The Pacific Southwest Open is scheduled to take place on July 5-7 at the Radisson Hotel at Los Angeles Airport.
Concurrently, the Pacific Southwest Scholastic will be held on July 6th. The events will be played in the Catalina and Laguna Meeting Rooms of the hotel.
The tournament format is six-round Swiss, with the time control 40/2, SD/1, d/5, in five sections.
The prize fund is 10,000 USD, based on 165 entries, but 80% of each prize is guaranteed.
Open: $1700-750-400-300-200, U2400 400, U2200 700-300-200
Premier (under 2000): $750-300-200-100
Amateur (Under 1800): $750-300- 200-100
Reserve (Under 1600): $750-300-200-100
Booster (Under 1400/unrated): $400-200-100, U1200 150, Unr 150.
Entry Fee: $99 by 05/20, $105 by 06/25 $109 at door. GM/IM free, $99 from prize. Booster (U1400) section Entry Fee: $80 by 05/20, $87 by 06/25, $95 door.
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