13th Manhattan Open

The 13th Annual Manhattan Open is taking place from July 25-27, 2014, at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Ave at 34th St. across from Penn Station, New York, NY.

The event has 5 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2000, Under 1700 and Under 1400. All sections have either 3-day (July 25-27) or 2-day (July 26-27) schedules to play in.

The playing format is 5-round Swiss, 40/110, SD/30, d10.
Top rated players are Grandmasters Sergei Azarov and Sergey Kudrin.

Last year winner was FM Leif Pressman.

The event has a guaranteed prize fund of $17,000.

Open Section: $1600-800-400-200, clear or tiebreak first $100 bonus, top Under 2450/Unr $500-250. FIDE rated.
Under 2300 Section: $1400-700-400-200, top Under 2150/Unr $500-250.
Under 2000 Section: $1400-700-400-200, top Under 1850 (no unr) $500-250, unrated limit $900.
Under 1700 Section: $1200-600-300-150, top Under 1550 (no unr) $500-250, unrated limit $600.
Under 1400 Section: $700-400-200-100, top Under 1250 (no unr) $300-150, unrated limit $300, trophies to first 3, top Under 1200, Under 1000, Under 800, Unrated.

Tournament website

New Yorker Hotel

New Yorker Hotel

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