3rd annual

JUNE 25-26, 2011

June 25-26. 3rd annual World Open Girls Championship. 5 round Swiss, G/90, Sheraton Philadelphia City Center Hotel (see World Open). Open to all girls born after 6/26/93.  In 2 sections.

Open Section: Trophies to top 5, 1st C, D, E/below; free entry in all CCA tournaments 7/14/11 to 11/30/11 to 1st.
Under 1000 Section: Trophies to top 5, 1st Under 800, Under 600, Unrated; free entry in all CCA tournaments 7/14/11-8/31/11 to 1st.

Entry fee: $41 mailed by 6/15, $43 online at chesstour.com by 6/22, $45 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 6/22, $50 at site.

Late registration 9 to 9:30 am 6/25; rounds Sat. 10 am, 2 pm & 6 pm; Sun 10 am & 2 pm.

Half point byes: One bye allowed, must commit before round 2.

Special USCF dues if paid with entry, including paper magazine: Young Adult $20, Scholastic $15 online at chesstour.com, Young Adult $30, Scholastic $20 if mailed, phoned, or paid at site. 
USCF membership required.

Hotel rates: ROOMS ARE NOW APPARENTLY SOLD OUT for June 24 and 25 at the Sheraton, and most or all other downtown hotels with rates under $250 or so. Windsor Suites, for about $130, may be available some days.  For details on Philadelphia Hotels, see BOOKING.COM.

Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix points available. 

Mailed entry: Continental Chess, Box 249, Salisbury Mills, NY 12577.  $15 service charge for refunds.

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