Prizes corrected 1/27/17

A Heritage EVENT

US CHESS Junior Grand Prix


MAY 19-21 OR 20-21, 2017
  
25th annual NEW YORK STATE OPEN

At beautiful Lake George, NY- includes Senior Section

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20 (ENHANCED)

 

5 rounds, 40/100, SD/30, d10 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60, d10). Tiki Resort, 2 Canada St., Lake George, NY 12845.

 

$3200 GUARANTEED PRIZES

 

In 4 sections. 

Open Section:
 $$ 400-200-100, top Under 2010/Unr $240-120, top Under 1810 $200-100.
 

Senior Section:
 Open to under 1910 or unrated AND ALSO born before 5/21/67. $$ 300-150-100, top Under 1710 $140-70. 

Under 1610 Section:
 $$ 250-125-75, Under 1410 $120-60, unrated limit $150.

Under 1210 Section: $$100-60-40, plaques 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) by 2 pm May 20.  

Top 3 sections entry fee:
 $79 online at chessaction.com by 5/17, $85 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 5/15 (entry only, no questions), 3-day $83, 2-day $82 mailed by 5/10, $90 online until 2 hours before round 1 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 with 2 issues Empire Chess, $20/year with 4 issues, 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 chessaction.com, Adult $35, Young Adult $22, Scholastic $15. Mailed, phoned or paid at site, Adult $40, Young Adult $25, Scholastic $17.  USCF membership required.

Re-entry only $40, not available in Open Section. 

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


3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:15. 
2-day schedule:
 Reg ends Sat 10 am, rds Sat 11, 2 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:15.
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 4/29 or rate may increase. Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, use AWD #D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com.

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 uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. 


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

BRING SET, BOARD, CLOCK IF POSSIBLE- none supplied.


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


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