USCF Junior Grand Prix

MAY 15-17 OR 16-17, 2015

At beautiful Lake George, NY- includes Senior Section



5 rounds, 40/110, SD/30, d10 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60, d10). Tiki Resort, 2 Canada St., Lake George, NY 12845. $3000 GUARANTEED PRIZES.


FREE LECTURES by IM Danny Kopec, Saturday 9am and Sunday 9 am, also game analysis both afternoons.

In 4 sections. 
Open Section:
 $$ 400-200-100, top Under 2010/Unr $210-110, top Under 1810 $200-100.

Senior Section:
 Open to under 1910 or unrated AND ALSO born before 5/19/65. $$ 300-150-70, top Under 1710 $140-70. 

Under 1610 Section:
 $$ 240-120-60, Under 1410 $120-60, unrated limit $150.

Under 1210 Section: $$100-50, trophies to first 3, top U1000, U800, U600, Unrated.

Mixed doubles bonus prize: best male/female 2-player "team" combined score among all sections: $200. Team must average under 2200; teammates may play in different sections; teams must register (no extra fee) before both players begin round 2; teammate pairings avoided but possible.  

Top 3 sections entry fee:
 $79 online at by 5/13, $85 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 5/11 (entry only, no questions), 3-day $83, 2-day $82 mailed by 5/6, $90 online until 2 hours before game or at site. . 

Under 1210 Section entry fee: All $40 less than top 3 sections entry fee.

GMs, IMs & WGMs free
, $60 deducted from prize.

ADVANCE OR ONLINE ENTRY $7 LESS TO NYSCA MEMBERS (NYSCA dues $12/year, may be paid with entry fee). No checks at site, credit cards OK. 

Special 1 year USCF dues
 with magazine if paid with entry- online at, Adult $30, Young Adult $20, Scholastic $15. Mailed, phoned or paid at site, Adult $40, Young Adult $30, Scholastic $20. Re-entry $40, not available in Open Section.  USCF membership required.

GMs, IMs & WGMs free, $60 deducted from prize. 

3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. 
2-day schedule:
 Reg ends Sat 10 am, rds Sat 11, 2 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. Half point byes OK all, must commit before rd 2; limit 2 byes (limit 1 bye if under 1810/unr in Open).  

Foreign player rating info     Prizewinner tax info    CCA electronic devices policies

Hotel rates:
 $80-80, call 518-668-5744 Mon-Fri 9 am-5pm, reserve by 5/1 or rate may increase. Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, use AWD #D657633, or reserve car online through

Room or travel sharing: Post a request to share on the USCF "All Things Chess" Forum.
If you have trouble posting, email your post to Continental Chess and we will post it for you.


Unofficial ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. 

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


BLITZ TOURNAMENT Saturday 9:30 pm, enter by 9:15 pm.

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