Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Embassy Suites Hotel

Event Overview

US Chess Grand Prix Points: 50 (Enhanced)

11th Summer Solstice Open, 5SS, Premier and Under 2050 sections FIDE-rated, All sections but U1150 G/90+30 sec. incr., U1150 section G/90;d5 (1st round 2-day schedule, only, all sections, G/60;d5). Embassy Suites Hotel, 661 NW 53rd Street, Boca Raton, FL 33487.

$$10,000 b/170 paid entries, 70% min. Gtd. Premier: $1100/Trophy-700-500, U2300 $400-300. U2050: $1000/Trophy-600-300, U1900 $200-100. U1800: $1000/Trophy-600-300, U1650 $200-100. U1400: $1000/Trophy-600-300, U1250/Unr. $200-100. U1150: Trophies for 1st to 3rd, 1st U900, 1stU700/Unr., Medals to all others. Top Senior Prize each cash prize section (must be at least 60 on May 31): $100.

EF: All but U1150 $119 by May 26, $10 more later, $20 more onsite, GMs & IMs free ($119 deducted from prize). U1150 section $55 by May 26, $5 more later, $10 more onsite. Online entry closes at 5 p.m. on May 31. Unr. may enter U1400 or U1150 only. Unr. only eligible for Unr. prizes. Min. USCF or FIDE rating of 1800 required for premier section. Re-entry cash prize sections $59. Reg.: Ends 1/2 hr. before 1st rd. $10 service charge for refunds. Players must provide their own chess sets and clocks, but there will be a chess vendor onsite.

Rds.: All Sections but U1150: 3-Day: Fri. 7:00 pm; Sat. 10:30 am, 4:30 pm; Sun. 9:30 am, 2:30 pm; 2-Day: Sat.10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm; Sun. 9:30 am, 2:30 pm.
          U1150 Only: 3-Day: Fri. 7:00 pm; Sat. 10:30 am, 2:45 pm; Sun. 9:30 am, 1:45 pm; 2-Day: Sat. 10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm; Sun. 9:30 am, 1:45 pm.
All sections but U1150 merge after round 2, U1150 section merges after round 3.
Up to 2 1/2 pt. byes, if req’d before rd. 2.

Blitz Tournament: Saturday at 9:15 pm, 4 double rounds, G/3;d/2, Entry onsite, $20 for those in main event, $30 for all others.

HR: Special rate of $115 per night includes complimentary hot breakfast, nightly evening reception, Internet, refrigerator & microwave and free covered or uncovered parking. The rate is good until May 15 or until the group rooms are sold out. Book online or call 561-994-8200 and mention group code "CES91C”.

Online entry, online hotel reservations & add'l info: www.bocachess.com, 561-302-4377

Entries via mail: Boca Raton Chess Club, 21459 Juego Circle, #30C, Boca Raton, FL 33433. Must be postmarked by May 26 for early entry fee.


661 NW 53rd Street
Boca Raton, FL 33487
United States

Sections: 5
Grand Prix Points: 50
Prize Fund: 10,000.00
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Jon Haskel
Email: jon@bocachess.com
Phone: 561-302-4377