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7th NY International

The world famous Marshall Chess Club is organizing the 7th NY International on 18-22th June. The event will have three sections: FIDE Norm, U2200 and U1900.

FIDE Norm Section is open to all players rated 2200 or above (USCF or FIDE) and special invitees. The playing format is 9 rounds, Swiss System, 40/90, SD/30, 30 second increment.

The section prize fund is $12,500 unconditionally guaranteed: $5000-2500-1500-1000, U2500 FIDE $1000, U2400 $1000, U2300 $500, plus special brilliancy prize.

Last year 2 GM and 3 IM Norms were achieved.

Manhattan aerial view

The U2200 Section is open to all players rated under 2200 and unrated. The playing format is 6 rounds, Swiss System, 40/90, SD/30, 30 second increment.

The section prize fund is $4000 based on 60 entries (which is also a maximum): $1500-800-500-200, Top U2100 $500, Top U2000 $500. FIDE rated, USCF ratings used for pairings and prizes.

The U1900 Section is open to all players rated under 1900 and unrated. The playing format is 5 rounds, Swiss System, 40/115, SD/30; 5d.

The section prize fund is $4500 based on 70 entries: $1500-800-500-200, Top U1750 $500, Top U1600 $500, Top U1450 $500.

Registration is now possible at: http://www.marshallchessclub.org/tournaments/international2014

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