17th annual Indianapolis Open

Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Airport

Event Overview

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

AUGUST 26-28 OR 27-28, INDIANA


17th annual Indianapolis Open. 5SS, 40/80, SD/30, +30 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60 d10), Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Airport, 8910 Hatfield Drive, Indianapolis IN 46241. Free parking, free airport shuttle, free wireless.  $14,000 guaranteed prizes. In 5 sections. Major: Open to 1900/above (see peakrating.us). $1500-700-500-300, clear/tiebreak winner $100 bonus, top USCF U2300 $600-300. FIDE. Under 2100: $1000-500-300-200, top Under 1900/Unr $400-200. FIDE. Under 1800: $1000-500-300-200, top Under 1600 (no Unr) $400-200. Under 1500: $800-400-300-200, top Under 1300 (no Unr) $300-150. Under 1200: $700-350-200-100, top Under 1000 (no Unr) $200-100. 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 Sat. Unrated prize limits: U1200 $100, U1500 $200, U1800 $300. EF: $118 online at chessaction.com by 8/24, 3-day $123, 2-day $122 mailed by 8/13, all $130 (no checks, credit cards OK) at site or online until 1 hour before round 1. GMs $100 from prize. Unofficial or Online Regular uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. If online regular rating is 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: $115-115-115-115, use link at chessevents.us or 855-618-4697, request chess rate; reserve by 8/12 or rate may increase. Awards: Usually paid by Paypal (may take over a week). Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, AWD D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com. 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 9:10 pm. Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.


8910 Hatfield Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46241
United States

Sections: 5
Grand Prix Points: 100
Prize Fund: $14,000
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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