A Heritage Event!
JULY 4, PENNSYLVANIA
US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 30 (ENHANCED)
33RD ANNUAL WORLD OPEN BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP
5SS, G/3 d2 (double round, 10 games), Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown (see World Open). Covid rules: see World Open. $3000 guaranteed prizes. In 2 sections: Open: $500-300-180, top 2200-2399 $240-120, U2200/Unr $240-120. Under 2000/Unr: $360-180-120, top U1800/Unr. $200-100, U1600 $160-80, U1400 $100, unrated limit $150. EF: $40 online at chessaction.com by 7/3, $50 online or at site by 7 pm 7/4, $60 later. GMs $40 from prize. Reg. ends 9:45 pm, play begins 10:45 pm, then ASAP, should end about 1:45 am. Half point bye available (1 point out of 2); must commit before rd 2. Blitz rated (will not affect regular ratings); higher of regular or Blitz rating used for pairings & prizes. Special USCF dues: see World Open. Refunds: $15 service charge. Prizes usually paid by PayPal. Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.
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Philadelphia, PA 19103