DALLAS OPEN

Let's DO It Again!

March 7–9, 2008

Organized by Chris Cree

Location:

Addison Conference Centre
15650 Addison Road
Addison, TX 75001

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Tournament:

  • Officially sanctioned and rated by the National SCRABBLE® Association
  • One open division, Modified Swiss format
  • 21 rounds (8 Friday, 8 Saturday, 5 Sunday; starting at 9 A.M. each day)
  • Prize Structure
    • Main Prize Fund (GUARANTEED):
      1st place: $3,000
      2nd place: $1,000
      3rd place: $800 (and of course, an Uncle Wiggily game)
      4th place: $600
      5th place: $500
      6th place: $400
    • Class prizes. For (approximately equal-sized) groups of players rated below 1750:
      1st place, Group A: $350
      1st place, Group B: $300
      1st place, Group C: $250
      1st place, Group D: $200
      1st place, Group E: $150
    • High word, each class (and for ≥1750): $25
    • High DO word: $100
    • Two biggest upsets by rated players: SamBoard
    • Most incredibly average performance: Diane’s Defalt Book
  • Director: Bryan Pepper
  • Assistant Director: Mary Rhoades
  • Pairings/Webcast/Standings: John J. Chew III
  • Internet Color Commentary: Sherrie Saint John
  • Annotators at Table One: Kate Watson and Dee Segrest

$3,000 guaranteed first-place prize money!

Lodging:

Hotels listed in order of closeness to venue. * Indicates Shuttle Service available. Please ask for the Dallas Scrabble Open rate.

  • * Holiday Inn - 972.490.1212 - $89/night
  • * Summerfield Suites - 972.661.3113 - $79/night
  • * Holiday Inn Express - 972.503.7800 - $79/night (if reserved by 2/22/08). Contact Michelle Dalzell for Scrabble rate either by phone or email: mdalzell76 {at} verizon {.} net
  • Super 8 - 972.233.2525 - $49/night (if reserved by 2/22/08)
  • Motel 6 - 972.386.4577 - $45.99/night (if reserved by 3/1/08; additional 10% off for seniors over 60; mention Scrabble rate quoted by Kelly)

Registration:

  • Entry fee: $100
  • Student Discount: Click here for more qualifying information, or if you wish to donate to the Student Scholarship Fund.
  • Entries limited to the first 250 entrants (must be a current NSA member)
  • Current list of entrants
  • Entry fee must be received on or before Saturday, March 1, 2008
  • Entry form and tournament flyer
  • Mail entries to:
    Chris Cree
    3708 Bryn Mawr Dr.
    Dallas TX 75225

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