9th annual Continental Class Championships

Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Sheraton Reston Hotel

Event Overview

US Chess Junior Grand Prix

JUNE 16-18 OR 17-18, VIRGINIA


9th annual Continental Class Championships. 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. $22,000 guaranteed prizes. In 8 sections. Master (2100/up): $2000-1000-500-300, clear win or 1st on tiebreak $100, top USCF U2400 $800-400. FIDE. Expert (1900-2199): $1600-800-400-200. FIDE. Class A (1700-1999/Unr): $1600-800-400-200. FIDE. Class B (1500-1799/Unr): $1400-700-400-200. Class C (1300-1599/Unr): $1200-600-400-200. Class D (Under 1400/Unr): $1000-500-300-200. Class E (Under 1200/Unr): $800-400-200-100. Under 1000 (Under 1000/Unr): $500-300-200-100. Prize limit: If Online Regular rating is more than 50 points over section maximum, prize limit is $300. Unrated prize limits: U1000 $100, E $200, D $300, C $400, B $500, A $600. Mixed doubles prizes: best male/female 2-player team combined score among all sections: $600-400-200. Must average under 2200; may play different sections; register (no extra fee) by 2 pm Sat. Top 6 sections EF: $128 at chessaction.com by 6/14, $150 at site, or online until 1 hour before rd 1. GMs, IMs & WGMs free in Master; $100 from prize. Class E Section EF $30 less than above, U1000 Section EF $50 less. No checks at site, credit cards OK.  Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. Special 1 yr USCF with magazine if paid with entry.  At chessaction.com, Adult $40, Young Adult $25, Youth $18. Re-entry $60 (except Master). 3-day schedule: Reg. Fri to 6 pm, rds. Fri 7, Sat 11 & 5, Sun 10 & 3:30. 2-day schedule: Reg. Sat to 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 6/2 or rate may increase.    Ent: chessaction.com. No mailed entries. Refunds, $15 service charge. Questions: Director@Chess.US, chesstour.com, chesstour.info. Entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entering). Blitz Sat 9:30 pm, enter by 9:10 pm.



11810 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191
United States

Sections: 8
Grand Prix Points: 120
Prize Fund: $22,000
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