Organizer Edison Raphael is expecting regional competition from Cuba, Jamaica, Barbados, Martinique, United States, Suriname and Venezuela. Raphael has also announced the following conditions:
"The event will be an 8 Rounds Swiss with game in 3 hours. Two (2) games will be played daily. The junior event will be played from 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. each day. The open section will take place from 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. each day.
Junior participants will have the opportunity to compete in three age group categories: Under-20, Under-14 and Under-10 as well as in the Open section.
Cash prizes will be awarded for the first 5 places in each section and trophies to the top 10 finishers in each section. We are currently finalizing the cash prizes fund with our sponsors and would advise you of the detailed cash prizes in our next bulletin.
We will provide free accommodation and a meal allowance for one player from each Federation for the duration of the tournament. Free airport transfers as well as transfers to and from the playing venue and the hotel/guesthouse will be provided.
The entry fee is US$30.00 per player - Junior Section and US$50.00 per player- Open Section. An additional US$30.00 entry fee for junior players who also wish to take part in the open section.
Guesthouse accommodations have been arranged at the Allamanda @ 61 Carlos Street, Woodbrook, Port of Spain at a cost of US$30.00 per person per night inclusive of breakfast. Hotel accommodation is also available starting at US$150.00 per room per night with breakfast."
Full Details! See Flyer! Contact Edison Raphael at firstname.lastname@example.org for any further questions.