10th annual

PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL
$10,000 GUARANTEED PRIZES

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

JULY 5-10, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 200 (ENHANCED)

9 round Swiss, 40/2, SD/30, d10, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19107 (see World Open for rates & parking info).  Open to all. FIDE rated, GM and IM norms possible; satisfies FIDE requirement that one GM norm be in an event with only one round per day for a minimum of 3 days.

Guaranteed prizes: $3000-1500-1000-700-600-500-400-300-200, top FIDE under 2300 or unrated $1200-600.

Minimum prize guarantees: $700 to foreign GMs with FIDE ratings 2500/over, $500 to foreign GMs with FIDE ratings under 2500, $300 to foreign IMs/WGMs (all must complete all games with no byes), limited to first 5 foreign GMs and first 5 foreign IMs/WGMs to enter by 6/24 at chessaction.com). Minimum prize $300 to other GMs (including US) who complete all games with no half point byes. Players who have forfeited without notice in past CCA Internationals are not eligible for minimum prizes.

Entry fee: GMs, IMs, WGMs $50 online at chessaction.com by 6/1, $75 online at chessaction.com by 6/28, $100 at site; $100 deducted from prize (no deduction from minimum prize). Foreign FIDE rated players: $100 online at chessaction.com by 6/1, $125 online by 6/28, $150 at site; $100 deducted from prize. USA players FIDE rated 2200/up: $200 online by 6/1, $225 online by 6/28, $250 at site. Others: $300 online by 6/1, $325 online by 6/28, $350 at site.

All: No checks at site, credit cards OK.  Phoned entry (406-896-2038) all $10 more; no phoned entry after 6/28.  Mailed entry (Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803) all $10 more; do not mail after 6/15.

Special 1 year USCF dues with magazine: see World Open.

Schedule: Late reg. ends Tue 5 pm, rounds Tue 6 pm, Wed 11 & 6, Thu 6, Fri 11 & 6, Sat 11 & 6, Sun 11. Two half point byes available (must commit before rd 2); norm not possible if taking bye.

Hotel rates: see World Open.
MOST OR ALL OF THE NIGHTS OF JULY 5, 6, 7 AND 8 ARE BELIEVED TO BE SOLD OUT.

SPECIAL CHESS ROOM BLOCK: If you are unable to obtain a room for these nights, a special chess rate of $115 is available at the Sonesta Hotel (site of the Liberty Bell Open), 3/5 mile from the Marriott, 215-561-7500 or 1-800-SONESTA, ask for chess rate.

ROOM RESERVATION LINK FOR SONESTA HOTEL

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.

Bring sets, boards, clocks if possible- none supplied.

Entry: chessaction.com. $15 service charge for refunds. Questions: www.chesstour.com, DirectorAtChess.us, 347-201-2269.  Online entries posted instantly at chessaction.com. Invitations: GoAtChess.us. Use @ symbol instead of "At" in email addresses.

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