42nd Annual Marchand Open

Heritage Event, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex (on the MCC Campus)

Event Overview

42nd Annual Marchand Open
Apr. 9-10, New York

Dr. Erich Marchand requested that his "friends play chess in his memory". 5SS, G/120 d5. Location: Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex (on the MCC Campus), 2700 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Rd., Rochester, NY 14623. $17,000 Gtd. Open Section: $3000-2000-1300-800-500-300. Under2200 & U2000 each $800-475-280. EF: $90. U1800 Section: $1050-700-400. Under 1600 $700-400. EF: $75. U1400 Section: $580-360-240. Under 1200 $340-220. EF $65. U1000 Section: $350-220-140. Under 800 $175-115. EF: $55. Unrated players in the U1800 section can only win $330, in U1400 $195 & U1000 $100. No limit in Open. Balance to next prize winners. Free EF (deducted from prize) and $100 appearance award to all GM and IM if entered by 3/20. All EF add $20 after 3/20. All sections USCF rated. Ratings as in April Supplement. Bring sets, boards, and clocks – none provided. Food court and chess books & equipment sales available on-site. No smoking allowed in the Iceplex. Reg.: 8:30-9:15am. Rds.: Sat. 10-2:15-6:30, Sun. 10-2:15. One 1/2 point bye available in round 1, 2, 3, or 4 if requested at entry. Optional first round Friday, 4/8 at 7pm played at Rochester Chess Center (register by 6:30pm). Info: 585-442-2430. Mail entry to: Rochester Chess Center, 221 Norris Dr., Rochester, NY 14610. Email entry to: chesscenter@rochester.rr.com. Web: nychess.org. Store Website: chessset.com.


2700 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Rd.
Rochester, NY 14623
United States

Sections: 4
Grand Prix Points: 150
Prize Fund: $17,000
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Ronald Lohrman
Email: chesscenter@rochester.rr.com
Phone: 585-442-2430