4th Annual Picayune Open
Dates: April 22-23
Time Control: G/90 d5
Registration Time: Saturday, April 22, 8:00-9:00 am
Location: The Gym in Picayune, 210 US-11, Picayune, MS 39466
Rating System: USCF Regular
LCA Membership not required
Sponsor Organizer: The Picayune Chess Club
2017 Louisiana Pro-Am
March 4-5, 2017
Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 6
5-SS, (Pro: G/90 i30; Am: G/120 d5). Site: Hilton New Orleans Airport, 901 Airline Dr.,
Kenner, LA 70062. EF: $55 if mailed by 2/26, $65 at site; out-of-state masters free, EF
deducted from prize. LCA Memb. req’d for all Louisiana residents ($15 adult, $5 Sch.),
OSA. Prizes: $3300 b/80, $1650 (50%) Gtd! Pro (Open): $500-300-200; U2000 $250-
125. Amateur (U1800): $300-200; U1600 $275-150; U1400 $250-125; U1200/UNR
$225-100; U1000 $200-100. Reg: 3/4, 8-9am. Rds: Sat: 9:15-1:30-5:45, Sun: 9:30-2.
HR: (800) 872-5914 (room rates TBA) Ent/Info: Adam Caveney, 1301 Gen. Taylor St.,
New Orleans, LA 70115, firstname.lastname@example.org, (504) 895-4133 (evenings), (504) 615-
6730 (on day of tourney). NS, NC.
Note: Apologies for the entry fee increase of $5. The hotel wanted to charge everyone
$10 per day for parking, and we have eaten that cost—parking will remain comped. We
also added $150 to the guaranteed prize fund, so please come so we don’t lose too much
Directions to tournament:
From East: I-10 to Exit 223B, New Orleans International Airport. Take airport access
road to Airline Highway (stay left to avoid airport). Turn right onto Airline Highway.
Hotel is on the left, directly across from airport terminal entrance.
From West: I-10 to Exit 223A-B, Williams Blvd. Turn right on Williams Blvd, go 2
miles to Airline Highway. Turn right on Airline Highway. Hotel is on the left, directly
across from airport terminal entrance.
Address: ______________________________ City, State & Zip: __________________
E-mail: ___________________________________Phone: _______________________
USCF #: ______________________________ Exp.: _____________
Rating: ______________ Section: ______________________________
(Please mail with EF and LCA dues, if necessary, to Adam Caveney, 1301 General
Taylor St., New Orleans, LA 70115. Make checks payable to Adam Caveney.)
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