NEW ENGLAND AMATEUR
December 9-11 or 10-11, 2011- Sheraton Hotel at Bradley Airport

Dec 9-11 or 10-11. New England Amateur. 5 round Swiss, 40/100, SD/1, d/5 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/70, d/5), Sheraton Hotel, 1 Bradley Airport (visible at airport entrance), Windsor Locks CT 06096 (I-91 Exit 40 to Rt 20). Free parking, free airport shuttle.

Open to all under 2200 or unrated.

Prizes $2000 based on 40 paid entries ($40 off entries & re-entries count half), else in proportion except $1000 minimum guaranteed.  In 2 sections.

Under 2200: $400-200-200, top Under 1950 $250-150.
Under 1700: $300-200-100, top Under 1450 $180-120, no unrated may win over $150.

Entry fee: 3-day $68.50, 2-day $67.50 mailed by 12/1, $70 online at chesstour.com by 12/7, $75 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 12/7 (entry only, no questions), $80 at site.  Unrated in U1700 Section, $40 less. Re-entry $40.

3-day late reg. ends Fri 6:30 pm, rds. Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 am & 5:30 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:45 pm.
2-day late reg. ends Sat 10:30 am, rds Sat 11 am, 2:15 pm & 5:30 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:45 pm.
Half point byes: OK all, limit 2, must commit before rd 2.

USCF membership required.  Special 1 year USCF dues with paper magazine if paid with entry: Online at chesstour.com, Adult $30, Young Adult $20, Scholastic $15. Mailed, phoned or paid at site, Adult $40, Young Adult $30, Scholastic $20. 

Hotel rates: $87-87, 860-627-5311, reserve by 11/25 or rate may increase.
Car rental: 800-331-1600, use AWD D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com.

Entry: Continental Chess, PO Box 249, Salisbury Mills NY 12577.  Advance entries will be posted at chesstour.com.

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