37th annual

August 19-21 or 20-21, 2005
Wyndham Hotel, Washington, D.C.

ChessCafe Grand Prix Points: 100

        5SS, 40/2, SD/1 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/75), Wyndham Washington Hotel, 1400 M St NW at Thomas Circle, Washington, DC 20005. $$G 20,000. Sponsored by Internet Chess Club. In 7 sections.

        Open Section: $2000-1000-500-300, top U2400/Unr $1200-600. FIDE rated.
        Under 2200 Section:
        Under 2000 Section:
        Under 1800 Section:
        Under 1600 Section:
        Under 1400 Section:
        Under 1200 Section:
$800-400-200-100, top Under 1000 $200.

        Unrated may not win over $100 in U1200, $200 in U1400, $300 in U1600, $400 in U1800, $600 in U2000, or $800 in U2200.

        1 year ICC membership to top each section and top 2 seniors over 65 overall; winners of $50/over ineligible.

        Top 5 sections entry fee: 3-day $103, 2-day $102 mailed by 8/11, all $101 ONLINE at chesstour.com by 8/16, $110 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 8/16 (entry only, no questions), $120 at site.
        Under 1400, Under 1200 Sections entry fee: All $40 less.
        All: No checks at site, credit cards OK. Re-entry $60, not available in Open Section. GMs free, $100 deducted from prize. Advance EF $10 less if paid with $49 USCF dues.

ONLINE ENTRY NOTICE: Please disregard any message which states "Network Unreachable" or "Could Not Send Email."
Once you receive the message "THANK YOU FOR YOUR ORDER," that means your order has been processed
(DO NOT re-purchase the same order again, or you will be charged twice!). BE SURE TO PRINT OUT YOUR ORDER
CONFIRMATION, showing your order number, AND
. This is important, because it is your only proof of payment, SO BE SURE TO BRING YOUR ORDER CONFIRMATION TO THE TOURNAMENT!

        3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 6:30 pm, rds. Fri 7:30 pm, Sat 11-6, Sun 10-4:15.
        2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat. 10 am, rds Sat 11-2:30-6, Sun 10-4:15.
        Half point byes available all rounds; rds 3-5 must commit before rd 2.

        Hotel rates: $72-72, 202-429-1700, reserve by 7/29 or hotel may sell out. Regular rate at this luxury hotel is about $200!       
        Car rental: 800-331-1600, use AWD D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com.
        Parking: $6/day to 2 am or $12/day overnight; garage has limited space.

        Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied!

       Entry: Continental Chess, Box 249, Salisbury Mills NY 12577. Advance EF minus $5 service charge refunded for withdrawals who give notice at least 1 hour before rd 1, no service charge if fee applied to future CCA tmts. Inquiries: www.chesstour.com, 845-496-9658. Advance entries posted at chesstour.com 8/18.


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