20th annual
BRADLEY OPEN

July 17-19 or 18-19, 2015
Windsor Locks, Connecticut


FREE
LECTURE
S BY IM DANNY KOPEC:
Saturday and Sunday:  9:00 am!
Saturday's Lecture:  "Who Was The Greatest World Chess Champion?"

Free analysis of your games both afternoons!

 

$7,500 GUARANTEED PRIZE FUND

USCF Junior Grand Prix
July 17-19 or 18-19                                                 Connecticut
            Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 40 (enhanced)
20th Annual Bradley Open. 5SS, 40/110, SD/30, d10 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60, d10), Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport, 1 Bradley Airport (visible at airport entrance), Windsor Locks CT 06096 (I-91 Exit 40 to Rt 20). Free parking, free airline shuttle. 

In 4 sections.

Open Section: $1000-500-300, top Under 2210/Unr $600-300. 

Under 2010 Section: $800-400-200, top Under 1810 (no unr) $500-250.

Under 1610 Section: $700-400-200, top Under 1410 (no unr) $300-150.  Unrated limit $400.

Under 1210 Section: $400-200-100, trophies to first 3, top Under 1000, Under 800, Under 600, Unr.  Unrated limit $200. 

Mixed Doubles bonus prize: best male/female 2-player "team" combined score among all sections: $200. Team average must be under 2200; teammates may play in different sections; teams must register (no extra fee) by 2 pm 7/18.

Top 3 sections entry fee: $78 online at chessaction.com by 7/15, $85 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 7/13 (entry only, no questions), 3-day $83, 2-day $82 if check mailed by 7/8, $90 at site, or online until 2 hours before game. No checks at site, credit cards OK.  

Under 1210 Section entry fee: All $40 less than above.

Special 1 year USCF dues with Chess Life if paid with entry. Online at chessaction.com, Adult $30, Young Adult $20, Scholastic $15.  Mailed, phoned or paid at site, Adult $40, Young Adult $30, Scholastic $20.  USCF membership required.

Online EF $3 less to CSCA or WMCA members. Re-entry $50; not available in Open Section. GMs, IMs & WGMs free; $70 deducted from prize.

Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated.

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 rounds, limit 2; must commit before round 2.

Hotel rates: $102-102, 860-627-5311, reserve by July 3 or rate may increase.

Room or travel sharing: Post a request to share on the USCF "All Things Chess" Forum.  If you have trouble posting, email your request to Continental Chess and we will post it for you.  
Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, AWD D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com.

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

Ratings:
 July official USCF rating list used.  Unofficial web ratings usually used if otherwise unrated.

CCA electronic devices policies       Prizewinner tax info       Foreign player rating info

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

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