25th annual Eastern Chess Congress

Heritage Event, Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Hyatt Regency Princeton
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Event Overview

A Heritage Event

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

OCT. 1-3 OR 2-3, NEW JERSEY

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 120 (ENHANCED)

25th annual Eastern Chess Congress

5SS, 40/80, SD/30+30 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60 d10), Hyatt Regency Princeton, 102 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540. Free parking, wireless & fitness center, 10% discount in hotel restaurant (except alcohol). $$ 20,000 guaranteed. In 7 sections. Premier (1900/up, see peakrating.us): $2000-1000-500-300, clear win or 1st on tiebreak $100, top USCF U2300 $800-400. FIDE. Under 2100: $1400-700-400-200. FIDE. Under 1900: $1400-700-400-200. Under 1700: $1300-700-400-200. Under 1500: $1200-600-400-200. Under 1300: $1000-500-300-200. Under 1100: $500-300-200-100. Mixed doubles: best male/female 2-player combined score among all sections: $800-400-200. Must average under 2200; may play in different sections; register (no extra fee) by 2 pm 10/2. Unrated prize limits: $100 U1100, $200 U1300, $300 U1500, $400 U1700, $500 U1900. Top 5 sections EF: $118 online at chessaction.com by 9/29, 3-day $123, 2-day $122 mailed by 9/21, all $140 at site, or online until 2 hrs before round 1. Under 1100 EF: all $50 less than above. All: No checks at site, credit cards OK. Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. If Online Regular rating is 50 or more points over section or prize maximum, prize limit $300. Special 1 year USCF with magazine if paid with entry. Online at chessaction.com, Adult $40, Young Adult $25, Youth $18. Mailed or at site, $45, $27 &  $20. Re-entry $50 (no Premier to Premier). GMs $100 from prize. 3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. 2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat 10 am, rds. Sat 11, 2 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. Bye: all, limit 2; must commit before rd 2. HR: $123-123, 609-987-1234 or use link at chesstour.com, reserve by 9/9. Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, use AWD #D657633.  Ent: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham, NY 10803. Questions: chesstour.com, director@chess.us. $15 service charge for refunds. Entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entering)  Awards: If not claimed at tournament, paid electronically through Zelle or Paypal. . Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied. Blitz tournament Sat. 9:30 pm, enter by 9:15 pm.

Address:

102 Carnegie Center
Princeton, NJ 08540
United States

Sections: 7
Grand Prix Points: 120
Prize Fund: $20,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Continental Chess Association
Email: director@chess.us
Phone: 3472012269

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