32nd Annual Eastern Class Championships

Heritage Event, Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Sheraton Hartford Hotel At Bradley International Airport

Event Overview

A Heritage Event

US Chess Junior Grand Prix




5-SS, 40/80, SD/30, d30, (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60 d10), Sheraton Hartford Hotel, 1 Bradley Airport (visible at airport entrance), Windsor Locks CT 06096. Free parking. $20,000 guaranteed prizes.  In 7 sections:  Master (2100/up): $2000-1000-500-300, clear winner or 1st on tiebreak $100 bonus, top USCF U2300 $800-400. FIDE.  Expert (1900-2199): $1400-700-400-300. FIDE. Class A (1700-1999/Unr): $1400-700-400-300. FIDE. Class B (1500-1799/Unr): $1400-700-400-300. Class C (1300-1599/Unr): $1200-600-300-200. Class D (Under 1400/Unr): $1000-500-300-200. Class E (Under 1200/Unr): $600-400-200-100. Playing up: see peakrating.us. Prize limits: Unrated may not win over $100 in E, $200 D, $300 C or $400 B. Cannot play below Online Regular Rating - 100 points.  Mixed doubles bonus prizes: best male/female 2-player team combined score among all sections: $600-300. Must average under 2200; may play different sections or schedules; register (no extra fee) by 2 pm Sat. Top 6 sections EF: $128 online at chessaction.com by 6/5,  $150 later until an hour before rd 1 or at site. GMs $100 from prize. Class E EF:  $40 less than top 6 sections EF. No checks at site, credit cards OK. Online EF $5 less to CSCA or WMCA members. Unofficial uschess.org or Online Regular ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. Special 1 yr USCF dues with magazine if paid online with entry: Adult $43, Young Adult $26, Youth $19. Re-entry $60; no Master to Master. 3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 6 pm, rds Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. 2-day schedule: Reg ends Sat 10 am, rds Sat 11. 2 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. Byes: OK all, limit 2; must commit before rd 2. HR: $152-152, use link at chessevents.us (or call  860-627-5311, request chess rate), reserve by 5/17 or rate may increase, rooms may sell out before 5/17. Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, use AWD #D657633, or reserve online at chesstour.com. Unclaimed prizes usually paid by PayPal (may take over a week). Ent: chessaction.com. No mailed entries.  Questions: Director@Chess.us, chesstour.com, chesstour.info. Refunds, $15 service charge. Entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entry). Bring set, board & clock if possible-- none supplied.  Blitz tournament Sat 9:30 pm, enter at site by 9:10 pm.




One Airport Drive
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
United States

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

Organizer Overview

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