2016

35th Empire City Open

sah 4The 35th Annual Empire City Open will be held from December 27-29, 2016, at the Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 Seventh Ave, New York.

The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1100. All sections have either a 3-day schedule (December 27-29) or 2-day schedule (December 28-29) to participate in.

The tournament format is 6-round Swiss, with time control 40/110, SD/30, d10.

Last year Grandmaster Robert Hess took the trophy.

The event has a $15,000 prize fund unconditionally guaranteed.

Open Section: $1300-700-400-200, clear or tiebreak win $100 bonus, top Under 2300 or unrated $600-300.
Under 2100 Section: $1000-500-300-200.
Under 1900 Section: $1000-500-300-200.
Under 1700 Section: $900-500-300-200.
Under 1500 Section: $800-400-250-150.
Under 1300 Section: $800-400-250-150.
Under 1100 Section: $500-300-200-100, plaques to first 3, top Under 900, Under 700, Under 500, Unrated.
Unrated may not win over $100 in U1100, $200 in U1300, $300 U1500, $400 U1700, or $500 U1900.

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