24th annual Northeast Open


5 rounds, 40/100, SD/30 d10 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60 d10). Sheraton Hotel, 700 Main St, Stamford 06901. Parking $10. $10,000 guaranteed prizes.

In 4 sections.
Open to 1800/above. $1200-700-400, U2250 $600-300. 
Under 2050:
$1000-600-300, U1850 $500-250.
Under 1650:
$800-500-300, U1450 $400-200.
Under 1250:
$600-400-200, U1050 $150, plaque to top 3, 1st U1000, U800, U600, Unr.

Unrated limit $100 in U1250, $300 U1650.
Mixed doubles prizes: best male/female 2-player combined score among all sections: $400-200. Must average under 2200; may play different sections; must register (no extra fee) by 2 pm 6/9.

Top 3 sections entry fee: $95 at by 6/6, 3-day $98, 2-day $97 mailed by 5/31, $110 at site, or online until 2 hours before round 1.

Under 1250 Section entry fee: all $30 less than above.

No checks at site, credit cards OK. 

GMs $90 from prize.
CSCA members, online EF $3 less.
Re-entry $50, except Major Section.

Foreign player rating info                    Prizewinner tax info                CCA electronic devices policies

For all tournaments, adjusted FIDE or foreign ratings, if higher than USCF, may be used. Players must disclose FIDE or foreign ratings when entering, or may later be expelled. Other over the board ratings such as club, league, scholastic, state or province, etc, adjusted if appropriate, may be used at our discretion if above USCF.  No rating below the latest official USCF rating, on the list corresponding to the ending date of the tournament, will be used. For 9 round events offering title norm possibilities, FIDE ratings are used. Click here for further details.

Ratings: June official USCF ratings used. Unofficial ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. Players must reveal foreign, FIDE and other over the board ratings, and these ratings, adjusted if necessary, may be used if higher than USCF. See also above.      

Special 1 year USCF membership with magazine if paid with entry. At, Adult $35, Young Adult $22, Scholastic $15. Mailed, phoned or at site, Adult $40, Young Adult $25, Scholastic $17. 

3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:15.
2-day schedule:
Reg ends Sat 10 am, rds. Sat 11, 2 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:15.
all, limit 2; must commit before rd 2.

Hotel rates: $105-105, use link below or 800-408-7640, 203-358-8400; reserve by 6/1 or rate may increase.


Entry: or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803. $15 service charge for refunds. Questions:,, 347-201-2269. Entries posted at (online entries posted instantly).

Blitz tournament Sat 9:30 pm, enter by 9:15 pm.

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