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This is your invitation to attend the


February 24-25, 1973

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 24, 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 under 21 years. Present members bring currrent paid up card.

One playing section for all classes. Prizes will include trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1st Class B, 2nd Class B, 1st Class C or unrated, and 1st Junior. Harkness pairings, 50/2 time limit. Median primary tie break. Ted Hartwell directs. For further information, contact Ted Hartwell, 599 Crestview Dr., Rt. 3, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301.

Our annual business meeting will be held at the tournament. New officers for 1973 should be elected. Glen Buckendorf is current President and Dick Vandenburg is current 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 Events:

Idaho Open - May 19-20, 1973. In Boise, Idaho at Boise State College Union Building.

Eastern Idaho Open Results:

1973 Eastern Idaho Open
Idaho Falls, Idaho - January 20, 1973

Rated Section
1Bert GermalmIdaho Falls1793W5W12W6W74  
2Jens LundBrigham City, UT1742W17W4W16D3 
3Eugene CowanDriggs1791W18W8W11D29 
4Lonnie DaviesIdaho Falls1334W14L2W13W113 
5Don AllenIdaho FallsUnr.L1W20W19W1238 
6Tom KimbroughWilson, WYUnr.W10W13L1D811 
7Phil HockerWilson, WYUnr.D22W19W9L18 
8Don JensenRexburg1394W23L3W22D6 
9Vic WatermanNampa1422D16W22L7W176 
10Steve HodgsonBrigham City, UT1446L6W24D17W16 
11Gary LemonIdaho FallsUnr.W21W15L3L42 
12Don HunterLorenzo1453W20L1W18L529 
13Kenny JamesTwin Falls1585W15L6L4W2228 
14Jack TaylorShellyUnr.L4L18W24W19252805
15Randy GentillianPocatelloUnr.L13L11W23W18251585
16Jim KrenzIdaho FallsUnr.D9W21L2L10 
17John CarrJackson, WYUnr.L2W23D10L9 
18Mark BrydenIdaho FallsUnr.L3W14L12L151 
19Ed BrieterIdaho Falls1471W24L7L5L141 
20Legrand HarrisShellyUnr.L12L5W21F16 
21Jim SpencerSt. Anthony1402L11L16L20W231 
22Steve RyalsBoiseUnr.D7L9L8L13½  
23Ron NicholsIdaho FallsUnr.L8L17L15L2107 
24Alva HarrisShellyUnr.L19L10L14F0 

Trophies went to Germalm, Lund, Cowan, Allen (Jr.) + in the eight man unrated section to Arlo Anderson 1st, Ed Smith 2nd, David Reavill 3rd, Bill Spaletta Jr. Cash awards in rated section also given. Twelve new USCF members added! Eugene Cowan directed. Total players in both sections = 32!