63rd Iowa Open Championship


Saturday, August 19, 2017 - Sunday, August 20, 2017
Coralville, IA,
Open Tournaments


30 GPP, A Heritage Event!

Aug 19-20. 63rd Iowa Open Championship (USCF & FIDE Rated) IASCA GP Super Qualifier.  5-SS, G/90, i30.  Accelerated pairings may be used in Rounds 1-2. IASCA Super GP Qualifier. Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 300 E 9th St.  (I-80, SE side of Exit 242), Coralville, IA 52241. Reg: 8:30am and ends at 9:30am Rds: Sat 10:15, 2:30, & 7:30; Sun 9:30 & 2:30 EF: $57 if postmarked before 8/14; $69 at site. IM & GM free-EF deducted from any prize, Jrs. & Sr. $10 off, $10 off Out of state residents. Prize Info: Prizes: ($2000 b/65 Top 3 Gtd) 600+T-300-200 U2200, U2000, U1800, U1600 150/75 each. US Chess Federation (USCF) membership required. On Site Available. IASCA membership required, ($10 or Out of State Accepted (OSA).  On-Site Available. Send Entry Fee to: IASCA, c/o Mark Capron, 3123 Juniper Dr., Iowa City, IA 52245 or register online at Additional Info: USCF and FIDE Rated!! Byes: Bye available Rounds 1-3 if requested prior to start of round. Rounds 4-5 only if requested prior to tournament starting. USCF – August 2017 Rating List will be used for pairing purposes. FIDE rules will be used.  Chess Magnet School JGP. Call 319-321-5435 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Directions: Take I-80 to exit 242, go south to 9th street, take a left and follow to the end of 9th street and you are there! The Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Chess rate available, $128 (INCLUDES PARKING) only until 8/1/17, rates may increase after this date. Pool, restaurant, more restaurants in walking distance. 319-688- 4000.

Mixed Doubles will be available.  Entry is $5 per person.  Average rating of the male and female must be less than 2000.  Scores will be based on percentage of each player with respect to their section (for example if you score 3 out of 5 you get an 60; if you score 3 out of 4 you get 75, etc).  The RBO has 5 rounds, the Reserve has 4 rounds and the Open has 5 rounds. Prizes:  1st $70; 2nd $40; 3rd 20.


Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
Coralville, IA