55th annual Atlantic Open

Heritage Event, American Classic, Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Sheraton Reston Hotel

Event Overview

A Heritage Event

US Chess Junior Grand Prix
AUG. 25-27 OR 26-27, VIRGINIA
55th annual Atlantic Open. 5SS, 40/80, SD/30 d30 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60 d10), Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston VA 20191 (21 miles from Washington).  Free parking, shuttle to Metro subway & Reston Town Center. $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: $148 online at chessaction.com by 8/23, $170 at site or online until 1 hour before rd 1. GMs free; $130 from prize. Under 1000 Section EF: All $50 less than top 5 sections EF Unofficial or Online Regular uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. If Online Regular rating is more than 50 points over section 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: $109-109, or $129-129 including breakfast, link at chessevents.us or 703-620-9000, reserve by 8/11 or rate may increase, may sell out before 8/11.    Car rental: 800-331-1600, use AWD D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com. Ent: chessaction.com. No mailed entry. $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. .








11810 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191
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: director@chess.us