Dragon Knight Earth Saturday Classic

Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix
Dragon Knight Chess Center

Event Overview

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Dragon Knight Chess Center

2000 Bearcat Way, Suite 104, Morrisville, NC 27560

(919) 422-2535

Enhanced Grand Prix

4 round Swiss System

2 sections:  Open Section and Under 1500 Section

Prize Fund:  Open Section:  $150-100-50 Guaranteed ($300 Total Guaranteed)

Under 1500 Section:  $280 total b/10 entries in Under 1500 Section.

Registration and Entry Fee:

Register by March 30 pay $30;

Register March 31-April 6 pay $35;

Register April 7-13 pay $40;

Register April 14-18 (5pm) pay $45; 

After April 18 pay $50. 

Onsite registration 9:00-9:30 morning of tournament; mandatory 1st round half point bye likely. 

Masters play for free; $30 deducted from prize.

USCF membership required. 

Time Control:  All sections G/45; delay 5.  Each player receives 45 minutes plus a 5 second delay to complete each game.

Onsite registration 9:00-9:30 morning of tournament; mandatory 1st round half point bye likely.

4 round Swiss System; Round Schedule:

1st Round 10am;

2nd Round Noon;

3rd Round 2pm;

4th Round 4pm

Optional half point bye allowed for any round declared before Round 2.

Eligibility:  For playing up in Open Section, the 100 point rule applies: minimum rating to enter Open section is 1400 (1399 or below are ineligible).

Cash prizes in Under 1500 Section based on 10 entries in U1500 :  $100-70; under 1300 prize $60; under 1100 prize $50

USCF Regular rating used for section eligibility, pairings, and prizes (April 2024 rating list).

For questions, concerns, and withdrawals prior to the event email:  jon@dragonknightchess.com

For contact during the event email (above) or text (or call) 919-422-2535


2000 Bearcat Way
Suite 104
Morrisville, NC 27560
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points: 10
Prize Fund: 580
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Dragon Knight Chess Center
Email: jon@dragonknightchess.com
Phone: (919) 422-2535
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