April 12-15 or 13-15       GPP: 150         Connecticut

     3rd annual FOXWOODS OPEN
ONLINE ENTRY is now available for this tournament!


3rd annual Foxwoods Open.  7-SS, 40/2, SD/1 (3-day option, rds. 1-4
G/75), Foxwoods Resort Casino & Hotel (World's largest casino), Rt 2,
Ledyard 06339 (I-95 to Exit 92 to Rt 2 West, or I-395 to Exit 85 to Rt
164 to Rt 2 East). Free parking. 
45 miles from T.F. Green Airport (Providence, RI), shuttle $15. 
Shuttles leave airport at 11 am, 6 pm and 10 pm daily and return from 
Foxwoods at 8:15 am, 3 pm and 7:15 pm daily; trip takes one hour.  
Call 800-888-4661 at least 24 hours in advance to assure availability.
14 miles from Groton/New London Airport; shuttle from New London Amtrak 
station about $3. 
Free shuttle to Mashantucket Pequot Museum, largest Native American 
museum in USA. 
Free analysis of your games by Grandmaster Arthur Bisguier!
$100,000 prize fund based on 700 entries; else proportional except 
60% of each prize guaranteed. Unrated count as 1/3 entry toward prize fund.  
Unrated must enter Unrated or Open section.  In 8 sections:

Open:  $10000-5000-2500-1200-800-700-600-500-400-400, U2400/Unr 2000-
1000-700-500.  

Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800: each $6000-3000-1500-1000-700-500-
400-400-300-300.  

Under 1600: $5000-2500-1500-1000-700-500-400-400-300-300.  

Under 1400: $4000-2000-1000-800-700-500-400-400-300-300.  

Under 1200: $2000-1000-700-500-400-400-300-300-300-300.  If 1400/over 
after 12/97, prize limit $500.  

Unrated: $1000-600-300-200-100.

Foreign (US residents under 3 years) need established rating (25 games)
as of 4/01 list to win over $2000 in U2200, $1600 U2000, $1300 U1800,
$1000 U1600, $700 U1400, $400 U1200.  

Entry fee: 4-day $224, 3-day $223 if check mailed by 4/3, all $250 at site.  
No checks at site. Credit cards: $230 phoned by 4/9, $250 at site.  Advance 
EF $3 less to CSCA members (must deduct from EF; no $3 refunds). GMs free; 
$180 deducted from prize.  Special EF: $20 less to juniors under 18. 
Re-entry (except Open Section)$100. ONLINE ENTRY is now available- however,
the $3 discount to CSCA members is not offered for these entries. 

Unrated Section entry fee: 4-day $64, 3-day $63 if check mailed by 4/3, $70 
phoned with credit card by 4/9, $80 at site.  

Credit cards: call 845-496-9658 (entries, questions) or 406-896-2038 (no 
questions).  No phone entry after 4/9.  4-day schedule:  Reg. ends Thu 7 pm, 
rds. Thu 8, Fri 12-7, Sat 12-7, Sun 10-4:30.  3-day schedule:  Reg. ends Fri 
8 pm, rds Fri 9 pm, Sat 10-1-4-7, Sun 10-4:30.  Byes: all; limit 2, add 50 
cents to EF for rd 1 bye.  Rds 5-7 byes must commit before rd 4.  

Hotel rates: Grand Pequot Tower (tournament site) $110-110, Great Cedar 
Hotel (connected building; very close) $99-99, Two Trees Inn (15 minute 
walk; free shuttle) $89-89. 1-800-FOXWOOD, you must reserve by 3/29 (Two 
Trees by 4/1) or you will have to stay at least 3 miles away.  Airfares: 
World Travel Partners, 800-843-1110.  Car rentals:  Avis, 800-331-1600, use 
AWD #D657633. 
Other lodging:  Hilltop Inn (3 miles away), 877-965-0500, ask for $99 
chess rate. 

Entries: Continental Chess, PO Box 249, Salisbury Mills NY 12577.  
845-496-9658, fax 845-497-7990 (do not fax after 4/9). No smoking. FIDE rated.   

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