DEAR CHESS ENTHUSIAST:

(Players of All States are Welcome)

On Labor Day Weekend (Aug. 31 – Sept. 2) the Louisiana Chess Association will host the following annual events, all of which will be held at the Hilton Airport New Orleans Hotel in the New Orleans/Kenner area:

Main Event:

2013 LA STATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
(Aug. 31 – Sept. 2; Event Details Below)

With Two Side Events:

2013 LA KICKOFF SCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT
(Open to K-12 Players – Sat., Aug. 31 – 9 a.m.)

For details and printable entry form for the Scholastic Tournament, please click on

2013 Scholastic Kickoff

& 2013 LA BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP 
(Open to All – Sat., Aug. 31 – 8 p.m.)

For details and printable entry form for the Blitz Championship, please click on

2013 Blitz Championship

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MAIN EVENT DETAILS

2013 LA STATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
Saturday – Monday, Aug. 31 – Sept. 2
(Labor Day Weekend)
at the Hilton New Orleans Airport 
901 Airline Dr. 
Kenner, LA 70062
(800-872-5914)

Hotel Rate: $92 per night
(ask for LCA rate)
(Hotel is directly across from the N.O. International Airport)

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TIME CONTROL

7SS, G/150, d5
(Rds. 1 & 2: G/120, d5)

There is a $4,500 prize fund being offered based on 100 full-paid entries, with 50% of that prize fund guaranteed.

Format: Swiss – One Open Section with Class Prizes
Rating System: Regular

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ON-SITE REGISTRATION
Sat. (Aug. 31): 8am – 9am

ROUND TIMES

Saturday (Aug. 31): 9:30am – 3:00pm
(Business Meeting Saturday at 2pm)

Sunday (Sept. 1): 9am – 2:15pm – 7:30pm
Monday (Sept. 2): 9am – 2:30pm

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PRIZES

$4,500 based on 100 paid entries
50% Guaranteed!

OPEN: $800-450-250
U2000: $450-250
U1800: $450-250
U1600: $400-200
U1400: $350-200
U1200/Unr: $350-150

NOTE: Rotating Trophy and Plaque to Top Finishing Louisiana Resident as State Champion (standard USCF tie-breaks used for state title).

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BYES

Up to three half-point byes available; must request before Round 3.

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MISC’L (but important) INFO

LCA Membership Required
($20 Adult; $10 Scholastic)
(Other states’ membership also accepted)

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Sponsoring Organization:

The Louisiana Chess Association

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Pre- Entry & Contact Information:

Adam Caveney
1301 Gen. Taylor St.
New Orleans, LA 70115

Phone (evenings): 504-895-4133
Phone: (day of tourney): 504-615-6730
Email: cb20234@yahoo.com

For more details, directions, and a pre-entry form that you can download and print for the Main Event, click on

2013 LA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Details

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND FOR THESE ANNUAL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS ! ! !

The Louisiana Chess Associaton

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