47th annual Eastern Open

Heritage Event, Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport
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Event Overview

A Heritage Event

 

US Chess Junior Grand Prix

DEC 26-29, 27-29 or 28-29, VIRGINIA

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 150 (enhanced)

47th annual Eastern Open. 8SS, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Richmond Highway near Reagan National Airport. Arlington VA 22202. Parking $15, free shuttle to airport and airport metro.  $30,000 guaranteed prizes in 6 sections. Premier Section, Dec 26-29: 40/80, SD/30, d30. Open to 2000/up (see peakrating.us). Under 2200, Under 1900, Under 1600, Under 1300 Sections, Dec 26-29 or 27-29: 40/80, SD/30, d30 (3-day option, rds 1-3 G/30 d10). Under 1000 Section, Dec 28-29: G/30 d10.  Premier: $3000-1500-800-500-400, clear or tiebreak 1st $100 bonus, top USCF U2300 $1000-500. FIDE. Under 2200: $1700-900-500-400-300, top U2000 $600-300. FIDE. Under 1900: $1700-900-500-400-300, top U1700 $400-200. Under 1600: $1400-700-500-300-200, top U1400 $400-200.  Under 1300: $1300-700-400-300-200, top U1100 $300. Under 1000: $800-500-300-200-100. Seniors over 50 bonus prizes: Top born 12/29/72 or before, overall regardless of section, $1200-600-400-300.   Mixed doubles bonus prizes: best male/female 2-player team combined score among all sections: $1000-500-300. Must average under 2200; may play in different sections; register (no extra fee) before both players begin rd 2. Unrated may not win over $150 in U1000, $300 U1300, $450 U1600, $600 U1900 or $200 senior prize; balance goes to next player(s) in line. Top 5 sections EF: $148 online at chessaction.com by 12/23, $170 at site or online until 1 hour before rd 1. GMs free; $140 from prize. Under 1000 Section EF: All $50 less than other sections EF 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 maxmum, prize limit $400. Special 1 year USCF dues with magazine if paid online with entry: Adult $40, Young Adult $25, Youth $18. All: No checks at site, credit cards OK. Re-entry $80, no Premier to Premier. 4-day schedule: Reg. ends 12/26 12 noon, rds. 12/26 1 & 7, 12/27 & 12/28 11 & 5, 12/29 10 & 4.  3-day schedule: Reg. ends 12/27 10 am, rds 12/27 11, 1, 3 & 5, then merges with 4-day. 2-day schedule (Under 1000): 12/28 11, 1, 3 & 5, 12/29 10, 12, 2 & 4. Bye: all, limit 3, must commit before rd 3. HR: $109-109-119-129, link at chessevents.us or 703-418-1234, reserve by 12/9 or rate may increase. Prizes usually paid by PayPal (may take over a week). Ent: Chessaction.com. No mailed entries. $15 service charge for refunds. Questions: chesstour.com, chesstour.info, Director@Chess.US.  Entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entering).  Blitz tournament 12/28 9:30 pm, enter by 9:10 pm. Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.

Address:

2799 Richmond Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
United States

Sections: 6
Grand Prix Points: 150
Prize Fund: $30,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

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

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