2022 Houston Chess Festival

Grand Prix
DoubleTree by Hilton Bush International
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Event Overview

$13,100 b/265, 65% Guaranteed50 GPP.  5SS. 3-Day and 2-Day Schedules Available. DoubleTree by Hilton Bush International, 15757 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Houston, TX 77032. HR $89+tax, (281) 848-4000.  6 Sections: Open, U2000, U1800, U1600, U1300 & U1000.  Open & U2000 FIDE rated, G/90+30-sec inc. All other sections G/120; d5.  Game 1 of 2-Day Schedule, all sections, G/60; d5.  Sections merge on Round 2.  PRIZES:  Open: $1,750 - $900 - $600 - $400 - $250, (U2200: $750 - $450). U2000:  $850 - $500 - $300 - $200 - $100.  U1800:  $850 - $500 - $300 - $200 - $100.  U1600:  $850 - $500 - $300 - $200 - $100.  U1300:  $600 - $400 - $275 - $175 - $100. U1000:  $300 - $200 - $100. Unrated may play in any section except in U1000 but limited to 50% of prizes awarded in U1300.  Champion's Plaque for Each Section on Tie-Breaks (MSCO).  Trophy for top HS, MS, EL and Primary School students in the U1000. Students may also win prize money.  EF for Open, U2000, U1800 and U1600:  $99 by 7/11, $115 by 7/18, $125 after 7/18 or on site. EF for U1300:  $69 by 7/11, $85 by 7/18, $95 after 7/18 or on site.    EF for U1000:  $49 by 7/11, $65 by 7/18, $75 after 7/18 or on site 3-Day Schedule:  Fri 7/22 at 7:30pm; Sat 7/23 at 1pm and 6pm, Sun 7/24 at 9:30am and 3pm.  2-Day Schedule: Round 1 Sat 7/23 at 9:30am then merge with 3-Day in Round 2.  Two 1/2-pt byes allowed. Side Events:  GM Simul, GM Lecture, Blitz, and Bughouse. More info:  flguadalupe@aol.com.        

Address:

15757 John F. Kennedy Blvd
Houston, TX 77032
United States

Sections: 6
Grand Prix Points: 50
Prize Fund: 13100
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Francisco Guadalupe
Email: flguadalupe@aol.com
Phone:

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