US Chess Junior Grand Prix
OCTOBER 6-8 OR 7-8, CONNECTICUT
US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 60 (ENHANCED)
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