Tournament Announcements


4th Annual Picayune Open

posted Feb 21, 2017, 7:45 AM by Louisiana Chess

4th Annual Picayune Open
Dates: April 22-23
Time Control: G/90 d5
Format: Swiss
Registration Time: Saturday, April 22, 8:00-9:00 am
Round Times:
  1. Saturday, April 22, 9:15
  2. Saturday, April 22, 1:00
  3. Saturday, April 22, 4:30
  4. Sunday, April 23, 9:00
  5. Sunday, April 23, 1:00
Location: The Gym in Picayune, 210 US-11, Picayune, MS 39466
Prizes: 
  • OPEN: 1st: 15% of total entries, 2nd: 10% of total entries, 3rd: 5% of total entries
  • U1700 1st: 15% of total entries, 2nd: 10% of total entries, 3rd: 5% of total entries
Rating System: USCF Regular
LCA Membership not required
Sponsor Organizer: The Picayune Chess Club
Contact:
  • Zachary Couvillion
  • (601) 337-0917
  • picayunechess@outlook.com
  • www.picayunechess.com

2017 Louisiana Pro-Am

posted Dec 13, 2016, 8:30 AM by Louisiana Chess   [ updated Dec 13, 2016, 8:31 AM ]

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, cb20234@yahoo.com, (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 
money! 

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. 


ENTRY FORM:

Name:  ________________________________________________________

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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