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This is your invitation to attend the


February 20-21, 1971

To be held in Twin Falls, Idaho at the beautiful YWCA building, site of previous tournaments.

Registration: 8:30 - 9:30 am. Saturday, February 20, play starts at 9:45 am. Swiss style tournament with five rounds, three Saturday and two Sunday. Play will be over by 5:30 pm. Sunday to allow for travel.

Entry fee = $5.00 except $2.50 for juniors 18 years old or younger.

USCF rated! All entrants must belong to or join the United States Chess Federation at the tournament. Annual USCF dues if paid at the tournament = $8.00, except $4.00 for juniors. Present USCF members should bring current card as sign of membership.

One playing section this year. All players will compete in one group. Prizes will include trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1st Class B, 2nd Class B, 1st Junior, and 1st Class C and Unrated.

Harkness pairings - 50/2 time limit. Ted Hartwell directs. For further information, contact Director at 599 Crestview Dr., Rt. 3, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301.

One of our two annual business meetings will be held during the tournament. New officers for 1971 should be elected. Glen Buckendorf is current President and Dick Vandenburg is currently Secretary-Treasurer.

The sponsoring Twin Falls Chess Club issues everyone a cordial invitation to attend this year's tournament and renew your Idaho chess friendships.

Future Event:

Idaho Open - in Boise, May 15-16. One section for all with cash prizes. Same format as "Closed" tournament. Location - Boise YMCA. For further information contact Dick Vandenburg, 2316 Regan Ave., Boise, Idaho 83702. Play will be USCF rated.

1970 Western Idaho Open
Boise, Idaho - December 5, 1970

1Ed TrappenTwin Falls1633W6W7W5W2410 
2Ted HartwellTwin Falls1788W10W8W3L1311 
3Jon EggeBoise1618W13W12L2W837 
4Walter YoungBoise1560L12W13W9W736 
5Ezra BrumbachParma1599W9W11L1D610½ 
6Vic WatermanNampa1407L1W10W14D5 
7Carroll PowellEmmett1403W15L1W11L4210 
8Kenneth JamesTwin Falls1422W14L2W12L328 
9John HartwellTwin Falls1094L5W15L4W1421st Junior
10Barney GraffMurtaugh1579L2L6W16W122 
11Tom WinchellBoiseUnr.W16L5L7W1322nd Junior
12Dan LooneyBoiseUnr.W4L3L8L10110 
13Debra StikesMeridian1242L3L4W15L11193rd Junior
14Roy WilliamsBoiseUnr.L8W16L6L914th Junior
15Fred WagnerBoise1500L7L9L13W1615 
16Ted DingusBoise1447L11L14L10L1506