July 21-23 or 22-23, 2017
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
$8000 GUARANTEED PRIZE FUND
US Chess Junior Grand Prix
July 21-23 or 22-23 Connecticut
Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 50 (enhanced)
22nd annual Bradley Open. 5SS, 40/100, 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 airport shuttle.
In 5 sections.
Open Section: Open to all; U1800/Unr EF $50 more. $1000-500-300, top Under 2300/Unr $400.
Under 2100 Section: $800-400-200, top Under 1900/Unr $300.
Under 1800 Section: $800-400-200, top Under 1600 (no unr) $300.
Under 1500 Section: $700-400-200, top Under 1300 (no unr) $200. Unrated limit $200.
Under 1200 Section: $300-200-100, Unrated limit $100, plaques to first 3, top U1000, U800, U600, Unrated.
Mixed Doubles bonus prizes: best male/female 2-player "team" combined score among all sections: $200-100. Team average must be under 2200; teammates may play in different sections; teams must register (no extra fee) by 2 pm 7/22.
Top 3 sections entry fee: $78 online at chessaction.com by 7/19, 3-day $83, 2-day $82 if check mailed by 7/12, $90 at site, or online until 2 hours before round 1. $50 more to Under 1800 or unrated in Open Section. No checks at site, credit cards OK.
Under 1200 Section entry fee: All $30 less than above.
Special 1 year USCF dues with Chess Life 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.
Online entry fee $3 less to CSCA or WMCA members. Re-entry $50; not available in Open Section. GMs, IMs & WGMs free; $70 deducted from prize.
Reg ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7
pm, Sat 11 am & 5 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:15 pm.
2-day schedule: Reg ends Sat 10 am, rds. Sat 11 am, 2 pm & 5 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:15 pm.
Half point byes: OK all rounds, limit 2; must commit before round 2.
Hotel rates: $105-105, 860-627-5311, reserve by July 7 or rate may increase.
or travel sharing:
Post a request to share on the
USCF "All Things
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).
BLITZ SIDE EVENT SATURDAY NIGHT