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George Washington Open

The George Washington Open will be held from February 26-28, 2016, at the Hyatt Dulles, 2300 Dulles Corner Blvd, Herndon, Virginia.

The event has 5 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1800, Under 1500 and Under 1200. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (February 26-28) or 2-day schedule (February 27-28) to participate in.

The tournament format is 5 round Swiss with the time control 40/110, SD/30, d10 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60, d10).

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

Open Section: $1500-800-500-300, clear or tiebreak 1st $100 bonus, top U2300/Unr $600-300.
Under 2100 Section: $1200-600-300-200, top Under 1900/Unr $500-250.
Under 1800 Section: $1000-500-300-200, top Under 1600 (no Unr) $400-200.
Under 1500 Section: $600-300-200-100, top Under 1300 (no Unr) $240-120.
Under 1200 Section: $300-150-100-50, top Under 1000 (no Unr) $120-70, plaques to top 3, first U800, U600, Unrated.

Hyatt Dulles

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