Indy FIDE $10,000!

Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Delta Hotel by Marriot, Indianapolis Airport

Event Overview

Indy FIDE $10,000!

September 24-26 or 25-26th 

US Chess Grand Prix Points:30

Junior Grand Prix 

5SS; 3 or 2 Day Option

Delta Hotels by Marriott 

5860 Fortune Cir W, Indianapolis, IN 46241

Free WIFI, Free Airport Shuttle,

Free Parking, Restaurant on site 

Registration list:

$10,000 Based on 130 Paid Entries!

Premier (1901+) [FIDE Rated]:

$1200, $800, $500, $300

(Top 4 Guaranteed) 

U2300: $600, $400 U2100: $500, $300 

Reserve (1601-1900) 

$800, $500, $300; U1750: $200 

Novice (1301-1600) 

$800, $500, $300; U1450: $200 

Apprentice (unrated -1300) 

$800, $500, $300; U1000: $200

Bonus: Trophies to all prize winners in Reserve, Novice, and Apprentice! (USCF tiebreaks used for trophies) 

Premier Section: FIDE + USCF rated, uses FIDE rules. This tournament will use USCF ratings for pairings and prize purposes. Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID before the first round. USA players without a FIDE ID must agree to represent USA in international competition in order to play and must provide necessary information to receive a FIDE ID. Default late forfeiture time is 1 hour. TD may extend at TD’s discretion. Players must use provided score sheets and submit copies each round. No electronic notation devices allowed in the Premier section.

Top 8 boards will be DGT Broadcasted.

Schedule All Sections:

3-Day: (G/90, inc/30) Fri: 7PM Sat: 10:30 am 4:30 pm Sun: 9 am 2:30 pm

2-Day: (Rounds 1 & 2 = G/45, inc/5) (Rounds 3-5 = G/90, inc/30) Sat: 10:30 am, 1 pm, 4:30 pm (merge) Sun: 9 am 2:30 pm

First two rounds of 2-day Premier section not FIDE rated. 

Byes: Up to two ½ point byes available if requested before the end of round 2, cannot be changed. 

TD reserves the right to combine sections based on turnout. Unrated may play up at TD’s discretion. 

Bring boards, sets and clocks, supplies are limited.  

Entry Fees: $128 by 9/10, $140 after, $160 on site. 

Discounts: $10 discount to senior players (55+)  

Re-entry: $65. Re-entry is not allowed in the Premier Section. 

Playing Up: Players may play up ONE section for a $25 fee. 

Minimum USCF rating to play up in the Premier Section is 1800, no exceptions.

GM IM WGM FREE Entry! No deduction If committed By 9/10- Please contact TD 

Email: Click here to show mail address or call / text 317-286-6183 to register. 

PayPal: PayPal users please send payment to: Click here to show mail address 

Please Include your USCF and FIDE ID (if applicable),published regular rating, schedule, and best contact info to send entry confirmation. Add $4 for PayPal fee / per player.  

Credit Card: by phone ok until 9/23, player pays cc fees. PayPal or cash at site, no checks. Please join / renew USCF membership at least 24 hours before the tournament. Maximum player capacity may be limited to 150.

Early registration is highly encouraged. (The last few events have sold out!) Sign up early and guarantee your spot!

Our last FIDE event had 155 players! Cross table:

On site registration: Friday: 4:30 to 5:45 pm. Saturday: 8 am to 9:30 am.

Face coverings may be required depending on Indiana Covid-19 rules

Sanitizer, Scoresheets, pens, ibuprofen etc., Water stations available (All Free)

No eating at the board, drinks are ok. 

NO CELL PHONES / ELECTRONIC DEVICES! Subject to DQ. Metal Detectors will be used. 

Blitz Side Event: 7 SS Open double round (14 games); Sat. 9:30 pm, USCF blitz rated, G3 +2, 

EF: $25 (GM's Free) $275, $175, $125, U1800 $100, U1500 $75, based on 45 paid entries. September Published USCF Blitz ratings used

Questions: Please email B C Chess Club at: Click here to show mail address or call / text 317-286-6183 anytime

Please go to our Facebook Page: B C Chess Club for more updates, photos and details. 

Hotel Rate: $105 by 9/18 Call 317-247-9700 or go to link.  20% discount at on-site restaurant, mention the chess tournament 

Hotel Link:

Entry List updated daily:


5860 Fortune Cir W
Indianapolis, IN 46241
United States

Sections: 4
Grand Prix Points: 30
Prize Fund: $10,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

B C Chess Club
Phone: 13172866183