2022 Glenn Snow Memorial (FIDE)

Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix, State Championship Event
Noblesville Schools Community Center
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Event Overview

$15,000 B/180 

Grand Prix Points: 50 

September 16-18th or 17-18th 

5SS; G/90 Minute + 30 inc

3 or 2 Day Option

Top Section FIDE Rated 

Noblesville Schools Community Center

1775 Field Dr

Noblesville, IN 46062

Directions:

https://goo.gl/maps/729LSNukKWdrAwRa8 

 

ADVANCE ENTRY LIST:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1yL_SuaXj1IAPaJgD5G-kUFY0zPmOyat3l7qYRJiE7u0/edit?usp=sharing

 

PRIZES:

FIDE Premier (Open To 1901+)

$2000  $1200  $900  $750 

(TOP 4 GUARANTEED)

U2301: $700  U2201: $600 

U2101: $500  U2001: $400

Top Female Bonus: $300

Top (50+) Senior Bonus: $200

 

Reserve (1601-1900) 

$1000  $600  $400  $300

U1750: $250  $200

Top (50+) Senior Bonus: $150

 

Novice (1301-1600) 

$800  $500  $300  $250

U1450: $250  $200

Top (50+) Senior Bonus: $150

 

Apprentice (Unr-1300) 

$700  $450  $250  $200

U1150: $200  $150

Top (50+) Senior Bonus: $150

 

BONUS:

Custom Plaques for 1st Place in all Sections

Medals for all Prize and Bonus Winners

Bonus Trophy to top scholastic in each section 

Trophies to top 10 scholastic U1000 players (Apprentice) 

All scholastic players can win cash prizes AND awards

(USCF tiebreaks used for awards) 

 

FIDE: 

FIDE Premier: FIDE + USCF rated, uses FIDE rules. This tournament will use USCF ratings for pairings and prize purposes. FIDE and other over the board ratings may be used and adjusted, if necessary, if higher than USCF ratings. Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID before the first round. USA players without a FIDE ID must agree to represent USA in international competition in order to play and must provide necessary information to receive a FIDE ID. Default late forfeiture time is 1 hour. TD may extend at TD’s discretion. Players must use provided score sheets and submit copies each round. No electronic notation devices allowed. Players may play up in FIDE section for $25, but minimum is 1800 USCF, no exceptions.

 

SCHEDULE ALL SECTIONS:

(Eastern Time) 

 

3-Day Schedule 

All Rounds (G/90; + 30) 

Fri:    7:00 pm  

Sat:  11:00 am  5:00  pm 

Sun: 10:00 am  3:30  pm 

 

2-Day Schedule

Rounds 1 & 2 (G/45; + 5) 

Sat:  11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 5:00 pm (merge)

Sun: 10:00 am  3:30 pm 

First two rounds of 2-day FIDE section not FIDE rated 

 

ENTRY FEE:

$125 by September 3rd 

$145 by September 10th

$165 on site

 

Senior Discount: $10 discount to players age 50 +

ISCA Discount: $10 discount to current ISCA members

Re-entry: $65. Re-entry is not allowed in the FIDE Section

Playing Up: Players may play up ONE section, add $25

Playing Up into FIDE section: add play up fee, must be 1800 USCF to play up 

Byes: Up to two ½ point byes available if requested before the end of round 2, cannot be changed. 

GM IM WGM WIM Free Entry no deduction

Contact Organizer: Email: bcchessclubindy@gmail.com or call / text 317-286-6183 

 

 

REGISTRATION OPTIONS: 

PayPal: please send payment to: bccc.tournaments@gmail.com 

Please Include your USCF ID, FIDE ID (if applicable), published Sept regular rating, section and schedule

Include your email and cell # for payment confirmation

Add $5 for PayPal fee / per player 

 

Credit Card: by phone ok until 9/14, player pays $10 cc fee  

 

 

ON-SITE REGISTRATION: 

Fri:  4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Sat: 8:00 am to 9:30 am

Please join / renew USCF membership at least 24 hours before the tournament 

PayPal, CC or Cash at site, no checks please

Refunds available up to 24 hours before event less $10 service charge

 

 

BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP:

Endorsed by ISCA

Saturday 9:30 pm- sign up by 9:00 pm 

6 SS Open double round (12 games) USCF Blitz rated

(G/3+2)

EF: $25 (GM's Free) 

$5 discount to current ISCA members

ISCA join / renew here:

https://indianachess.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=169378&module_id=126324

Prizes$250, $125

U1800: $100

U1500: $75

* Top Indiana Resident will receive additional $100 bonus, trophy

and title of 2022 IN State Blitz Champion *

Based on 35 paid entries. September Published USCF Blitz ratings used

 

DETAILS:

Published September Ratings Used 

Provisional ratings used if otherwise unrated 

Unrated cannot win the 'under' prizes, place prizes ok

Bring boards, sets and clocks, supplies are limited 

(All Equipment Provided in FIDE section) 

Top 10 Boards may be DGT Broadcasted

Masks optional 

TD reserves the right to combine sections based on turnout

Based on 180 paid entries 

Coffee and Snacks on site

No eating at table, drinks are ok

 

FAIR PLAY POLICY:

NO CELL PHONES or ELECTRONIC DEVICES DURING GAME 

Subject to disqualification 

Metal Detectors will be used, strictly enforced

 

SITE:

State of the art new Community Center

7300 sq ft playing space

Quiet, high ceilings, excellent lighting, padded chairs

Entire building will be used only by the chess group

Tables will be generously spaced apart

Parent lounge, Analysis rooms, and Kitchen 

Free Wi-Fi 

 

NEARBY HOTELS:

Many Hotels and restaurants are within minutes from site.

 

Courtyard Marriott Noblesville 

(3 mins from site)

Book by 9/5 

https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1660670647852&key=GRP

 

Quality Inn Noblesville 

(6 mins from site) 

Book by 9/5 

https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/PL55D5

 

QUESTIONS:

Please email B C Chess Club Organizers at: bcchessclubindy@gmail.com or call / text 317-286-6183 anytime

Please go to our Facebook Page: B C Chess Club for more updates, photos and details 

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Address:

1775 Field Dr
Noblesville, IN 46062
United States

Sections: 4
Grand Prix Points: 50
Prize Fund: $15,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

B C Chess Club
Email: bcchessclubindy@gmail.com
Phone: 13172866183

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