VERMONT RESORT OPEN
May 3-5 or 4-5,
GMs and IMs free ($60
PRIZES ($500 more than last year)
At Holiday Inn Rutland/Killington, near intersection US-4 and US-7
Vermont's most upscale Holiday Inn - free parking, free
wireless, heated pool, exercise room
Free shuttle to Amtrak, bus terminal, or Rutland Airport
Restaurants within easy walking distance
May 3-5 or 4-5
Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (enhanced)
annual Vermont Resort Open.
5 SS, G/120, d5 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/70, d/5), Holiday Inn
Rutland/Killington, 476 Holiday Drive (near intersection US-4 & US-7), Rutland
$2500 PRIZE FUND UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED. In 3 sections:
Open Section: $400-200-150, top
Under 2050/Unr $230-120.
Under 1810 Section: $300-150-100, top
Under 1650 (no unr) $180-90, unrated limit $200.
Section: $200-130-70, top Under 1310 (no unr) $120-60, trophies to first 3, top Under 1100,
Under 900, Under 700, Unrated. No unrated may win over $120.
Top 2 sections entry fee: $65 online at chessaction.com by 5/1,
$70 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 5/1 (entry
only, no questions), 3-day $68, 2-day $67 mailed by 4/24, all $80 at site, or
online until 2 hours before your first game. No checks at site, credit
cards OK. No
credit card mailed entries accepted. GMs & IMs
free; $60 deducted from prize. Re-entry $40, not available in
Under 1510 Section entry fee: all
$20 less than top 2 sections entry fee.
Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise
Special 1 year USCF dues with paper magazine if paid with entry-
online at chesstour.com, Adult $30, Young Adult $20, Scholastic $15.
Mailed, phoned or at site, Adult $40, Young Adult $30, Scholastic $20.
3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 6:30
pm, rds Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 & 4, Sun 9 & 1:30.
2-day schedule: Reg ends Sat
am, rds. Sat 10, 1 & 4, Sun 9 & 1:30.
Half point byes
OK all, limit 2,
must commit before rd 2.
Hotel rates: $89-89, 802-775-1911, reserve by
4/19 or rate may increase.
Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, AWD D657633, or
reserve car online
Entry: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, PO Box 249, Salisbury Mills, NY 12577. Questions: DirectorAtChess.US, 845-496-9658.
$15 service charge for refunds. Advance entries posted at chessaction.com. Chess Magnet School
Junior Grand Prix Points available.