APRIL 7-8, 2018

Proctors Theatre, Schenectady, New York



5 round Swiss, rounds 1-3 G/90 d10, rounds 4-5 40/100, SD/30, d10, at historic Proctors Theatre, 432 State St., Schenectady NY 12305. Free parking in Broadway garage.


In 3 sections. 

Open Section:
 $$ 300-150-90, top Under 2050/Unr $140-70.

Under 1850 Section:
 $$ 200-100-50, top Under 1650 (no unrated) $120-60.

Under 1450 Section: $$120-70-40, 3, top Under 1250 (no unrated) $60-30. Unrated may not win over $70 in U1450 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; register (no extra fee) by 3 pm April 7.  

Top 2 sections entry fee:
 $62 online at chessaction.com by 4/5 or mailed by 3/30, $80 at site or online until 9 am 4/7. . 

Under 1450 Section entry fee: All $20 less than top 2 sections entry fee.
GMs, IMs & WGMs free
, $50 deducted from prize.

ONLINE ENTRY $5 LESS TO NYSCA MEMBERS (NYSCA dues $12/year, including 2 issues of Empire Chess, or $20 a year for 4 issues, 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.

Schedule: Late reg. ends Sat 10 am, rds. Sat 11, 3 & 7, Sun 10 & 3:15. Half point byes OK all (limit 2), must commit before round 2.  

Foreign player rating info     Prizewinner tax info    CCA electronic devices policies

 within walking distance, 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-- players are responsible for supplying their own chess equipment!


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