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9th Annual Los Angeles Open

The 9th Annual Los Angeles Open will be held from October 5-7, 2012 at the Sheraton Four Points LAX, 9750 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles, California.

The event has a $15,000 projected prize fund (based on 200 entries) with $10,000 guaranteed.

The event has 6 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 1900, Under 1600, Under 1300 and Under 1000. Each section has either 3-day (October 5-7) or 2-day (October 6-7) schedules to play in.

Entry fees are from 30 USD (U1000) to 120 USD.

Open Section: $2000-1000-500-300, clear or tiebreak win $100 bonus, top U2300/Unr (not a section) $500-250. FIDE rated.
Under 2200 Section: $1200-600-400-200, top U2000 (no unrated) $500-250.
Under 1900 Section: $1200-600-400-200, top U1700 (no unrated) $500-250.
Under 1600 Section: $1000-500-300-200, top U1400 (no unrated) $400-200.
Under 1300 Section: $500-300-200-150, top U1100 (no unrated) $200-100.
Under 1000 Section: Trophies to top 5, 1st Under 800, Under 600, Under 400, Unrated.

Official website

Sheraton Four Points LAX

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