2021 Las Vegas Open

Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix
Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino
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Event Overview

Open Section September 15-19: 9-SS, G/90 +30. GM & IM norms possible.

Under Sections September 16-19 or 17-19: 7-SS, G/90 +30 (3-day round 1 G/45 +10).

Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, 3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas

$30,000 Guaranteed Prize Fund

Open: 3000-1500-700-300-200; top under 2300: 1000-500. $300 bonus prize for the first 20 GMs, WGMs or foreign IMs who enter and play all 9 rounds with no byes.

Under 2200: 1500-750-350-250-200. Top under 2050: 500-250.

Under 1900: 1500-750-350-250-200. Top under 1750: 500-250.

Under 1600: 1500-750-350-250-200. Top under 1450: 500-250.

Under 1300: 1200-600-250-200-200. Top under 1000: 400-200. Top under 800: 400-200. Top unrated 400-200.

Mixed Doubles: best male/female combined 2-player team score: 1000-500-200. Average rating below 2200, teammates may play in different sections, only rounds 1-7 count for Open Section

Unrated or provisionally rated players may not win more than $400 in any under section, balance goes to next players in line.

EF Open: $199 by 7/31, $239 by 8/31, $260 later. $100 less for foreign FIDE rated players. $100 more for players who have never been rated 2200 USCF or 2100 FIDE. GM, WGM and foreign IM free by 8/31.

Under sections: $139 by 7/31, $159 by 8/31, $180 later. Re-entry $100 cannot re-enter into same schedule and section.

5-day schedule (Open Only): Register by 5 Wed Rds 6:30, 1-6:30, 10-3:30, 10-3:30.

4-day schedule: Register by 5 Thu Rds 6:30, 1-6:30, 1-6:30, 10-3:30, 10-3:30

3-day schedule: Register by 9 Fri Rds 10-1-6:30, 10-3:30, 10-3:30

Half point byes available in any round if requested at least 2 hours before the round; Sunday byes must be requested before the start of round 4 and may not be cancelled.

Chess sets and boards provided for tournament play only, not for skittles. Please bring digital chess clocks!

ENTER Vegas Chess Festivals, PO Box 90925, Henderson, NV 89009-0925, online at chess.vegas after 6/21. Info: (702) 930-9550. FIDE NS W

Address:

3700 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103
United States

Sections: 5
Grand Prix Points: 150
Prize Fund: 30000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

VEGAS CHESS FESTIVALS
Email: vegaschess@gmail.com
Phone: 7029309550

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