2024 Sacramento Senior Championship

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Event Overview

Event & Schedule: 4 round open swiss for players age 50 and older (must be at least 50 years old on April 20, 2024).  On-Site Registration: 4/20 – 9:00-9:45 am.  Rounds:  10 am & 3 pm both days

Time Controls:  G/90, 30 second increment.

Entry Fees:  Entry Fees: $99 mailed & postmarked by 4/13/2024, $119 postmarked after 4/13/2024 and on-site.  GMs and IMs free (entry fee deducted from any prize monies won).  Online entries accepted at http://tinyurl.com/5x96hkau  Make payment through Venmo to @jmc-chess or PayPal to sactochess@sbcglobal.net.  Please include the name of the player with the payment.

Prizes:  1st Place: $650 & Trophy, 2nd Place: $450, 3rd Place: $300
              1800-1999: 1st - $250; 1600-1799: 1st - $250; 1400-1599: 1st - $250; *1st U1400: $250
              Trophies for top age 60+, 65+, and 70+.  Prize fund based on 40 entries.

US Chess Staff Edit: This was originally posted here and in the March Chess Life as a GP event. GP info was removed on 02.28.24.

Hotel:  Holiday Inn Express & Suites, tournament rate of $154 per night plus tax single/double by 3/19/2024. (may be available after that date).  Call 1-888-465-4329 or 1-916-923-1100, or on-line at www.hiexpress.com/sacramentone.    

Other:   Bring clocks!!  Boards and sets provided!!  USCF rated, April 2024 rating list.  E-mail address required.  ½ point byes available in any round.  Late entries will be given a ½ point bye or paired against another late entry at the TD’s discretion.  Round 4 byes must be requested prior to round 1 and can not be changed.  Maximum one ½ point bye per entry.  Advance entries posted on the Weekend Events page of the Sacramento Chess Club website, http://sacramentochessclub.org.

Contact:  NTD John McCumiskey, Sacramento Chess Club, (916) 524-9479 or sactochess@sbcglobal.net.


2224 Auburn Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95821
United States

Sections: 1
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 2,400 b/40
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

John P McCumiskey
Email: sactochess@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 916-524-9479