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This is your invitation to attend the


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.

Future Events:

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
Boise, Idaho - December 2, 1972

1Kenneth SandersonBoise1504W3D2W11W510½
2Eugene CowanDriggs1687W13D1W12W48
3Jerry StankeNampa1783L1W14W9W639
4T.C. HartwellTwin Falls1847W9W10D5L210
5Harold MoyeKimberly1512W8W12D4L1
6Ezra BrumbachParma1635W7D11W10L39
7Ed TrappenTwin Falls1787L6W13D8W11
8Carroll PowellEmmett1839L5W16D7W14
9Kenny JamesTwin Falls1585L4W15L3W1227
10Bill JacksonGlenns Ferry1686W15L4L6W132
11Walter YoungBoise1784W16D6L1L79
12George RasorBoise1631W14L5L2L919
13Joel StookeyBoiseUnr.L2L7W16L101
14David BallCaldwell1358L12L3W15L817
15John StreiffBoiseUnr.L10L9L14W1615
16Delmer DaviesTwin Falls1504L11L8L13L1505