16th annual Philadelphia International

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

Event Overview

US Chess Junior Grand Prix



16th annual Philadelphia International.  9SS, 40/80, SD/30, d30,  Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown (see World Open for location, rates, parking). $20,000 guaranteed prizes. FIDE rated; FIDE ratings used for pairings & prizes. GM & IM norms possible. Prizes $6000-4000-2000-1500-1200-800-700-600, clear or tiebreak bonus $200, top FIDE under 2300/unr $2000-1000. Minimum prize guarantees: If entering online by 6/2 and playing all 9 games (no byes): foreign GM $700, foreign IM/WGM $300. Nonresident aliens: see US tax laws at chessaction.org. EF: GMs, foreign IMs/WGMs: free. Please see TD at site 1 hour before game to confirm pairing. US IMs/WGMs: $100 online at chessaction.com by 5/16, $125 by 6/23, $150 at site. Foreign FIDE rated players: $150 online at chessaction.com by 5/16, $175 by 6/23, $200 at site. US FIDE Masters: $200 online by 5/16, $225 by 6/23, $250 at site. US players FIDE rated 2200/up: $300 online by 5/16, $325 by 6/23, $350 at site. US players FIDE rated 2000/up: $400 online by 5/16, $425 by 6/23, $450 at site. FIDE rated under 2000 or unrated: $500 online by 5/16, $525 by 6/23, $550 at site.  All: No checks at site, credit cards OK.  Special 1 year USCF dues  with magazine: see World Open Schedule: Late reg. ends Sat 10 am, rds Sat 11 am & 5 pm, Sun-Tues 10 am & 4 pm, Wed 10 am.  Two half point byes available; must commit before rd 3; FIDE norm not possible if taking bye.  HR: see World Open. Ent: chessaction.com. No mailed entries. $15 service charge for refunds. Entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entering).  Invitations: Go@Chess.us. Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.


201 N 17th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

Sections: 1
Grand Prix Points: 200
Prize Fund: $20,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

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