Cleveland Open

Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Crowne Plaza Cleveland Airport
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Event Overview

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

JUNE 11-13 OR 12-13, OHIO

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 50 (ENHANCED)

Cleveland Open. 5SS, Major & Under 2100 sections G/100+30, other sections 40/100, SD/30 d10 (2-day option in all, rds 1-2 G/60 d10), Crowne Plaza Cleveland Airport, 7230 Engle Road, Middleburg Heights OH 44130. Free parking, free airport shuttle, restaurants within walking distance. Masks required, no spectators, no eating in tournament area. Prizes $14,000 based on 200 paid entries (re-entries, Gms count half), $7000 (50% each prize) minimum guaranteed. Due to Covid conditions it is possible the tournament may be limited to fewer players. In 5 sections. Major: Open to 1900/above. $1500-700-500-300, clear/tiebreak winner $100 bonus, top USCF U2300 $600-300. FIDE. Under 2100: $1000-500-300-200, top Under 1900/Unr $400-200. FIDE. Under 1800: $1000-500-300-200, top Under 1600 (no Unr) $400-200. Under 1500: $800-450-300-200, top Under 1300 (no Unr) $300-150. Under 1200: $600-400-200-100, top Under 1000 (no Unr) $200-100. Mixed doubles bonus prizes: best male/female 2-player team combined score among all sections: $500-300-200. Must average under 2200; may play different sections; register (no extra fee) by 2 pm 6/12. Unrated prize limits: U1200 $100, U1500 $200, U1800 $300. Playing up in Major: see peakrating.us. Top 5 sections EF: $118 online at chessaction.com by 6/9, 3-day $123, 2-day $122 mailed by 6/1, all $130 (no checks, credit cards OK) at site, or online until 2 hrs before round 1. GMs $100 from prize. U1200 Section EF: all $20 less than above.  Online EF $5 less to OCA members. 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 $200. Special 1 year USCF dues with magazine if paid with entry. Online at chessaction.com by 5/30, Adult or Senior $35, Young Adult $22, Scholastic $15. After 5/30, $40, $25 & $18. Mailed or at site, $45, $27 & $20. Re-entry $50; 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. All: Half point byes OK all, limit 2, must commit before rd 2. HR: $99-99, 800-227-6963, 440-243-4040, request chess rate, reserve by 5/28 or rate may increase. Awards: Paid electronically through Zelle or Paypal.  Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, AWD D657633, or reserve car online through chesstour.com. Ent: chessaction.com or Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803. $15 service charge for refunds. Questions: Director@Chess.US. Entries posted at chessaction.com (click “entry list” after entering). Blitz tournament Sat 9:30 pm, enter by 9:15 pm. Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.

Address:

7230 EngleRoad
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
United States

Sections: 5
Grand Prix Points: 50
Prize Fund: $14000
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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