16th annual Philadelphia Open

American Classic, Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
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Event Overview

US Chess Junior Grand Prix

JUNE 24-26 OR 25-26, PENNSYLVANIA

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 100 (ENHANCED)

16th annual Philadelphia Open. 5SS, 40/80, SD/30, +30 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60 d10), Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown (see World Open for location, rates, parking). Covid rules: See World Open. $15,000 guaranteed prizes. In 5 sections. Major: Open to 1900/above. $1500-800-500-300, clear/tiebreak winner $100 bonus, top USCF U2300 $600-300. FIDE. Under 2100: $1200-600-300-200, top Under 1900/Unr $500-250. FIDE. Under 1800: $1000-500-300-200, top Under 1600 (no Unr) $400-200. Under 1500: $800-500-300-200, top Under 1300 (no Unr) $400-200. Under 1200: $700-400-200-100, top Under 1000 (no Unr) $300-150. Mixed doubles bonus prizes: best male/female 2-player team combined score among all sections: $500-300-200. Must average under 2200; may play different sections; register (no extra fee) by 2 pm 6/25. Unrated prize limits: U1200 $100, U1500 $200, U1800, $300. Playing up in Major: see peakrating.us. Top 4 sections EF: $118 online at chessaction.com by 6/23, 3-day $123, 2-day $122 mailed by 6/15, all $130 (no checks, credit cards OK) at site, or online until 2 hrs before round 1. GMs $100 from prize. U1200 Section EF: all $20 less than above. Unofficial or Online Regular uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. If online regular rating 50 or more points over section or prize maximum, prize limit $200. Special 1 year USCF dues with magazine if paid online with entry. Adult $40, Young Adult $25, Youth $18. Re-entry $50; no Major to Major. 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. All: Half point byes OK all, limit 2, must commit before rd 2. HR: See World Open. Awards: Usually paid through Paypal (may take up to two 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). Blitz tournament Sat 9:30 pm, enter by 9:15 pm. Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.

Address:

201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

Sections: 5
Grand Prix Points: 100
Prize Fund: $15,000
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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