2022 Arkansas Open

Hyatt Place

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Venue Info

Chess Rate: $139 /per night , Call 479-601-8450 to book. Try to book by 05/24 to guarantee rate. Mention 2022 Arkansas Open Chess

Alternate Hotel

Rate: $77 /per night, 5 minutes from the Hyatt Place 



Entry Fees: Main Event ($60), Beginner Tournament ($30), Side Event ($10-$20)

ACA Membership required for Arkansas Residents. ($10/yr adults 21+, $5/yr youth).

Payment: Cash or Check on-site

Sections: Open, Beginner (U1001) *Open section is open to everyone, Unrated players can play in any section

*U1601 section possible based on entries

Registration: Main Event, Saturday 06/25 8 a.m.- 8:45 a.m. / Side Event Friday 06/24 6 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.


Main Event (Open) 06/25-06/26

5 Round SS (Standard Swiss) G/ 90;+30

Round Times

Sat 06/25

1: 9 a.m. 2: 2 p.m. 3. 7 p.m.

Sun 06/26

4. 9 a.m. 5. 2 p.m.

*One 1/2 point Bye available any round (Must declare before Round 3 pairings to be prize eligible)


Beginner Tournament (U1001/UNR) Saturday 06/25 Only

4 Round SS (Standard Swiss) G/ 25; +5

Round Times

1: 9 a.m. 2: 10 a.m. 3: 11 a.m. 4: 1 p.m.

*Beginner Players may merge to the main event starting round 2 if desired. You will receive a 1/2 pt bye for Round 1 and will be charged $30 extra


Side Event Friday 06/24

5 Round RR (Round Robin) 6 person sections G/ 5; +3 Blitz rated, Start time 7 p.m., following rounds immediately after

3 Round RR (Quad Format) 4 person sections G/ 15; +5 Quick rated, Start time 8:30 p.m., following rounds immediately after

* Winners to receive free entry to the Main Event


Prize Fund


1st: $300 + Plaque

2nd: $200 + Plaque

*Class prizes possible if no U1601 section

*Tiebreaks used to decide the winner of plaques



1st: $120

2nd: $60


348 Van Asche Dr
Fayetteville, AR 72703
United States

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

Organizer Overview

David Morgan
Email: davidmrgn155@gmail.com
Phone: 479-453-9984

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