53rd Annual Virginia Open

Heritage Event, Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix, State Championship Event
Washington Dulles Airport Marriott Hotel

Event Overview

5SS, a VCF Cup Event, $4000, with all place prizes Guaranteed! SITE: Washington Dulles Airport Marriott Hotel, 45020 Aviation Dr., Dulles, VA 20166; www.marriott.com, 703-471-9500, rooms $89 Chess Rate plus taxes, res. by Fri. 3/19 at 703-471-9500. Two Sections. OPEN (FIDE and US Chess rated): $750-475-325-230; Top X and A (based on US Chess March Supplement ratings) ea $200. FIDE Rules, 30-minute default for late arrivals. AMATEUR (U1900, US Chess rated): $500-300-200; Top B, C, D ea $175, Top U1200 $165, Top Unr $130.  All Unr must play in U1900 Section, limited to $250 place award. Plaques to 1st Place in Open and Amateur. Trophies to Top U1000, U800, U600. 5 Rds.: Rd. 1 Fri 4/9 at 7:30pm (G/90 inc/30); Rds. 2 & 3 Sat 4/10 at 10am (G/90 Inc/30) & 3pm (40/90, SD/30 inc/30), Rds. 4 & 5 Sun 4/11 at 10am & 4:30pm (40/90, SD/30 inc/30). EF: $85 if rec’d by Tue. 4/6, $100 starting Wed. 4/7 and on site; $5 retained if you withdraw before the tournament. VCF Mem req. for VA Residents ($15 Adults, $8 Junior under 18 yo). Byes: One half-point Bye allowed any round, must commit by Sat 9:30am. Re-entry $40, start Rd2 with 1/2 pt. Checks payable to VCF. REG.: On-line at www.vachess.org; postal mail to Mike Hoffpauir, ATTN: VA Open, 405 Hounds Chase, Yorktown, VA 23693; On-Site Fri 4/9 4-6:45pm. COVID: Masks and COVID-19 protocols required of all players. Info: www.vachess.org, or mhoffpauir@aol.com.


45020 Aviation Drive
Dulles, VA 20166
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points: 30
Prize Fund: 4000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Michael E Hoffpauir
Email: mhoffpauir@aol.com
Phone: 7578464805

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