5SS, 40/100, SD/30 d10 (2-day option, rds 1-2
G/60, d10), Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center, 700 N. Haven Ave,
Ontario CA 91764 (I-10 to N. Haven Ave). Free parking.
In 6 sections. 3-day &
schedules merge after round 3 and compete for same prizes.
Open Section: $1500-700-500-300, clear
or tiebreak win $100 bonus, top U2250/Unr $600-300.
Under 2050 Section: $1200-600-300-200.
Under 1850 Section: $1200-600-300-200.
Under 1650 Section: $1000-500-300-200.
Under 1450 Section: $1000-500-300-200.
Under 1200 Section: $800-400-200-100.
Mixed doubles bonus prizes: best
male/female 2-player “team” combined score among all sections: $600-300.
Team average rating must be under 2200; teammates may play in different
sections; teams must register (no extra fee) by 2 pm 11/5; teams including an unrated may not win over $300.
enter any section, with prize limit U1200 $100, U1450 $200, U1650 $300,
U1850 $500; balance goes to next player(s) in line.
Top 5 sections entry fee: $108
at chessaction.com by 11/2, $115 phoned by
10/31 (406-896-2038, no
questions), 3-day $113, 2-day $112 mailed by 10/26, $120 (no
checks, credit cards OK) at site, or
online until 2 hours before
GMs free; $100 deducted from prize.
Under 1200 Section entry fee: All
$40 less than top 5 sections entry fees.
SCCF membership ($18,
under 18 $13 with magazine, $3 without) required for rated Southern CA residents.
not available to go from Open Section
to Open Section.
Special 1 year USCF dues with
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. USCF
USCF ratings used:
Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated.
3-day schedule: Reg.
Fri to 6 pm, rds Fri 7, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:15.
2-day schedule: Reg
Sat to 10 am, rds Sat 11, 2 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:15.
All schedules: Half
point byes OK all, limit 2, Open must commit before rd 2, other sections
before rd 3.
Hotel rates: $95-95,
909-980-0400, request chess rate, reserve by 10/21 or rate may increase.
Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, use AWD #D657633
reserve car online at
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CCA electronic devices
Prizewinner tax info
Foreign player rating info
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).
Bring set, board,
clock if possible- none supplied.
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