August 28-30 or 29-30, 2015
Westin Hotel, Washington, D.C.
A Heritage Event
US Chess Junior Grand Prix
August 28-30 or 29-30 District of Columbia
Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 120 (enhanced)
47th annual Atlantic Open. 5 round Swiss, 40/110, SD/30, d10 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60, d10), Washington Westin Hotel, 1400 M St NW at Thomas Circle, Washington, DC 20005 (5 blocks from the White House).
$20,000 GUARANTEED PRIZE FUND
Open Section: $2000-1000-500-300, clear or tiebreak 1st $100 bonus, top U2300/Unr $800-400.
Under 2100 Section: $1400-700-400-200.
Under 1900 Section: $1400-700-400-200.
Under 1700 Section: $1400-700-400-200.
Under 1500 Section: $1200-600-400-200.
Under 1300 Section: $1000-500-300-200.
Under 1000 Section:
MIXED DOUBLES BONUS PRIZES: best male/female 2-player "team" combined score among all sections: $800-400-200. Team average rating must be under 2200; teammates may play in different sections; teams must register (no extra fee) by 2 pm 8/29; teammate pairings avoided but possible. Prize limits do not apply to mixed doubles prizes.
Top 6 sections entry fee: $105 online at chessaction.com by 8/26, $115 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 8/24 (entry only, no questions), 3-day $113, 2-day $112 if check mailed by 8/19, $120 at site or online until 2 hours before your first game.
Under 1000 Section entry fee: All $50 less than above.
All sections: No checks at site, credit cards OK. Re-entry $60, not available to go from Open to Open. GMs free, $100 deducted from prize.
3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 am & 5 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:30 pm.
2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat. 10 am, rds Sat 11 am, 2 pm & 5 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:30 pm.
Half point byes: OK all, limit 2, Open must commit before rd 2, others before rd 3.
Hotel rates: $99-99, 202-429-1700, RESERVE BY AUG 7 (note correction) or rate may increase. Regular rate at this luxury hotel is over $200!
Room sharing: Post a request to share a room on the USCF "All Things Chess" Forum. If you have difficulty posting, email your request to Continental Chess and we will post it for you.
Avis, 800-331-1600, AWD D657633, or
reserve car online through chesstour.com.
Bring set, board, clock
if possible- none supplied.
Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.
Parking: Valet day parking about $10/day, valet 24 hour access parking about $20/day; rates could increase, garage has limited space.
Entry: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803. $15 service charge for refunds. Questions: www.chesstour.com, www.chesstour.info, 347-201-2269. Advance entries posted at chessaction.com (online entries posted instantly).
BRING SETS, BOARDS, CLOCKS IF POSSIBLE-
BLITZ TOURNAMENT Saturday 9:30 pm.