WORLD OPEN AND SIDE EVENTS

June 30-July 12, 2020
Marriott Philadelphia Downtown

No checks at site

JUNE 30: World Open Action Championship

JUNE 30-JULY 1: World Open Womens Championship

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 15 (ENHANCED)
JULY 1: World Open G/7 Championship
5-SS, double round (10 games), G/7 d2. Prizes $600 guaranteed: $200-100, U2100 $120, U1800 $100, U1500/Unr $80. 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. $15 service charge for refunds.

JULY 1: World Open Under 1000 Action. 5-SS, G/25 d5, open to under 1000 or unrated. EF $32 at chessaction.com by 6/30 or $35 mailed by 6/15, all $40 at site. Plaques to first 5, top under 800, under 600, under 400, unrated. Reg. ends 9:30 am 7/1; rouunds 10:00, 11:30, 1:00, 2:30, 4:00. Half point byes OK all rounds, limit 2, must commit before round 3. $15 service charge for refunds.

JULY 1-5, 2-5, 3-5 or JUNE 30-JULY 5: 48th annual WORLD OPEN.
9 rounds, $225,000 projected prizes!

JULY 2, 3, 4, 5: World Open Daily 2 pm Blitz
4 separate tournaments, 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. 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30. 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. $10 service charge for refunds.

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 30 (ENHANCED)
JULY 4: World Open G/10 Championship
5SS, G/10 d2, $1800 projected prizes based on 60 paid entries, 50% each prize minimum guaranteed. Prizes $400-250-150, top U2300 $220, U2100 $200, U1900/Unr $180, U1700 $160, U1400 $140, U1300 $100. EF: $40, at site only, no checks. GMs $40 from prize. Reg: 6-9 pm, rounds 9:30, 10:10, 10:50, 11:25, 12:00. 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. $20 service charge for refunds.

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 30 (ENHANCED)
JULY 5: World Open Blitz Championship
5SS, G/5 d0 (double round, 10 games), $3000 projected prizes based on 140 paid entries, 50% each prize minimum guaranteed. 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. Entry fee (at site only, no checks): $40 by 7 pm 7/5, $50 after 7 pm 7/5. 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. $20 service charge for refunds.

JULY 6-7: World Open Under 13 Championship

JULY 7-12: Philadelphia International
9 rounds, Premier & Expert Sections, both FIDE rated, $20,000 guaranteed.

JULY 8-10: World Open Senior Amateur

JULY 10-12 or 11-12: Philadelphia Open. $14,000 projected prizes.

JULY 11: Philadelphia Open Blitz
4-SS, double round (8 games), G/5 d0. Prizes $300 based on 20 entries: $100-50, U2100 $60, U1800 $50, U1500/Unr $40. EF $20, at site only, no checks. Reg, ends 9:15 pm, rds 9:30-10-10:30-11. One pair of half point byes available, must commit before round 2. Blitz rated (will not affect regular ratings), but higher of blitz or regular used for pairings and prizes.  

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