The 3rd Annual Joe Yun Memorial Tournament

Hilton Inn Akron Fairlawn

Event Overview

Many restaurants within walking distance, indoor and outdoor pool, restaurant, bar.

fHR: $129, must reserve by June 22 to guarantee rate, 330-867-5000. 

Ask for Joe Yun Rate. 5 Round Swiss. Sets provided, please bring clocks.


$15,000 Prize Fund!

8 Sections: Elite, U2200 (both FIDE Rated), U2000, U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200, U1000.

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 Section Prizes 100% GUARANTEED

All other sections based on 180 paid entries. 

Prizes: Elite: $2000-1000-600-400. U2200: $1000-650-350. U2000: $900-500-300.

U1800: $800-500-300. U1600: $800-500-300. U1400: $800-500-200. U1200: $700-400-200.

U1000: $700-400-200. *Unrated players may win no more than half of any prize except FIDE Sections.


3-Day Schedule: On-site registration ends at 6:00 pm Friday.

Rounds: Friday 7 pm, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 9:00-3:00.


2-Day Schedule: Registration ends 10am.

Rounds: Saturday 11-2-5, Sunday 9:00-3:00.


Entry Fee: $115 by 9 pm 7-6, $130 at site or online until one hour before round one.

IM, GM’s free, $100 deducted from prize. $5 discount to OCA members.

Reentry: $50, not available for Elite Section.


Free USCF membership for scholastic players with new or expired memberships!

Half point byes okay, limit 2, not last round, must be requested before round 2 pairings are posted.

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


Contact: Michael Joelson, 216-321-7000,


Sponsored by the Dennis and Kathy Helmuth Charitable Fund


3180 W. Market Street
Akron, OH 44333
United States

Sections: 8
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: $15,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Progress With Chess
Phone: 216-321-7000