7th annual Central New York Open

Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Quality Inn & Suites Fairgrounds

Event Overview

US Chess Junior Grand Prix

OCTOBER 22-24 OR 23-24, NEW YORK


7th annual Central New York Open

5SS, 40/80, SD/30 +30 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60 d10), Quality Inn & Suites Fairgrounds, 100 Farrell Road, Syracuse 13209. Free parking, free breakfast, free wifi. $5000 guaranteed prize fund; 4 sections. Open: Open to all. $700-400-200, top USCF U2100/Unr. $300-150. FIDE.  Under 2000: $500-250-150, top U1800 $300-150. FIDE.  Under 1700: $400-200-100, top U1500 (no unr) $240-120.  Under 1400: $200-100-60, top U1200 (no unr) $120-60. Unrated prize limit $100 in U1400, $200 U1700. Mixed doubles: $200-100 to best male/female team combined score among all sections. Must average under 2200; may play different sections; register (no extra fee) by 2 pm 10/23. College team prizes: Plaques to top 2 teams (top 3 from school, all sections). Scholastic team prizes: Plaques to top 2 K-12 teams (top 3 from school, all sections).  Top 3 sections EF: $88 at chessaction.com by 10/20, 3-day $93, 2-day $92 mailed by 10/11, $100 at site or online until 1 hour before round 1. NYSCA members, online entry $5 less (may join with entry). U1400 Section EF: all $20 less than above. No checks at site, credit cards OK. GMs, IMs & WGMs: $80 from prize. All: Re-entry $40; no Open to Open. 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 maximum, prize limit $150. Special 1 yr USCF with magazine if paid with entry.  Online at chessaction.com, Adult $40, Young Adult $25, Scholastic $18. Mailed or at site, $45, $27 or $20.  3-day reg. ends Sat 6 pm, rds. Fri 7, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. 2-day reg. ends Sat 10 am, rds Sat 11, 2 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. Bye: all, limit 2; must commit before rd 2. HR: $66-66, reserve by 10/8, link at chessevents.us (recommended) or call 315-457-8700. Ent: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803. Questions: www.chesstour.com, Director@Chess.US. Prizes not claimed at site paid by Zelle or PayPal. Refunds: $15 service charge. Entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entering).  Blitz tmt. Sat 9:30 pm, reg. ends 9:15 pm. Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.


100 Farrell Rd
Syracuse, NY 13209
United States

Sections: 4
Grand Prix Points: 30
Prize Fund: $5000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Continental Chess Association
Email: director@chess.us
Phone: 3472012269

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