2022 Arkansas State Championship

State Championship Event
Courtyard by Marriott

Event Overview

Flyer: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LDjd6jO4Fbx7ac6L5jgf2tAtI2euCUdX/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=109223763171429705286&rtpof=true&sd=true
Courtyard by Marriott, 154 E Aspen Ln, Russellville, AR 72802
This year’s state championship will use the same three-day/two-day 6 round format from last year, meaning that players are able to choose whether they want to play Friday, Saturday, and Sunday or just Saturday and Sunday. Time Control G/90+30 for all 3 day games, 2 Day G/60d5 for first two games then merge. Entry fee is $60. US Chess membership and ACA dues are required. ACA dues are ($10/yr adults 21+, $5/yr youth). Entry fees can be paid through cash, check, or a card onsite. All players will be in the same section, while prizes will be determined based upon overall and rating performance. This is an open tournament, meaning that any player within the US Chess organization can play, but only AR players are eligible for the title or trophies. Equipment will be provided. Tournament director will be Nicholas Jaeger. Contact information: arkansaschess@gmail.com or 870-688-6423.
Register at reg4chess.com here: https://www.reg4chess.com/register.asp?tid=5446
Courtyard by Marriott has offered any chess player in this tournament a rate of $99/night for either a king or double queen bed room. They have reserved twenty blocks at this rate. If we meet the 20 block threshold, the tournament venue will be free and the prizes will be increased accordingly. Reservations must be made by 8/5. To reserve, call 479-968-6000 and mention the chess tournament for the discounted rate. You can also reserve at this website:
3-day Schedule: Friday Registration 6 PM-6:45 PM, Round 1 7 PM, Saturday Round 2 9 AM, Round 3 2 PM, Round 4 7 PM, Sunday Round 5 9 AM Round 6 2 PM (All games G/90+5)
2-Day Schedule: Sat Registration 8-8:45 AM Round 1 9 AM Round 2 11 AM Round 3 2 PM Round 4 7 PM Sunday Round 5 9 AM Round 6 2 PM (Round 1 and 2 G/60d5 round 3 merge with 3 day)
1st $450 2nd $350 3rd $250 and U2000, U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200, U1000, UNR $150 each (Based on 50)​


154 Aspen Lane
Russellville, AR 72802
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 2100
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Nicholas Jaeger
Email: arkansaschess@gmail.com
Phone: 870-688-6423