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
$10,000 Based on 130 Paid Entries!
Premier (1901+) [FIDE Rated]:
$1200, $800, $500, $300
(Top 4 Guaranteed)
U2300: $600, $400 U2100: $500, $300
$800, $500, $300; U1750: $200
$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: firstname.lastname@example.org or call / text 317-286-6183 to register.
PayPal: PayPal users please send payment to: email@example.com
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: http://www.uschess.org/msa/
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Entry List updated daily: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OmYy91yO1EJw4rcAVGAfzn0qZ7Q_SorrTATtQ_86r4o/edit#gid=0
5860 Fortune Cir W
Indianapolis, IN 46241