2021 Mississippi Closed Championship

State Championship Event
CSpire Headquarters

Event Overview

  • Only Mississippi residents may participate. Format: 5SS, rounds 1-2 g/60 i/30, rounds 3-5 g/90 i30
  • One half point bye available for all but last round. Must declare before the start of the 2nd round.
  • Prize funds will be split in the case of ties.
  • US Chess Federation rated. USCF membership required for all participants. Mississippi Chess Association membership required of all Mississippi participants aged 18 or older.
  • Early entry fee (must be received by 10/14): $55, includes yearly MCA dues. Junior entries (under 18) are $45 and do not include MCA dues. After 10/14 all entries increase by $20. Entries via Paypal payments@mcachess.org or mailed to MCA, 120 Stockton Dr, Flowood, MS 39232. Please include your email to receive instructions from TD.
  • Two sections: Open and U1500.
  • Prizes: 75% payout of entry fees. Open 1st, 2nd, 3rd; U1500 1st, 2nd, 3rd;
  • Rounds: Saturday 9, 2, 6. Sunday 9, 2:30.
  • All players must check-in in person or by email by 8:30. Late registration closes at 8:30. Players who check-in or register after 8:30 will be paired on an as-available basis after the round has begun.  

1000 Highland Colony Pkwy
Ridgeland, MS 39157
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: Yes
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Mark O Nicholas
Email: mark@mcachess.org
Phone: 6156313876

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