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9th Indianapolis Open

The 9th Annual Indianapolis Open will be held from August 22-24, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport, 2501 S. High School Rd (off I-465 & Airport Expwy), Indianapolis, Indiana.

The event has 5 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1800, Under 1500 and Under 1200. All sections have either 3-day (August 22-24) or 2-day (August 23-24) schedules to play in.

The tournament format is 5-round Swiss, 40/110, SD/30, d10 (2-day option, rounds 1-2 G/60, d10).

Last year winner was GM Nikola Mitkov.

The event has a $16,000 prize fund, based on 200 paid entries, with $12,000 minimum guaranteed.

Open Section: $2000-1000-500-300, clear or tiebreak winner $100 bonus, top Under 2300/Unr $800-400.
Under 2100 Section: $1400-700-400-200, top Under 1950/unr $500.
Under 1800 Section: $1400-700-400-200, top Under 1650 (no unr) $400.
Under 1500 Section: $1000-500-300-200, top Under 1350 (no unr) $300.
Under 1200 Section: $500-300-200-100, plaque to first 3, top Under 1000, Under 800, Under 600, Unrated.
Unrated may not win over $150 in U1200, $300 U1500, or $500 U1800.

Tournament website

Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport

Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport

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