This is your invitation to attend the
EASTERN IDAHO OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT
Saturday only, January 20, 1973. Iaho Falls, Idaho
To be held in the City Recreation Center, on the river by the County Building, about two blocks from the Snake River bridge on Broadway.
Four rounds, swiss system, no elimination, everyone plays four games!
Two sections. Top section USCF rated, all who play in this section must belong to or join the U.S. Chess Federation. Reduced membership requirements at tournament are $8.00 for adults or $4.00 if under 21 years.
Second section for unrated players, also a four round swiss.
Entry fee = $3.50 for adults, $2.00 for Juniors, both sections.
Prizes = Trophies plus cash - 50% of cash fund to winner, 25% for 2nd, 15%/3rd, 10%/4th. Expenses paid first. Cash is split in case of ties. Trophies or other prizes awarded on tie breaking points - solkoff/SB/Elo. The prize fund for the unrated section will come from the fees paid by that section according to the above proceedure.
Tournament Director is Eugene Cowan, Driggs, Idaho 83422. Time limit is 40 moves in 1½ hours. Registration from 8:00 am. to 9:15 am. First round starts at 9:30 am. Other rounds at 12:30, 3:30, and 6:30 in so far as possible. Tourney should be over by 11:00 pm.
This will be the first Eastern Idaho Open since 1966 and with the strong Upper Valley Chess Club to support it, we believe it will be an annual event in the future. COME OUT AND SUPPORT IT! For further information, contact the Director at Box 431, Driggs, Idaho 83422.
February 24-25 - Idaho State (Closed) Championship - Twin Falls - YWCA
May 19-20 - Idaho Open - Boise, Idaho - Boise State College Union Building
Western Idaho Open Results:
1972 Western Idaho Open