Galloway, New Jersey (8 miles from Atlantic City)
Oct 30-Nov 1 or Oct 31-Nov 1, 2015
$15,000 PRIZE FUND UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED!
TWO FREE LECTURES
BY IM DANNY KOPEC:
Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 am!
Free Analysis Of Players' Games Saturday And Sunday Afternoons!5 rounds, 40/110, SD/30, d10 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60, d10), Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, 401 South New York Road, Galloway NJ 08205. Luxury golf and spa resort on 670 beautiful acres, two championship golf courses, indoor pool, fitness center, art gallery, free parking. 8 miles from Atlantic City, 6 miles from Atlantic City Airport.
Prizes $15,000 guaranteed. Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 120 (enhanced).
MIXED DOUBLES BONUS PRIZES: best male/female 2-player "team" combined score among all sections: $600-400-200. Team average must be under 2200; teammates may play in different sections; teams must register (no extra fee) by 2 pm 10/31.
Top 3 sections entry fee: $105 online at chessaction.com by 10/28, $115 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 10/26 (entry only, no questions), 3-day $113, 2-day $112 mailed by 10/21, all $120 (no checks, credit cards OK) at site, or online until two hours before round 1. GMs free; $100 deducted from prize.
Under 1300 Section entry fee: all $40 less than above.
USCF MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED. 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.
Re-entry $60; not available to
go from Open Section to Open Section.
3-day schedule: Register (for players who have not paid the entry fee) until Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 am & 5 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:30 pm.
2-day schedule: Register (for players who have not paid the entry fee) until Sat 10:00 am (note change), rds. Sat 11 am, 2 pm & 5 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:30 pm.
All: Half point byes OK all, limit 2, Open must commit before rd 2, others before rd 3.
Hotel rates: $105-105 + $3 bellman charge, 855-894-8698.
THE RESERVATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY, OCT 23! Reserve now as the chess block could sell out before Oct 23.
LATE BULLETIN: We expected the rate to go up to about $160 on Saturday, Oct 24, and it may have done so for phoned reservations, but the link below for $105 appears to still work; there is a good chance it will not be taken down until Monday. So if you haven't made your reservation yet, you should do so before Monday.
CLICK HERE FOR HOTEL RESERVATIONS
Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, AWD D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com.
Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.
Ratings: NOVEMBER official USCF rating list used. Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. Foreign player rating info.
Prizewinner tax info
Electronic devices policy
Entry: Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803. $15 service charge for refunds. Questions: www.chesstour.com, DirectorAtChess.US, 347-201-2269. Advance entries posted at chessaction.com (online entries posted instantly). US Chess Junior Grand Prix Points available.
Saturday night 9:30 pm
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