The Long Island Open is set to take place on 16-18th March at the Holiday Inn Islip Airport in Ronkonkoma, USA.
The event will have a prize fund of $12,000 based on 150 paid entries, with a minimum of $8,000 guaranteed.
There will be four tournament sections, with prizes as follows:
Open Section: $1500-800-500-300, clear winner or 1st on tiebreak $100 bonus, top U2300/Unr $600, U2200/Unr $500. FIDE rated.
Under 2100 Section: $1000-600-400-300, top U1900 (no unr) $500, U1800 $400 (no unr).
Under 1700 Section: $900-500-300-200, top U1500 (no unr) $450, U1400 (no unr) $350.
Under 1300 Section: $800-400-200-100, top U1100 (no unr) $300.
Ronkonkoma is located on Long Island in the Town of Islip, Suffolk County, New York. The population was 20,029 at the 2000 census. Ronkonkoma is also home to Long Island MacArthur Airport, sometimes referred to simply as Islip Airport.