3rd Annual World Open Amateur Championship

Junior Grand Prix
Philadelphia Sheraton Downtown Hotel

Event Overview



US Chess Junior Grand Prix

JULY 1-2, 3rd annual World Open Amateur Championship

6-SS, G/90, d10,  Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown (see World Open for location, hotel rates, parking). $3,000 guaranteed prizes. In 2 sections. Under 2200/Unr: $600-300-200, top U2000 $300-150. FIDE. Under 1800/Unr: $500-250-150, top U1600 $220-120, U1400 $140-70. EF $83 online at chessaction.com by 6/29, $100 later or at site. No checks at site, credit cards OK.  Special 1 year USCF dues with magazine: see World Open. Reg. ends 9 am 7/1, rounds 10:00, 2:00, 6:00 each day. July official ratings used, unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated.  Cannot play below Online Regular Rating - 100 points. Limit of 2 half point byes, must commit before rd 3.  Entry: chessaction.com. No mailed entries. $15 service charge for refunds. Prizes not claimed at site usually paid by PayPal (may take over 2 weeks). Entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entering). Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.




201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: $3,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

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