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2016 Western Idaho Open
December 10-11, Boise, ID

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A Northwest Chess Grand Prix Event!!!

Format: 5 Round Swiss System

Time Control: Game/120;d5

2 Sections: OPEN and U1400 Reserve

Site: La Quinta Inn & Suites, 7965 W. Emerald St., Boise, ID 83704.

Entry Fee: $30 ($25 if Under 18 or 60+ years old) if registered by December 5, 2016. Special Family Rate of $60. $5 more for all if received after December 5, 2016. E-mail entry will lock in advance entry rate.

Current US Chess Membership is required, available at site or online at

Current ICA Membership is required. OSA (Other States Acceptable).

Click here to Register Online.

Register & check in: 8:00 - 8:45 a.m. Saturday, December 10, 2016 Those not paid and checked in by 8:45 a.m. may not be paired in first round. Players arriving for round 2 (even if not known in advance) may take a retroactive first round bye as long as they arrive before 1:15 p.m.

Round Times:
Round 1: 9:00 a.m., Saturday, December 10, 2016
Round 2: 1:30 p.m., Saturday, December 10, 2016
Round 3: 6:00 p.m., Saturday, December 10, 2016
Round 4: 9:00 a.m., Sunday, December 11, 2016
Round 5: 1:30 p.m., Sunday, December 11, 2016

1/2 point bye (Maximum 1), in any Round. Must notify TD before round 2 is paired.

Prizes (Based on 30 Entries) (Note: for this calculation, Special Family Rate entries count as 2 players): Open: $200, $100, $75. Reserve: $100, $75, $50.

Contact Chief TD: Jeffrey Roland, 1514 S. Longmont Ave., Boise, ID 83706, E-mail:,

Make all checks payable to Idaho Chess Association.

No Computers, No Smoking, Wheelchair access

Please bring sets and digital clocks if you have them.