Top 3 sections entry fee:
$87 online at chesstour.com by 9/18, $95 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 9/18
(entry only, no questions), 3-day $93, 2-day $92 if check mailed by 9/11, $100 at site or online until 2 hours before
round 1. No checks at site, credit cards
OK. GMs, IMs and WGMs free, $90 deducted from prize.
Under 1200 Section entry fee: all $50 less than above.
All: Special 1 year USCF dues with Chess Life if paid with entry- Online at chesstour.com, Adult $30, Young Adult $20, Scholastic $15. Mailed, phoned or at site, Adult $40, Young Adult $30, Scholastic $20. Re-entry $50; not available in Open Section. Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. JGP.
3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 6:30 pm, rds. Fri 7 pm, Sat 12 pm & 6 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:30 pm.
2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat 9:30 am, rds. Sat 10 am, 2 pm & 6 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:30 pm.
Half point byes: OK all rounds, limit 2, Open must commit before rd 2, others before rd 3.
September official USCF rating list used.
Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated.
Foreign player rating
Hotel rates: $79-89, 502-448-2020, ask for chess rate, reserve by 9/6 or rate may increase.
Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, use AWD #D657633.
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: chesstour.com, DirectorAtChess.US, 347-201-2269. Advance entries posted at chesstour.com (online entries posted instantly).