|The Morristown Hyatt|
|Chess tables on The Green|
|Players at Lake Hopatcong 1926 (clockwise): Capablanca boating with his family, Marshall at the wheel, Kupchick testing the summer fruit with the hotel staff, Ed. Lasker on the diving board, and Maroczy fiddling his violin.|
If you have not entered already, best to register and pay at the site. Here are the tournament details:
67th Annual New Jersey Open Championship
Headquarters Plaza Hyatt, 3 Headquarters Plaza, Morristown, NJ (973) 898-9100
In 4 sections, Open Section, Gold U1900, Silver U1600 and Booster U1300. 6SS Time Control: 40/2, SD/1. With 3 day and 2 day schedules. Prizes: Open:$500-$400-$300-$200-$100, Top Expert & A: $100 and trophy. Trophy to NJ Champion. Gold Section $500-$300-$100. Top B: $100 and trophy. Prizes for Open and Gold sections guaranteed. Silver U1600: $500-$300-$100. Top D: $100 and trophy. Booster U1300: $500-$300-$100. Top E & F $100 & trophy. Prizes for Silver & Booster based on 35 entries in each section. All sections get these trophies: Top 3, Top Senior over age 55, Top Under age 16, Top Under Age 13. Unrated may win first place in Open section only. EF Early $68 if paid by 8/27. EF onsite is $80. $50 for re-entry. 3 day reg at hotel: 9:00am-11:00am 8/31/2013. 2 Day reg at hotel: Sunday, 9/1/2013 9-10am. Rounds: 3 day Saturday 12:00 & 6:30pm, Sunday 11am & 6pm, Monday 9am & 3:30pm. Rounds 2 day:1-2-3(G/60) Sunday 10:30am & ASAP. 3 Day and 2 Day schedules merge in round 4. Entries to Noreen Davisson, 6 Red Barn Lane, Randolph, NJ 07869. Email: Noreen@deanofchess.com.