2014 Central New York Open

Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 30 (ENHANCED)

CENTRAL NEW YORK OPEN

OCTOBER 18-19, 2014 at SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

$5000 GUARANTEED PRIZE FUND!

5SS, G/90, d10, Hall of Languages, Syracuse University, 101 N. Crouse Ave, Syracuse 13210.  Free parking.

$5000 guaranteed prize fund. In 3 sections.

Open:  $700-400-200, top U2100/Unr $300-150.
Under 1900:
$500-250-150, top U1700/Unr $300-150.
Under 1500:
$400-200-100, top U1300 (no unr) $240-120, top U1100 (no unr) $160-80.
Unrated
may not win over $200 in U1500.

Mixed doubles:
$400-200 bonus to best male/female combined score among all sections. Team average must be under 2200; may play in different sections; teams must register by 2 pm 10/18; teammate pairings avoided but possible.

College team prizes:
Plaques to first 3 teams based on top 4 scorers from school among all sections. 

Top 3 sections entry fee:
$78 online at chessaction.com by 10/15, $85 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 10/13, $82 if check mailed by 10/9, $90 at site, or online until 2 hours before game. Online entry $5 less to NYSCA members (may join with entry).

Unrated in U1500 Section:
all $40 less than above.

No checks
at site, credit cards OK.

GMs, IMs & WGMs
free, $70 deducted from prize.

Re-entry $40; not available in Open Section. Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated.

USCF membership required.
Special 1 year USCF dues with paper magazine 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. 

 Foreign player rating info       Prizewinner tax info


Schedule: Reg ends Sat 9 am, rds. Sat 10-2-6, Sun 10 & 2.

Bye:
all, limit 2; must commit before rd 2; limit 1 bye towards U1100 prizes.

Hotel rates:
$115-115, Crowne Plaza, 701 E Genesee St (½ mile from tournament), 800-939-4249, reserve by 10/3 or rate may increase.

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

Entry: chessaction.com or 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).

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