Aug 29-Sep 1, Aug 30-Sep 1 or Aug 31-Sep 1 at the luxurious Albany Marriott
A Heritage Event
Open Section:$1400-700-400-200, top U2300/Unr $600, U2200 $550, U2100 $500. FIDE.
Entry fee:4-day $94, 3-day $93, 2-day $92 mailed by 8/22, all $95 ONLINE at chesstour.com by 8/27, $100 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 8/27 (entry only, no questions), $110 at site.
FREE ENTRY TO UNRATED! Unrateds who enter online can get entry fee plus one year USCF membership with Chess Life magazine for a total of $20! Please tell your friends about this great deal!
All: Special 1 year USCF dues with Chess Life if paid with entry- ONLINE at chesstour.com, unrated $20, rated $30. If mailed, phoned or paid at site, unrated $30, rated $40. Cost of reduced dues borne by Continental Chess. Re-entry (except Open) $80. MACA membership ($12, under 18 $6) required for rated Massachusetts residents, WMCA accepted for Western MA residents.
3-day schedule:Reg. ends Sat 10 am, rds. Sat 11-6, Sun 11-6, Mon 9-3:15.
Byes: (note change): OK all rounds, limit 2, must commit before rd 3 and have under 2 pts.
Hotel rates:$94-94, 800-443-8952, 518-458-8444, reserve by 8/15 or rate may increase. NYSCA meeting 9 am Sun. Car rental: 800-331-1600, use AWD D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com.
Ratings: September official USCF rating list used. Foreign player rating info.
Unofficial uschess.org ratings
based on 4 or more games are usually used if otherwise unrated.
Unofficial ratings are not used if you have an official rating.
Entry:Continental Chess, Box 249, Salisbury Mills NY 12577. Questions: www.chesstour.com, 845-496-9658. Advance entries posted at chesstour.com. September official USCF rating list used. JGP (Junior Grand Prix points available).