Dragon Knight World Lion Day Classic

Grand Prix, Enhanced Grand Prix
Dragon Knight Chess Center

Event Overview

2000 Bearcat Way

Suite 104, Morrisville, NC 27560

(919) 422-2535

Enhanced Grand Prix

3 round Swiss System

2 sections: Open Section and Under 1600 Section

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

Under 1600 Section: $280 total b/10 entries in Under 1600 Section.

Registration and Entry Fee:

Register by July 20 pay $30;

Register July 21-27 pay $35;

Register July 28-Aug 3 pay $40;

Register Aug 4-8 (6pm) pay $45; 

After Aug 8 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/70; delay 5.  Each player receives 70 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.

3 round Swiss System; Round Schedule:

1st Round 10am;

2nd Round 1pm;

3rd Round 3:30pm

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 1500 (1499 or below are ineligible).

Cash prizes in Under 1600 Section based on 10 entries in U1600 :  $100-70; under 1400 prize $60; under 1200 prize $50

USCF Regular rating used for section eligibility, pairings, and prizes (Aug 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

NO residency restriction

Live OTB Event


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
Email: jon@dragonknightchess.com
Phone: (919) 422-2535
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