The Columbia Open
Presented by the Columbia Chess Club
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022
First Church of the Nazarene
901 St. Andrews Rd., Columbia, SC 29210
Registration online is preferred. On-site registration will be available from 8 a.m. until 10:15 a.m.
4 Round Swiss. Time control is G45/d5 (45 minutes starting time with a 5-second delay), which will be USCF dual-rated under both Quick and Classical. USCF Rules Apply, active USCF Membership required. If you need to renew or obtain a USCF membership, please visit https://new.uschess.org/join-us-chess.
Prizes and sections will be based on the number of entrants. Prizes payout 70%.
Please bring sets and clocks if available, as on-site resources will be limited.
Round 1: 10:30 a.m.
Round 2: 12:45 p.m.
Round 3: 2:30 p.m.
Round 4: 4:15 p.m.
A single half-point bye is available any round, including the final round. The half-point bye may be requested as a part of the advance entry or on site before the tournament starts. Thereafter the only bye available is a zero-point bye. The chief tournament director shall have the ability to grant a half-point bye for any round on unusual circumstances.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any inquiries, or call/text James Brandmair at 803-569-0938.