3rd annual

DC International

USCF Junior Grand Prix!

JUNE 25-30, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington VA


9 round Swiss, 40/2, SD/30, d10, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington VA 22202 (free shuttle from Reagan National Airport; see World Open for rates & parking info).  Open to all. FIDE rated, GM and IM norms possible; satisfies FIDE requirement that one GM norm be in an event with only one round per day for a minimum of 3 days.

Room or travel sharing: Post a request to share on the USCF "All Things Chess" Forum.
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Guaranteed prizes: $3000-1500-1000-700-600-500-400-300-200, top FIDE under 2300 or unrated $1200-600. Minimum prize $700 to foreign GMs with FIDE ratings 2500/over, $500 to foreign GMs with FIDE ratings under 2500, $400 to foreign IMs or WGMs (must complete all games with no byes), limited to first 5 foreign GMs and first 5 foreign IMs/WGMs to enter by 6/24 at chessaction.com). Minimum prize $300 to other GMs who complete all games with maximum 2 half point byes (limited to first 5 to enter at chessaction.com). Players who have forfeited without notice in past CCA Internationals are not eligible for minimum prizes.

NOTE: Foreign GMs, IMs & WGMs must complete all games with no byes to be eligible for minimum prizes.

Entry fee: GMs, IMs, WGMs $50 online at chessaction.com by 6/1, $75 online at chessaction.com by 6/24, $100 at site; $100 deducted from prize (no deduction from minimum prize). Foreign FIDE rated players: $100 online at chessaction.com by 6/1, $125 online by 6/24, $150 at site; $100 deducted from prize. USA players FIDE rated 2200/up: $200 online by 6/1, $225 online by 6/24, $250 at site. Others: $300 online by 6/1, $325 online by 6/24, $350 at site.

All: No checks at site, credit cards OK.  Phoned entry (406-896-2038) all $10 more; no phoned entry after 6/22.  Mailed entry (Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803) all $10 more; do not mail after 6/18.

Special 1 year USCF dues with magazine: see World Open.

Schedule: Late reg. ends Thu 6 pm, rounds Thu 7 pm, Fri 12 & 7, Sat 11 & 5:30, Sun 10 & 4, Mon 11 am, Tue 11am. Two half point byes available (must commit before rd 2); norm not possible if taking bye.

Special chess rates are no longer available. CLICK HERE for some options.

Bring sets, boards, clocks if possible- none supplied.

Entry: chessaction.com. $15 service charge for refunds. Questions: www.chesstour.com, DirectorAtChess.us, 347-201-2269.  Advance entries posted instantly at chessaction.com. Invitations: GoAtChess.us. Use @ symbol instead of "At" in email addresses.

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