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Century West Open in Los Angeles

Century West Open, a renewed Southern California Chess Federation event, is set to take place on 11-13th January at the Radisson LAX, 6225 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045.

The event will be FIDE rated and held in five sections: Open, Premier, Amateur, Reserve and Booster. All sections will be played over 5 rounds of Swiss system.

The prize fund will be $$10,000 based on 165 entries and 80% of each prize is guaranteed.

Open: $$1700-750-400-300-200, U2400 400, U2200 700-300-200.
Premier (under 2000): $$750-300-200-100.
Amateur (Under 1800): $$750-300- 200-100.
Reserve (Under 1600): $$750-300-200-100.
Booster (Under 1400/unrated): $$400-200-100, U1200 150, Unr 150. (Unrated may win Unrated prizes only.)

Radisson LAX

Radisson LAX

3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 & 6, Sun 10 & 4:15.
2-day schedule: Reg ends Sat 10 am, rds. Sat 11, 2:30 & 6, Sun 10 & 4:15.

Info: info@metrochessla.com.
Web site, On-line entry: www.metrochessla.com
Ent: Metropolitan Chess, PO Box 25112, Los Angeles, CA 90025-0112

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