014)
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