The 35th Annual Marchand Open, dedicated to the memory of Dr. Erich Marchand, is scheduled to take place on 23-24th March at the Strong National Museum of Play, One Manhattan Square, Rochester, New York 14607.
The event will be played over 5 rounds of Swiss system and in four section: Open, U1800, U1400 and U1000. The prize fund is $ 10,750 guaranteed.
Open Section: $ 2000-1300-850-550-300, Under 2200 & U2000 each $ 500-300. FIDE Rated. EF: $ 70.
U1800 Section: $ 600-400-250. Under 1600 $ 400-250. EF: $ 65.
U1400 Section: $ 400-275-175. Under 1200 $ 275-175. EF $ 60.
U1000 Section: $ 260-190-130-70. Under 800 $ 150-90-60. EF: $ 55.
Grandmasters and International Masters do not pay entry fee if registered before 10th March.
Info: 585-442-2430. Mail entry to: Rochester Chess Center, 221 Norris Dr., Rochester, NY 14610.