US CHESS Junior Grand Prix
SCHENECTADY OPEN AT PROCTORS
JULY 16-17, 2016
Proctors Theatre, Schenectady, NY
TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20 (ENHANCED)
5 rounds, rds 1-2 G/90 d10, rds 3-5
40/100, SD/30 d10, Proctors Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305.
Free parking in Broadway Garage.
$2000 GUARANTEED PRIZES
In 3 sections.
Open Section: $$ 400-200-150, top Under 2050/Unr $180.
Under 1850 Section: $$ 250-130-70, top Under 1650 (no unrated) $140.
Under 1450 Section: $$160-80-50, top Under 1250 (no unrated) $90. Unrated may not win over $100 in U1450 Section.
Mixed doubles bonus prize: best male/female 2-player "team" combined score among all sections: $100. Team must average under 2200; teammates may play in different sections; teams must register (no extra fee) by 2 pm July 16.
Top 2 sections entry fee: $59 online at chessaction.com by 7/14, $70 online until 8 am 7/16 or at site until 9 am 7/16. .
Under 1450 Section entry fee: All
$20 less than top 2 sections entry fee.
GMs, IMs & WGMs free, $50 deducted from prize.
ONLINE ENTRY $5 LESS TO NYSCA MEMBERS (NYSCA dues $12/year, may be paid with entry fee).
Re-entry $40, not available in Open Section.
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.
Schedule: Reg ends Sat 9 am, rounds Sat 10, 2 & 6, Sun 10 & 3:15.
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July official USCF ratings used. 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 Sat 9:30 pm, enter by 9:15 pm.