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2nd Open USA tournament is scheduled for December 5-13, 2009
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The International Checkers Association of North America (ICAONA) proudly announces

2nd International Tournament in International Checkers -

USA OPEN 2009 - Kolman Turiy Memorial

The tournament is open to all checker players regardless of experience.

Expected participation of many players from different countries.

Where Sunny Isles, Florida (fly to Miami (MIA) or Fort Lauderdale (FLL) airports).
When December 5-13, 2009. Opening and first round will be held on December 6, 2009.
Plan to arrive on December 5, 2009 and no later than morning of December 6, 2009.
Plan to leave no earlier than late evening of December 12, 2009.
Hotel Thunderbird Beach Resort Hotel Miami
Address 18401 Collins Ave.
Sunny Isles, FL 33160
Reservations (305) 931-7708 or (305) 931-7707.
Mention "checker tournament" when making reservations.
Rates $89.00 + 13% tax per room (2 double beds, up to 4 people),
including resort fee and continental breakfast.
Rooms with kitchenettes or extra rollaway bed are $10.00 more per day.
Transportation The hotel is situated about 30 minutes driving from both airports, a little bit closer to FLL.
Shuttle buses, taxis, and car rentals are available at both airports.
A public bus stop next to the hotel can take you to South Beach and Miami sightseeing.
Inscription fee $US 100* (Up to $25 discounts may be available depending on availability of funds).
Prizes Exact amounts are TBD based on availability of funds. 
As a reference, last year awards were:
I    place  - $800
II   place  - $500
III  place  - $300
IV place  - $175
V  place  - $125
VI place  - $100
Deadline Please confirm your participation ASAP but no later than November 1, 2009.
If you need to be picked up at the airport, please provide your airline flight information.
Contact Dr. Joseph Leon Paul                          Luba Turiy
(516) 516-6559                                  (631) 470-0555

PLEASE NOTE that December is a prime tourist season in Miami.  The airlines tickets may get expensive closer to the tournament dates. Organization committee highly advises to book the flights early.

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