2021 Forester Open - $20,000

Grand Prix
Great Wolf Lodge, DFW

Event Overview

The 2021 Forester Open will be held at the Great Wolf Lodge in the DFW Metroplex. The hotel is 10 minutes from the Dallas International Airport.

Two SectionsOpen Section (5 days, November 24th-28th). Amateur Section (3 days, November 26th-28th)


Open (November 24th-28th) 9 Rounds 40/90, SD30; +30 = 24/11, 6:00pm. 25/11, 10:00am, 5:00pm. 26/11, 10:00am, 5:00pm. 27/11, 10:00am, 5:00pm. 28/11, 10:00am, 5:00pm.

Amateur U2200 (November 26th-28th) 7 Rounds G90/ +30. 26/11, 2:00pm, 7:00pm. 27/11, 9:00am, 2:00pm, 7:00pm. 28/11, 9:00am, 2:00pm.


$20,000 based on 240 fully paid entries. Under prizes based on USCF published rating.

Open Section= 1st, $3,000. 2nd, $2000. 3rd, $1200, 4th $1000, 5th, $800, 6th, $700. Top U2400, $800. Top U2200 $700

Amateur Section (U2200)= 1st, $2400, 2nd, $1600, 3rd, $1100. Top U2000, $1,100, $600. Top U1800, $800, $400. Top U1600, $700, $300. Top U1200, $500, $300.


Each individual guest will make their own reservation by visiting our website at www.greatwolf.com Guest will select “reservations” and insert Group Code 2111BLAKEM under “Offer Code” or guest can call the toll-free Central Reservations Department at 1-844-554-WOLF(9653) identifying themselves as part of the Blakeman Chess Club by the cut-off date above.

Registration and Entry: BlakemanChess.com

Extra tournament information can be found at BlakemanChess.com


100 Great Wolf Dr
Grapevine, TX 76051
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points: 80
Prize Fund: $10,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Blakeman Chess
Email: BlakemanChess@gmail.com
Phone: 817-584-4099

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