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Pittsburgh Open 2015

sah 4The 16th Annual Pittsburgh Open will be held from March 6-8, 2015, at the Wyndham Garden Pittsburgh Airport Hotel, One Industry Lane, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The event has 4 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1700 and Under 1300. All sections have either 3-day (March 6-8) or 2-day (March 7-8) schedules to play in.

The playing format is 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/110, SD/30, d10.

The event has a $15,000 prize fund, based on 180 paid entries, with $12,000 minimum guaranteed.

Open: $2000-1000-500-300, clear or tiebreak winner $100 bonus, top Under 2300/Unr $800-400.
Under 2100: $1400-700-400-200, top Under 1900/Unr $400-200.
Under 1700: $1200-600-300-200, top Under 1500 (no Unr) $400-200.
Under 1300: $1000-500-300-150, top Under 1100 $300-150.

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