March 16-18 or 17-18, 2018
Wyndham Orlando Resort
Top 6 sections entry fee: $108 online at chessaction.com by 3/14, 3-day $113, 2-day $112 if check mailed by 3/7, $120 (no checks, credit cards OK) at site, or online until 2 hours before round 1. GMs, IMs & WGMs free; $100 deducted from prize.
Class E Section entry fee: All $30 less than above.
All sections: Special 1 year USCF dues with paper magazine if paid with entry. online at chesstour.com, Adult $35, Young Adult $22, Scholastic $15. Mailed or paid at site, Adult $40, Young Adult $25, Scholastic $17. Re-entry $60; not available in Master Section. USCF membership required.
3-day schedule: Reg ends
Fri 6 pm, rounds Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 am & 5 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:15 pm.
2-day schedule: Reg ends Sat 10 am, rounds Sat 11 am, 2 pm & 5 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:15 pm.
All: Half point byes OK all, limit 2, Master Section must commit before rd 2, others before rd 3.
Hotel rates: $127-127-127-127 (no resort fee), includes resort fee benefits (wireless & entertainment in room, parking, use of fitness center, etc.), 1-800-421-8001, 407-351-2420; reserve by 3/2 or rate may increase.
Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, AWD D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com.
Bring set, board, clock
if possible- none supplied.
Ratings: March official USCF rating list used. Unofficial web ratings used if otherwise unrated.
Foreign player rating
electronic devices policies
Entry: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803. $15 service charge for refunds. Questions: DirectorAtChess.us, www.chesstour.com, chesstour.info, 347-201-2269. Entries posted at chessaction.com (online entries posted instantly).
BLITZ TOURNAMENT Saturday 9:30 pm; enter by 9:15 pm.