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.
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April official USCF ratings used. Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated.
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BRING SET, BOARD, CLOCK IF POSSIBLE- none supplied.
TOURNAMENT Saturday night, 9:30 pm, enter by 9:15 pm.