2016 Schenectady Open

.    

US CHESS Junior Grand Prix


 3rd annual

 

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. 
 
 

Foreign player rating info     Prizewinner tax info    CCA electronic devices policies

Hotels:
 Hotels/motels within walking distance; see travel websites.

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.

 

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.


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