NEW YORK STATE OPEN
June 20-22 or 21-22, 2008 - Lake George, NY
$3000 GUARANTEED PRIZE FUND
World Chess Live Grand Prix Points: 20 (enhanced)
5 round Swiss, 30/90, SD/1 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60), Howard Johnson Tiki Resort, 2 Canada St, Lake George NY 12845. $$G 3000. In 4 sections.
Open Section: $400-200-150, top Under
Under 2000 Section: $300-150-80, top Under 1800 (no unr) $200-100.
Under 1600 Section: $260-130-70, top Under 1400 (no unr) $160-80.
Under 1200 Section: $200-100-50, trophies to top 5, 1st Under 1000, Under 800, Unrated.
Unrated may not win over $60 in U1200, $130 in U1600 or $200 in U2000.
All: 1 year NYSCA membership to NY residents paying entry fee who are not members.
Entry fee: 3-day $73, 2-day $72 mailed by 6/13, $74 ONLINE at chesstour.com by 6/18, $80 phoned by 6/18 to 406-896-2038 (payment only, no questions), $85 at site. No checks at site, credit cards OK.
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 sections: 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 CCA. Re-entry $40, not available in Open Section. GMs free, $40 deducted from prize.
3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 6:30 pm, rds.
Fri 7 pm, Sat 11-5, Sun 9-2:30.
2-day schedule: Reg ends Sat 10:30 am, rds Sat 11-2-5, Sun 9-2:30.
Half point byes OK all, limit 2, must commit before rd 2 or not have plus score.
Hotel rates: $95-95, 518-668-5744,
reserve by 6/6 or rate may increase.
Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, use AWD #D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com.
Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied!
June official USCF rating supplement
Entry: Continental Chess, Box 249, Salisbury Mills NY 12577. $10 service charge for refunds. No smoking. Questions: www.chesstour.com, 845-496-9658. Advance entries posted at chesstour.com. JGP (Junior Grand Prix points available).
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