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21st Annual Kings Island Open

The 21st Annual Kings Island Open will be held from November 9-11, 2012 at the Kings Island Resort, 5691 Kings Island Drive (I-71, 6 mi north of I-275), Mason, near Cincinnati, Ohio.

The event has a $30,000 projected prize fund (based on 350 entries) with $24,000 guaranteed.

The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1250 and Under 1000. Each section has either 3-day (November 9-11) or 2-day (November 10-11) schedules to play in.

Open Section: $3000-1500-800-600-400, 1st on tiebreak $200 bonus, top U2300/Unr $1600-800. FIDE rated.
Under 2100 Section: $2000-1000-500-400-300.
Under 1900 Section: $2000-1000-500-400-300.
Under 1700 Section: $2000-1000-500-400-300.
Under 1500 Section: $1800-900-500-300-200.
Under 1250 Section: $1400-700-400-300-200.
Under 1000 Section: $800-400-300-200-100.
Unrated prize limits: U1000 $200, U1250 $400, U1500 $600, U1700 $800, U1900 $1000. Balance goes to next player(s) in line.

Kings Island Resort

Kings Island Resort

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