52nd annual National Chess Congress

Heritage Event, American Classic, Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
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Event Overview

An American Classic!

A Heritage Event!

US Chess Junior Grand Prix (top 8 sections)

NOV 26-28 OR 27-28, PENNSYLVANIA

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 200 (ENHANCED)

52nd annual National Chess Congress 

6SS, 40/90, SD/30 +30 (2-day option, rds 1-3 G/50 d10). U800 & U600 sections play separate 2-day schedule only, 11/27-28, G/50 d10. Loews Hotel, 1200 Market St, Philadelphia PA 19107. $43,000 GUARANTEED PRIZES. In 10 sections. Premier (2000/over): $4000-2000-1000-600-400, clear win or tiebreak 1st $200, USCF U2400 $1800-900. FIDE. Under 2200: $2400-1200-600-400-300. FIDE.  Under 2000: $2400-1200-600-400-300. FIDE.  Under 1800: $2400-1200-600-400-300.  Under 1600: $2000-1000-600-400-300.  Under 1400: $1600-800-500-300-200.  Under 1200: $1400-700-400-300-200.  Under 1000: $1200-600-400-300-200. Under 800: Trophies to top 10, top 3 same school scholastic/college teams of 3.  Under 600: Trophies to top 10, top 3 same school scholastic/college teams of 3. Unrated may not win over $200 in U1000, $300 U1200, $400 U1400, $500 U1600, $600 U1800, or $700 U2000. Mixed doubles: top male-female combined score $2000-1000-600-400, averaging under 2200, any sections, reg. before both players begin rd 2, teams including an unrated limited to $400. Top 8 sections entry fee: $138 online at chessaction.com by 11/24, 3-day $143, 2-day $142 mailed by 11/15, $160 at site or online until 90 minutes before rd 1. GMs $120 from prize. Re-entry (no Premier to Premier) $60. Under 800, Under 600 EF: $48 online at chessaction.com by 11/24, $52 mailed by 11/20,  $60 by 11/27 online or at site. All: No checks at site, credit cards OK. Special 1 yr USCF with magazine paid with entry. At chessaction.com, Adult $40, Young Adult $25, Youth $18.  Mailed or at site, $45, $27 & $20.  3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 11 am, rds. Fri 12 & 6:15, Sat 12 & 6:15, Sun 10 & 4.  2-day top 8 sections schedule: Reg. ends Sat. 9 am, rds Sat 10, 12:45, 3:30 & 6:15, Sun 10 & 4.  2-day U800 & U600 sections schedule: Reg. ends Sat 9 am, rds 10, 12:45 & 3:30 each day. Half point byes OK all rounds; limit 3, must commit before rd 3.  HR: $114-114-139-139, link at chessevents.us (recommended) or 215-627-1200, reserve by 11/11. Parking: Loews valet chess rate 25% off regular (about $36). Gateway Garage, 3/5 mile away at 1540 Spring St (1 block from Sheraton Hotel), about $9/day Sat & Sun, $25 other days. Car rental: 800-331-1600, use AWD D657633 or link at chesstour.com. Ent: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803. Refunds, $15 service charge. Questions: director@chess.us, chesstour.com, chesstour.info. Advance entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entry). Blitz tournament Sat 10 pm; enter by 9:45 pm.

 

Address:

1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

Sections: 10
Grand Prix Points: 200
Prize Fund: $43000
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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