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This is your invitation to attend the


February 26-27, 1972

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

Registration: 8:30 - 9:30 am. Saturday, February 26, 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 for all classes. Prizes will include trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1st Class B, 2nd Class B, 1st Junior, and 1st Class C or Unrated. Harkness pairings, 50/2 time limit. Glen Buckendorf and Ted Hartwell direct. For further information, contact Ted Hartwell, 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 1972 will 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 20-21. 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. USCF rated.

Tournaments Results:

1971 Western Idaho Open
Boise, Idaho - December 4, 1971

1Carroll PowellEmmett1507W7W8D2W4  
2T.C. HartwellTwin Falls1883W9W3D1D53  
3Ezra BrumbachParma1599W10L2W8D6
4Barney GraffMurtaugh1572W14W6D5L1
5Steven FurlongMtn. Home1400W12D7D4D29 
6Eugene CowanDriggs1737W11L4W9D38
7J.R. DraperTwin Falls1813L1D5W13W128
8Nick SkirmantsBoise1615W13L1L3W1428 
9Walter YoungBoise1576L2W12L6W132 
10David BallCaldwellUnr.L3W11WDWD12 
11Dan LooneyBoise1461L6L10L12W151  
12Fred WagnerBoise1400L5L9W11L71  
13Vic WatermanNampa1446L8W14L7L91  
14Don GileBoiseUnr.L4L13W15L81  
15Stephen EideBoiseUnr.------L14L110