2016 Bill Little Memorial

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US CHESS Junior Grand Prix


APRIL 1-3 OR 2-3, 2016
  
BILL LITTLE MEMORIAL

Siena College, Loudonville, New York (Albany area)

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20 (ENHANCED)

 

5 rounds, 40/100, SD/30, d10 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60, d10). Siena College Student Union, 515 Loudon Road, Loudonville NY 12211.

$2000 GUARANTEED PRIZES

In 3 sections. 

Open Section:
 $$ 400-200-150, top Under 2000/Unr $180.
 

Under 1800 Section:
 $$ 250-130-70, top Under 1600 (no unrated) $140.

Under 1400 Section: $$160-80-50, 3, top Under 1200 (no unrated) $90. Unrated may not win over $100 in U1400 Section. 

Mixed doubles bonus prize: best male/female 2-player "team" combined score among all sections: $100. Team must average under 2200; teammates may play in different sections; teams must register (no extra fee) by 2 pm April 2.  

Top 2 sections entry fee:
 $59 online at chessaction.com by 3/30, 3-day $63, 2-day $62 mailed by 3/22, $70 online until 2 hours before game or at site. . 

Under 1400 Section entry fee: All $20 less than top 3 sections entry fee.

GMs, IMs & WGMs free
, $50 deducted from prize.

ONLINE ENTRY $5 LESS TO NYSCA MEMBERS (NYSCA dues $12/year, may be paid with entry fee).

Re-entry $40, not available in Open Section. 

No checks at site, credit cards OK. 


Special 1 year USCF dues
 with magazine if paid with entry- online at chessaction.com, Adult $35, Young Adult $22, Scholastic $15. Mailed, phoned or paid at site, Adult $40, Young Adult $25, Scholastic $17. USCF membership required.


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

Foreign player rating info     Prizewinner tax info    CCA electronic devices policies

Hotels:
 Many hotels & motels 1.5 to 2.5 miles from college; see travel websites.

Room or travel sharing: Post a request to share on the USCF "All Things Chess" Forum.
If you have trouble posting, email your post to Continental Chess and we will post it for you.

 

April official USCF ratings used. Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. 


Entry: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham, NY 10803. Questions: chesstour.info, DirectorAtChess.us, 347-201-2269. $15 service charge for refunds. Advance entries posted at chessaction.com (online entries posted instantly).

BRING SET, BOARD, CLOCK IF POSSIBLE- none supplied.

 

BLITZ TOURNAMENT  Saturday night, 9:30 pm, enter by 9:15 pm.
 


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