12th annual Hartford Open

Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport

Event Overview

US Chess Junior Grand Prix



12th annual Hartford Open

5SS, 40/80, SD/30, d30 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60 d10). Sheraton Hotel, 1 Bradley Airport (visible at airport entrance), Windsor Locks CT 06096 (I-91 Exit 40 to Rt 20). Free parking. Prizes $10,000 guaranteed. In 5 sections. Major: Open to 1900/over (see peakrating.us). Prizes. $1200-600-300, top USCF U2300 $400-200. FIDE. Under 2100: $900-500-300, top U1900/Unr $400-200. FIDE. Under 1800: $800-500-300, top U1600 (no unr) $300-150. Under 1500: $700-400-250, top U1300 (no unr) $300-150. Under 1200: $400-200-100. Mixed Doubles bonus prizes: best male/female 2-player combined score among all sections: $300-150. Must average under 2200; may play different sections; register (no extra fee) by 2 pm Sat.  Unrated prize limits: U1200 $100, U1500 $200, U1800 $300.  Top 4 sections EF: $93 online at chessaction.com by 10/4,  $110 at site, or online until 1 hour before rd 1. U1200 Section EF: all $30 less than above. All: No checks at site, credit cards OK. GMs $80 from prize. Online EF $3 less to CSCA or WMCA members. Re-entry (no Major to Major) $50. Unofficial or Online Regular uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. Cannot play below Online Regular rating minus 100.  Special 1 year USCF with magazine if paid online with entry: Adult $43, Young Adult $26, Youth $19. 3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. 2-day schedule: Reg ends Sat 10 am, rds. Sat 11, 2 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. Bye: all, limit 2; must commit before rd 2. HR: $149-149, link at chessevents.us or 860-627-5311; reserve by 9/15 or rate may increase. Prizes usually paid by paypal (may take over a week).  Ent: chessaction.com, No mailed entries. Refunds: $15 service charge. Questions: chesstour.com, chesstour.info, Director@Chess.US. Entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entering). Blitz tournament Sat 9:30 pm, enter by 9:10 pm. Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.


1 Bradley Airport
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
United States

Sections: 5
Grand Prix Points: 60
Prize Fund: $10,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Continental Chess Association
Email: director@chess.us
Phone: director@chess.us