Jerry Hanken Memorial - 111th U.S. Open - Prizes
$50,000 based on 500 paid entries - else proportional - $40,000 Guaranteed!! [80% of each prize]. Top US player not otherwise qualified will qualify for the 2011 US Championship!
A one section tournament with Class prizes.
Top Places: $8000-4000-2000-1500-1000-800-600-500. Clear winner - $200 bonus.
If tie for first, top two on tiebreak play speed game [W - 5 min, B - 3 min and draw odds] for bonus and title. Class Prizes:
Top Master (2200-2399): $2500-1200-800-500.
Top Expert: $2500-1200-800-500.
Class A: $2500-1200-800-500.
Class B: $2500-1200-800-500.
Class C: $2000-1000-600-400.
Class D: $1500-700-500-300.
Class E & Below: $1500-700-500-300.
Additional prizes: Dr. Neil Bershad is donating [In Memory of Jerry Hanken] $125 for the Largest Rating Gain and $125 for the Most Cumulative Upset Points.
Note: These two prizes are restricted to established players over 1000. The computations will be made from the ratings report of the tournament as it exists on 18 August 2010.