27th annual Pacific Coast Open

Heritage Event, Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Los Angeles Airport Hilton

Event Overview

A Heritage Event!

US Chess Junior Grand Prix




6SS, 40/80, SD/30, +30 (2-day option, rds 1-3 G/35 d10), Los Angeles Airport Hilton, 5711 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90045. Hotel does not allow outside food or beverages in meeting areas! $25,000 guaranteed prizes. In 6 sections; Premier and Under 2100 are FIDE rated, except G/35 games. Premier: Open to 2000/over (see peakrating.us). $3000-1500-1000-500, clear/tiebreak 1st $100 bonus, top USCF U2300 $1200-600. Under 2100, Under 1900: Each $2000-1000-500-300. Under 1700, Under 1500: Each $1600-800-400-200. Under 1200: $800-400-200-100.  Mixed doubles bonus prizes: male/female 2-player team combined score among all sections: $1000-500-300-200. Must average under 2200; may play different sections; register (no extra fee) before both players begin round 2. Unrated prize limits: U1200 $150, U1500 $300, U1700 $450, U1900 $600; balance to next player(s) in line. Top 5 sections EF: $138 at chessaction.com by 7/13, 3-day $143, 2-day $142 mailed by 7/3, $160 (no checks, credit cards OK) at site, or online until 1 hour before rd 1.  GMs $120 from prize. Under 1200 Section EF: All $40 less than top 5 sections entry fees. Online EF $5 less to SCCF members; join/renew at scchess.com. Re-entry (no Premier to Premier) $70.  Unofficial or Online Regular 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 yr USCF with magazine if paid online with entry. Online at chessaction.com, Adult $40, Young Adult $25, Youth $18. 3-day schedule: Reg. Fri to 11 am, rds Fri 12 & 6, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. 2-day schedule: Reg Sat to 9 am, rds Sat 10, 12:30, 2:45 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. All: Half point byes OK all rounds, limit 2, must commit before rd 3. Awards: Usually paid through Paypal; may sometimes take over a week. HR: $169-169-174-179, link at chessevents.us, reserve by 7/1 or rate may increase, Parking $20. Ent: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803. Refunds, $15 service charge.  Questions: www.chesstour.com, Director@Chess.US.  Entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entry).   Blitz tournament Sat 9:30 pm, enter by 9:10 pm.  Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied. Masks may be required.



5711 W Century Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
United States

Sections: 6
Grand Prix Points: 150
Prize Fund: $25,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Continental Chess Association
Email: director@chess.us
Phone: 3472012269, leave message including email address