WORLD OPEN SIDE EVENTS

June 23-July 4, 2017


JUNE 23-25: World Open Senior

JUNE 23-25: World Open Women's Championship

JUNE 24-29: Philadelphia International

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!
JUNE 24-25: World Open Under 2300
5SS, G/90, d10, Marriott Philadelphia Downtown (see World Open). Open to under 2300 or unrated. Prizes $500 guaranteed: $200-100, U1900 $110, U1500/Unr $90. EF: $40, at site only, no checks. Reg. ends 9:30 am 6/24, rds. Sat 10, 2, 6, Sun 10, 2. One half point bye allowed if U1500/Unr, otherwise two byes allowed; must commit before rd 2.

JUNE 26-28: World Open Warmup

JUNE 28-29: World Open Under 13 Championship

JUNE 29: World Open Action Championship

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 15 (ENHANCED)
JUNE 30: World Open G/7 Championship
5-SS, double round (10 games), G/7, d2, Marriott Philadelphia Downtown (see World Open). Prizes $1000 guaranteed: $300-150-70, U2100 $130-70, U1800 $120-60, U1500/Unr $100. EF: $40, at site only, no checks. GMs $40 from prize. Reg. ends 10:30 am, rds. 11, 12, 1, 2, 3. One pair of ½ pt byes available, must commit before rd 2. Blitz rated (will not affect regular ratings), but higher of regular or blitz used for pairings & prizes.

JULY 1, 2, 3, 4: World Open Daily 2 pm Blitz
4 separate tournaments at Marriott Philadelphia Downtown (see World Open). Each is a 4-SS, double round (8 games), G/5, d0. Prizes $$300 guaranteed: $100-50, U2100 $60, U1800 $50, U1500/Unr $40. EF: $20, at site only, no checks. Reg. ends 1:45 pm, rds. 2, 2:45, 3:15, 3:45. One pair of ½ pt byes available, must commit before rd 2. Blitz rated (will not affect regular ratings), but higher of regular or blitz used for pairings & prizes.

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20 (ENHANCED)
JULY 3: World Open G/10 Championship
5SS, G/10, d2, Marriott Philadelphia Downtown (see World Open). $1700 guaranteed prizes. In 2 sections. Open Section: $300-200-100, top U2300 $220, U2100/Unr $200. Under 1900 Section: $200-100-50, top U1700 $130, U1500 $110, U1300 $90. EF: $40, at site only, no checks. GMs $40 from prize. Reg: 6-9 pm, rounds 9:30, 10:10, 10:50, 11:30, 12:10. 1 half point bye available, must commit before rd 2. Quick-rated (will not affect regular ratings); higher of regular or quick used for pairings & prizes.

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 30 (ENHANCED)
JULY 4: World Open Blitz Championship
5SS, G/5, d0 (double round, 10 games), Marriott Philadelphia Downtown (see World Open). $3000 guaranteed prizes. In 2 sections: Open Section: $500-300-200, top U2400 $220-110, U2200/Unr $200-100. Under 2000 Section: $400-200-100, top U1800/Unr $220-110, U1600 $160-80, U1400 $100, unrated limit $200. EF (at site only, no checks): $40 by 7 pm 7/4, $50 after 7 pm 7/4. GMs $40 from prize. Reg. ends 9:30 pm, rounds 10, 10:45, 11:20, 11:55, 12:30. Half point bye available (1 point out of 2); must commit before rd 2. Blitz rated (will not affect regular ratings); higher of regular or blitz used for pairings & prizes.

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