US Chess Junior Grand Prix

      12th annual
   INDIANAPOLIS OPEN

     AUG 25-27 OR 26-27, 2017

      TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 100 (enhanced)

     12th annual Indianapolis Open. 5SS, 40/100, SD/30, d10 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60, d10), Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport, 2501 S High School Rd (off I-465 & Airport Expressway), Indianapolis IN 46241. Free parking, free airport shuttle, free wireless, indoor pool, game room, fitness center. 

     $14,000 GUARANTEED PRIZES

       IN 4 SECTIONS:

       Open Section: $2000-1000-600-300, clear or tiebreak winner $100 bonus, top Under 2200/Unr $800-400. 
       Under 2000 Section: $1400-700-400-200, top Under 1800 (no unr) $600-300. 
       Under 1600 Section: $1200-600-300-200, top Under 1400 (no unr) $400-200. 
       Under 1200 Section: $700-400-200-100.
       Unrated may not win over $150 in U1200, $300 U1600, or $500 U2000. 

         Mixed doubles bonus prizes: best male/female 2-player “team” combined score among all sections: $600-300. Team must average under 2200; may play in different sections; must register (no extra fee) by 2 pm 8/26.

      Top 3 sections entry fee: $108 online at chessaction.com by 8/23, 3-day $113, 2-day $112 mailed by 8/16, all $120 (no checks, credit cards OK) at site, or online until 2 hours before round 1. GMs, IMs & WGMs free; $90 deducted from prize. Under 1200 Section entry fee: all $40 less than above. 

      Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated.

      Special 1 year USCF dues with paper magazine 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. Re-entry $60; not available in Open Section. 

      3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:15. 
      2-day schedule: Reg ends Sat 9 am, rds. Sat 11, 2 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:15. 
      Half point byes OK all, limit 2, Open must commit before rd 2, others before rd 3. 

 

FOREIGN PLAYER RATING INFO

PRIZEWINNER TAX INFO

ELECTRONIC DEVICES POLICY

 

SATURDAY NIGHT BLITZ TOURNAMENT!

 

Hotel rates: $103-103, 1-800-227-6963, 317-236-7495; reserve by 8/11 or rate may increase. 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Car rental:
 Avis, 800-331-1600, AWD D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com.

 
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. Entries posted at chessaction.com (online entries posted instantly). 


BRING SETS, BOARDS, CLOCKS IF POSSIBLE- NONE SUPPLIED. 

 

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