PAUL MORPHY CHESS WEEKEND - Friday - Sunday, July 13-15, 2018 - New Orleans, LA

 2018 PAUL MORPHY CHESS WEEKEND

Friday - Sunday, July 13-15, 2018

Ochsner/ Brent House Conference Center

1512 Jefferson Hwy., New Orleans, LA  70121

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THIS TOURNAMENT FEATURES THE FOLLOWING EVENTS:

1)  Paul Morphy Main Event

2) Scholastic Tourn. (1-day only, Sat., July 14)

3) Simul by Special Guest NM Damir Studen

4) Master Class by NM Studen on Sat., July 14)

(TOURNAMENT EVENTS REQUIRE USCF & LCA MEMBERSHIPS, WHICH MAY BE PURCHASED ON SITE.)

SEE DETAILS BELOW FOR EACH OF THESE EVENTS

  Paul Morphy Main Event 

5SS, G/90 i30, 2- or 3-day schedules available

Prize Fund: $3,000 b/80 full-paid entries

Sections: OPEN and RESERVE (U1800)

OPEN:  $500-300-200

(U2000: $250-125)

RESERVE (U1800): $300-200

(U1600: $275-150)

(U1400/unr.:  $250-125)

(U1200:  $225-100)

Round Times

3-Day Schedule:

Friday:  7:30pm

Saturday:  2pm & 7pm

Sunday:  10am & 3pm

NOTE:  BOTH SCHEDULES MERGE AT ROUND 2

2-Day Schedule:

Saturday:  9am & 2pm & 7pm

Sunday:  10am & 3pm

Entry Fee

Open & Reserve:  $55 by 7/10; $65 after 7/10; $75 on site - On-site Registration closes 30 minutes before the start of Round 1.


 Scholastic Tournament

One-day Only, Saturday morning, July 14, 2018

4SS, G/25 d5 

Sections (Fall 2018 Grade Level):

K-3        K-6        K-12

Round Times

Saturday:  9am & 10:10am & 11:20am & 12:30pm

Prizes

Trophies to top 10 in each section

Entry Fee

$25 by 7/10; $30 after 7/10; $35 on site

On-site Registration closes 30 minutes before the start of Round 1.


NM Damir Studen Simul

(Open to All)

Friday, July 13, 2018

5:30pm - 7pm

Entry Fee

$25 (maximum of 20 boards)


Master Class

taught by NM Namir Studen

Open to all adults & mature, highly rated juniors not playing in the Scholastic Tournament

Saturday, July 14, 2018

9:30am - 12 noon

Entry Fee

$25 (maximum of 20 boards)


ADVANCE REGISTRATION

To register in advance, please fill out the form below:

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2018 PAUL MORPHY ENTRY FORM

Name:  ___________________________________ USCF #  ____________________

Section:  Open _____  Reserve  ______ Scholastic K-3 _____  K-6_____  K-12 ______ 

Bye Request:  Rd. ______     Friday Simul:  ______      Saturday Master Class: _______

Address: __________________________________  City: ______________________

State: ________   Zip: _______________    Phone: ____________________________

E-mail (PLEASE PRINT):  ________________________________________________

Parent/Guardian Name:  _________________________________________________

TOTAL PAYMENT:  $ ________________

(Please make check payable to Chess NOLA, and mail to:

                                         Paul Morphy Tournament

                                        459 Audubon Blvd.

                                        New Orleans, LA  70125


WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!