US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

June 19-21 or 20-21   Virginia

US Chess Grand Prix Points: 120 (Enhanced)

9th annual Continental Class Championships

5SS, Master and Expert G/100+30, other sections 40/100, SD/30 d10. 2- day option in all, rds. 1-2 G/60 d10. Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston, VA 20191 (21 miles from Washington). Free parking, free airport shuttle, free shuttle to Metro subway & Reston Town Center. $20,000 guaranteed. In 7 sections; playing up not allowed, except see peakrating.us: Master (2100/up): $2000-1000-500-300, clear win or 1st on tiebreak $100, top USCF U2400 $800-400. FIDE (except G/60 games). Expert (1900-2199): $1400-700-400-200. FIDE (except G/60 games). Class A (1700-1999/Unr): $1400-700-400-200. Class B (1500-1799/Unr): $1400-700-400-200. Class C (1300-1599/Unr): $1300-700-400-200. Class D (1100-1399/Unr): $800-400-200-100. Class E (Under 1200/Unr): $800-400-200-100. Unrated limits: E $150, D $250, C $350, B $500. Mixed doubles prizes: best male/female 2-player team combined score among all sections: $600-400-200. Must average under 2200; may play different sections; register (no extra fee) by 2 pm 6/20. Top 5 sections EF: $123 at chessaction.com by 6/17, 3-day $128, 2-day $127 mailed by 6/10, $140 at site, or online until 2 hrs before rd. 1. GMs, IMs & WGMs free in Master; $100 from prize. Class D or E Section EF: all $40 less than above. No checks at site, credit cards OK. Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. Special 1 yr USCF with magazine if paid with entry. At chessaction. com, Adult $35, Young Adult $22, Scholastic $15. Mailed or at site, $40, $25 & $17. Re-entry $50 (except Master). 3-day schedule: Reg. Fri to 6 pm, rds. Fri 7, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. 2-day schedule: Reg. Sat to 10 am, rds. Sat 11, 2 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. Bye: all, limit 2; must commit before rd. 3. HR: $99-99-109, link at chessevents.us or 703-620-9000, reserve by 5/29 or rate may increase. Ent: chessaction. com or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham, NY 10803. Refunds, $15 service charge. Questions: Director@Chess.US, chesstour.com. Entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entering). Blitz Sat 9:30 pm, enter by 9:15 pm.  

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