5th Colonial Open

Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Washington Dulles Airport Marriott
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Event Overview

5th Colonial Open ($$16,000 GTD)

Mar 28th/29th/30th – Mar 31st 2024

Washington Dulles Airport Marriott, (45020 Aviation Dr., Dulles, VA 20166). 

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 150 (ENHANCED) US Chess Junior Grand Prix ; VCF Cup Event. !

SECTIONS & PRIZES:

Open (FIDE) (4-/3-day) $2600-1400-800-400-200, U2200/Unr $600-300-200.

U2100 (FIDE) (4-/3-day) $1800-1000-600-300, U1900 $600-300 (Unr limit $150).

U1800 (4-/3-day) $1000-600-300-200, U1600 $300-200 (Unr limit $150).

U1500 (4-/3-day) $600-400-200-100, U1300 $200 (Unr limit $150).

U1200/Unr (2-day only) $400-200-100, U1000/Unr $100.  

HR: Washington Dulles Airport Marriott (frequent shuttle service from IAD to Hotel). $119/night is reserved by Mar 8th. Check official website for the details on Hotel Reservations. Airport connected by Metro station to Union Station/DC and DCA Airport.

FREE Entry to GMs/IMs/WGMs/WIMs if registered by Mar 8th.

Min Rating in Open Section: USCF/FIDE 1900 else pay $100 extra.

Entry Fees: Top 4 Sections: Early bird $155 by 2/29, $165 by 3/16, $175 by 3/27, $190 after and onsite. U1200 $30 less. 10% service fee for refunds.

Schedule & Time controls. (U1200 plays only 2-day):

Open/U2100/U1800/U1500 4-day Reg. ends Thu 3/28 6pm. Rounds Thu 3/28 7pm, Fri 3/29 & Sat 3/30 11am – 5pm, Sun 3/31 10am - 4pm. Rounds 1 – 7 G/90;+30.

Open/U2100/U1800/U1500 3-day Reg. ends Fri 3/29 10am. Rounds Fri 3/29 11am – 2pm – 5pm, Sat 3/30 11am – 5pm, Sun 3/31 10am - 4pm. Rounds 1 – 2 G/60;d5, Rounds 3 – 7 G/90;+30. 3-day merges with 4-day in Round #3. Rounds 1 & 2 in Open & U2100 not FIDE Rated

U1200 2-day only; Reg. ends Sat 3/30 10am. Rounds Sat 3/30 11am – 2pm – 5pm, Sun 3/31 10am - 1pm - 4pm. Rounds 1 – 6 G/60;d5.

Byes: All rounds allowed, must commit 1hr before rd. 2; limit 2 byes in all sections. Email Info: co2024@capitalareachess.com.

Ent: https://www.capitalareachess.com/colonialopen or Capital Area Chess Inc, 5116 Bebe Ct., Centreville, VA 20120.

Blitz Side event (Sat 3/30 9pm): Open & Amateur. – G/3;+2. EF: $25 by Thu 3/28. $30 onsite. Prizes: Open b/35 $300-$200-$100 U2100/U1900 $100 each. Amateur b/25 $240-$120-$60 U1400/U1200 $60 each.

Scholastic Side event (Sat 3/30 11am): K-12 U1200, K-8 U1000, K-5 U800, K-3 U600 - G/30;d5. EF: $25 by Thu 3/28. $30 onsite. Trophies & Medals in each section.

 

Address:

45020 Aviation Drive
Dulles, VA 20166
United States

Sections: 5
Grand Prix Points: 120
Prize Fund: 16000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Anand Dommalapati
Email: co2024@capitalareachess.com
Phone: 703-627-5314