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136th New York State Championship

The 136th Annual New York State Championship will be held from August 29-September 1, 2014, at the Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY.

The event has 5 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1800, Under 1500 and Under 1200. The Open section has either 4-day (August 29-September 1) or 3-day (August 30-September 1) schedules to play in while all other sections have either 4-day (August 29-September 1), 3-day (August 30-September 1) or 2-day (August 31-September 1) schedules to play in.

The tournament format is 6-round Swiss with the time control 40/110, SD/30, d10.

Last year New York State Champion was Nicolas De T Checa (then 11-years old).

The event has a $13,000 prize fund, unconditionally guaranteed.

Open Section: $1500-700-500-300, top Under 2300/Unr $800-400. State title and $100 bonus to top scoring NY State resident (both decided on tiebreak if tied).
Under 2100 Section: $1000-500-300-200, top Under 1900 $400.
Under 1800 Section: $1000-500-300-200, top Under 1600 $400.
Under 1500 Section: $800-400-200-100, top Under 1300 $300.
Under 1200 Section: $500-300-200-100, trophy to first 3, top Under 1000, Under 800, Under 600, Unrated.
Unrated may not win over $200 in U1200, $400 U1500, or $600 U1800.

Tournament website

Albany Marriott

Albany Marriott

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