$12,000 4th Annual Joe Yun Memorial

Hilton Inn Akron Fairlawn

Event Overview


Many restaurants within walking distance, indoor and outdoor pool, restaurant, bar.
Hotel Rate: $139, must reserve by July 16 to guarantee rate, 330-867-5000. 
Ask for Joe Yun Rate.

$12,000 Guaranteed Prize Fund

Format:  5 Round Swiss. Sets and clocks provided.
Time limits: 3-Day Option: 40/90, SD/30, d20.
2 Day Option: Rounds 1&2: G/75 d5, Rounds 3-5: 40/90, SD/30, d20
5 Sections: Elite, U2000, U1700, U1400, U1100
Elite Section: Open to players over 2000 USCF or over 1900 FIDE.

Players may play up one section only. 
Unofficial ratings may be used for unrated players.


Elite:  $2000-1000-600. top U2300: $650-350.

U2000: $1000-500. top U1800: $400-200

U1700: $1000-500. top U1500  (no unr): $400-200.

U1400: $800-500. top U1200  (no unr): $400-$200

U1100: $600-300. top U900:   (no unr): $300-$100. 

*Unrated prize limits: U1700 $400, U1400 $300, U1000 $150.



3-Day Schedule: Registration ends at 6 pm Friday. 
Rounds: Friday 7 pm, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 9:00-3:00.

2-Day Schedule: Registration ends at 9 am Saturday.
Rounds: Saturday 10-1:30-5, Sunday 9:00-3:00. 

Entry Fee:  $120 by 9 pm 7-17, $130 at site or online until one hour before round 1.
IM’s, GM’s free, $100 deducted from prize winnings. 
Reentry: $50, not available for Elite Section.
Free USCF membership for scholastic players, new or expired memberships only.
Half point byes okay, limit 2, not last round, must request before round 2 pairings are posted. 

Blitz Tournament Saturday July 20th at 9:30 pm, register by 9:15.

Contact: Stacia PughClick here to show mail address216-346-9643, text ok.
Michael Joelson, 216-321-7000, Click here to show mail address



Sponsored by the Dennis and Kathy Helmuth Charitable Fund


3180 W. Market Street
Akron, OH 44333
United States

Sections: 5
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: $12,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Progress With Chess
Email: mdjoelson@progresswithchess.org
Phone: 216-312-4298