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Continental Chess Open in Sturbridge, Massachusetts

The 43rd Annual Continental Open will be held from August 8-11, 2013, Host Hotel at Cedar Lake, 366 Main St (Rt 20 West), Sturbridge, Massachusetts (I-84 Exit 3, near I-90).

The event has 5 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 1900, Under 1600 and Under 1300.

All sections have either 4-day (August 8-11), 3-day (August 9-11) or 2-day (August 10-11) schedules to play in.

The projected prize fund is $30,000 based on 250 entries, with $24,000 minimum guaranteed.

Open: $3000-1500-900-600-400, clear or tiebreak win $200 bonus, top U2350 $1000-500. FIDE rated.
Under 2200: $2000-1000-700-500-300, top U2050/Unr $800-400.
Under 1900: $2000-1000-700-500-300, top U1750 (no unr) $800-400.
Under 1600: $1800-900-700-500-300, top U1450 (no unr) $700-400.
Under 1300: $1000-700-400-300-200, top U1150 (no unr) $400-200.

Earlier this year Sturbridge hosted the 22nd Annual Eastern Class Championships.

Tournament website

Host Hotel Sturbridge

Host Hotel Sturbridge

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