2017 U.S. Blind Chess Championship in Lindsborg, KS.
Sept. 15-16 (Fri&Sat), Lindsborg. Lindsborg is a small safe community of 3,000 people. 4 SS or 4 RR (depends on #of players), G/135 d0. EF: Free. Playing site: Karpov School, 106 S. Main St, Lindsborg. Reg. must be received by Sep. 1, 2017: Contact: Anna James 785-227-7555,firstname.lastname@example.org Onsite Thurs. Sept. 14: 5-8 pm, Fri. Sept. 15: 9-9:30 am. Rds: Fri. Sep. 15: 10-4, Sat., Sept. 16: 9-3. Prize Fund: $1,400 GTD: 1st: $400, 2nd: $300, 3rd: $200, 4th: $100, $100-Best player U1400, $100-Class E (1000-1199), $100-Class F (800-999), $100-Upset Prize. All players: $100 scholarship toward Summer Chess Camp at the Karpov Chess School in Lindsborg. Thurs. Sep. 14, 5-6 pm Reg. for Blindfold exhibition with GM Timur Gareyev. 6pm Lecture, 6:45 Clock Blindfolded Simul-7 boards. Participants of the Championship get the free spots in the simul and priority in registration, for others $20. Award Ceremony in Swedish Country Inn, 8pm, with Swedish dance-music with smorgasbord. NOTE: All players must be classified as Legally Blind and bring proof. You must also be a current member of USCF for $18 a year. You can join to USCF at the event! Swedish Country Inn, with the traditional Swedish breakfast buffet, lunch and dinner. Free shuttle to/from airport Wichita/Salina. HR: $130/night: tax and meals included. Contact: Anna James785-227-7555, email@example.com.