54th annual Atlantic Open

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

Event Overview

A Heritage Event

US Chess Junior Grand Prix
AUG. 26-28 OR 27-28, VIRGINIA
54th annual Atlantic Open. 5SS, 40/80, SD/30 +30 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60 d10), Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport, 2799 Richmond Highway, Arlington VA 22202. Parking $15, free shuttle to airport & airport Metro subway. $30,000 guaranteed prizes. In 7 sections. Major: Open to 1900/up (see peakrating.us). $3000-1500-700-400-300, clear or tiebreak 1st $100 bonus, top USCF U2300 $1300-700. FIDE. Under 2100: $2000-1000-500-400-300. FIDE. Under 1900: $2000-1000-500-400-300. Under 1700: $1800-900-500-300-200. Under 1500: $1500-800-400-300-200. Under 1300: $1300-700-400-300-200. Under 1000: $800-400-300-200-100.  Mixed doubles: best male/female 2-player team combined score among all sections: $1000-500-300-200. Must average under 2200; may play in different sections; register (no extra fee) by 2 pm Sat. Unrated may not win over $150 in U1000, $300 U1300, $450 U1500, $600 U1700, or $750 U1900; balance goes to next player(s) in line. Top 6 sections EF: $138 online at chessaction.com by 8/24, 3-day $143, 2-day $142 mailed by 8/13, $160 at site or online until 1 hour before rd 1. GMs free; $120 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 $60, no Major to Major. 3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. 2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat. 10 am, rds Sat 11, 2 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. Bye: all, limit 2, must commit before rd 2. HR: $99-99-109-119, link at chessevents.us or 703-418-1234, reserve by 8/11 or rate may increase. Car rental: 800-331-1600, use AWD D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com. Awards: Usually paid by PayPal (may take over a week). Ent: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803. $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 Sat 9:30 pm, enter by 9:10 pm. Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied. Masks may be required.


2799 Richmond Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
United States

Sections: 7
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: 3472012269, leave message including email address

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