15th annual Philadelphia International

Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Philadelphia Sheraton Downtown

Event Overview

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!



15th annual Philadelphia International.  9SS, 40/80, SD/30, +30,  Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown (see World Open for location, rates, parking). Covid rules: See World Open. $22,000 guaranteed prizes. FIDE rated; FIDE ratings used for pairings & prizes, Who is eligible: open to FIDE 2100/over, USCF 2200/over, or FIDE rated foreign (see peakratings.us). GM & IM norms possible. Prizes $5000-3000-2000-1500-1200-800-700-600-500-500, clear or tiebreak bonus $200, top FIDE 2250-2399 $2000-1000, top FIDE under 2250/unr $2000-1000. Minimum prize guarantees: If entering online by 6/3 and playing all 9 games (no byes): foreign GM $700, US GM $300, foreign IM/WGM $300. Nonresident aliens: see US tax laws at chessaction.org. EF: GMs. IMs, WGMs: $50 online at chessaction.com by 5/17, $75 by 6/23, $100 at site. Foreign FIDE rated players: $150 online at chessaction.com by 5/17, $175 by 6/23, $200 at site. US FIDE Masters: $200 online by 5/17, $225 by 6/23, $250 at site. US players FIDE rated 2200/up: $300 online by 5/17, $325 by 6/23, $350 at site. US players FIDE rated 2100-2199: $400 online by 5/17, $425 by 6/23, $450 at site. All: Mailed entry all $10 more; do not mail entry after 6/12. No checks at site, credit cards OK.  Special 1 year USCF dues with magazine: see World Open. Schedule: Late reg. ends Fri 6 pm, rds Fri 7 pm, Sat-Tue 11 am & 5 pm.  Two half point byes available; must commit before rd 3; FIDE norm not possible if taking bye.  HR: see World Open. Unclaimed awards: paid electronically through Paypal (may take a few weeks).  Ent: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803. $15 service charge for refunds. Questions: www.chesstour.com, Director@Chess.us. Entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entering).  Invitations: Go@Chess.us. Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.




201 North 17th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

Sections: 1
Grand Prix Points: 200
Prize Fund: $22,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Continental Chess Association
Email: director@chess.us
Phone: 3472012269 leave message including email address

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