The 46th Annual Liberty Bell Open will be held over the Martin Luther King weekend from January 17-20, 2014, at the Sonesta Hotel, 1800 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1000.

The Open section has either 4-day (January 17-20) or 3-day (January 18-20) schedules to play in. The Under 2100-Under 1000 sections have either 4-day (January 17-20), 3-day (January 18-20) or 2-day (January 19-20) schedules to play in.

Last year the winner of the Open section was GM Tamaz Gelashvili

The event has a $ 20,000 prize fund, based on 320 entries, with $ 14,000 minimum guaranteed.

In 2006 to 2013, the tournament had over 320 paid entries each year and the $ 20,000 projected prize fund was increased in proportion.

Sonesta Hotel, Philadelphia

Open: $ 1700-1000-500-400-300, 1st clear or on tiebreak $ 100 bonus, top Under 2300/Unr $ 800-400. FIDE rated.
Under 2100: $ 1000-600-400-300-200.
Under 1900: $ 1000-600-400-300-200.
Under 1700: $ 1000-600-400-300-200.
Under 1500: $ 900-500-400-300-200.
Under 1300: $ 800-500-400-300-200.
Under 1000: $ 300-200-120-100-80, trophies to first 3, top U800, U600, Unrated.
Unrated may enter any section, but may not win over $ 200 in U1000, $ 500 in U1300, $ 700 U1500, or $ 900 U1700.

Tournament website

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