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19th Mid-America Open

The 19th Annual Mid-America Open will be held from March 13-15, 2015, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Louis-Clayton, 7750 Carondelet Ave., St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000. All sections have either 3-day (March 13-15) or 2-day (March 14-15) schedules to play in.

The tournament format is 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/110, SD/30, d10.

Last year winner was GM Fidel Corrales.

The event has a $20,000 prize fund:

Open Section: $2000-1000-500-300, clear winner or 1st on tiebreak $100 bonus, top U2300/Unr $800-400.
Under 2100 Section: $1400-700-400-200.
Under 1900 Section: $1400-700-400-200.
Under 1700 Section: $1400-700-400-200.
Under 1500 Section: $1200-600-300-200.
Under 1300 Section: $1000-500-300-200.
Under 1000 Section: $500-300-200-100, plaques to first 3, top Under 800, Under 600, Unrated.

Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Louis-Clayton

Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Louis-Clayton

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