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IM Donaldson Championship (G/90)

Friday, December 20, 2019 to Sunday, December 22, 2019

5 Round Swiss - Full weekend Tournament
3-day and 2-day Schedules Available


$5000 b/90 60% guaranteed

Open (FIDE rated): 1st: $1000, 2nd: $500 3rd: $200 4th: $100, Best under 2200: $400
Section A (1800-1999, FIDE rated): 1st: $450, 2nd: $250, 3rd: $100
Section B (1600-1799):1st: $400, 2nd: $250, 3rd: $100
Section C (1400-1599): 1st: $400, 2nd: $250, 3rd: $100
Section DEu (under1400): 1st: $300, 2nd: $150, 3rd: $50



$70 for MI members, $80 for non-members.
Late fee of $20 for entries received after Dec 15th.
Play-up: $20 (need to be within 200 rating point of the next section.)
Make checks payable to: Mechanics' Institute. All prizes will be mailed — please provide a mailing address.

Free entry to GM/IM/WGM/WIMs by 12/6. Prize-EF applies.


Friday, 12/20: 5-5:45pm
Saturday, 12/21: 9-9:45AM


3-day Schedule: Friday 6pm, Saturday 10am, merge, 3pm, Sunday 10am, 3pm
2-day Schedule: Saturday 10am, 12:30pm, merge, 3pm, Sunday 10am, 3pm

Merge after Round 2 - all compete for the same prize.

BYES: All bye requests must be made before start of round 2. Last round bye irrevocable.


3-day schedule: all rounds G/90 +30s inc

2-day schedule: Round 1-2: G/60; d5 and Round 3-4-5: G/90 +30s inc


For more information, contact us at 415-393-0110 or

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