November 4-6 or 5-6, 2016
Sheraton Stamford Hotel
$99 room rates, free parking, frequent trains from NYC
Top 5 sections entry fee: $77 online at chessaction.com by 11/2, $85 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 10/31 (entry only, no questions), 3-day $83, 2-day $82 if check mailed by 10/26, all $90 (no checks, credit cards OK) at site, or online until 2 hours before round 1. Credit card entries not accepted by mail. GMs free; $80 deducted from prize.
Under 1000 section entry fee: All $40 less than above.
USCF membership required. Special 1 year USCF dues with paper 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.
Re-entry $40; not available in Open Section.
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.
Under 1000 schedule: Reg. ends Sat 10 am, rounds Sat 11 am, 2 pm & 5 pm, Sun 10 am & 1 pm.
Half point byes: (corrected) OK all, limit 2, must commit before round 2.
Hotel rates: $99-99, 1-800-408-7640, 203-358-8400; reserve by 10/31 or rate may increase.
or travel sharing:
Post a request to share on the
USCF "All Things
have trouble posting, email your request to Continental Chess and we will
post it for you.
Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, AWD D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com.
Bring set, board, clock
if possible- none supplied.
Ratings: November official USCF rating list used, but unofficial ratings at uschess.org are usually used for players who would otherwise be unrated.
Entry: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803. $15 service charge for refunds. Questions: www.chesstour.com, www.chesstour.info, DirectorAtChess.US, 347-201-2269. Advance entries posted at chessaction.com (online entries posted instantly).
BLITZ TOURNAMENT Saturday 9:30 pm, enter by 9:15 pm.