Eastern Maine Open: Saturday, September 29, 2007

09.25.07 With all the action at the World Championship in Mexico City, let's not forget about local chess in Maine. The Eastern Maine Open is coming up on Saturday, September 29th. This four round, G/60 event will be played at the University of Maine, Orono and will have prizes for sections from Open down to Class G. Here are all the specifics.

J. Paul Ciarrocchi at the 2006 Eastern Maine Open

Memorial Union, University of Maine September 29, 2007
A Maine Chess Player of the Year Event

$15 for advance entry (by 9/27/2007), $20 on-site
Maine Chess Association membership required for open
Memberships available on-site ($6 for adults)

Four round Swiss System, Game60
Four sections (Open, U1400, U1000, U600)
Registration 8:30-9:15, first round begins at 9:30

Open: $100 & trophy (first)
U1400: $40 & trophy (first)
U1000: $30 & trophy (first)
U600: trophy (first), medallions for 2nd and 3rd
Class: X - $25. A - $25. B - $25. C - $25. D - $25. E - $25.
F (800-999) & G (600-799) ’Äì each trophy (first), medallions for 2nd and 3rd

On I-95, take exit 191. Turn right at intersection and proceed to end of road. Take a left, and follow the road to the University of Maine sign. Take left at sign, and follow to Memorial Union. Go to the Bumps Room for registration.

Advance entries: Thomas Sandford, 7 Wedgewood Drive, Veazie, ME 04401.
Questions: Thomas Sandford, sandford@umit.maine.edu


1990 was my last tournament in Orono. I'll play again this Saturday. See you all there. Roger

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