Panamerican Veteran & Senior Chess Championship 2022 Announced

The Panamerican Veteran & Senior Chess Championship 2022 will be held June 21-26, 2022 at the Praia Brava Hotel, Florianópolis, Brazil. The event, organized by the Confederation of Chess for America (CCA) and Brazilian Chess Federation (CBX), is open to all American continent chess federation players born before December 31st , 1972 

This is an 9-round event and the time control for all games is G/90; +30. Click here to download a PDF of the full tournament regulations.

OFFICIAL PLAYER

US Chess will nominate one Official Player who has the right to accommodation (shared double room) and full meals, at the expense of the organizer, from June 21-26 with late checkout. To be eligible to be the USA Official Player, you must register for the event (instructions below) no later than May 8, 2022.

The top USA player according to the May, 2022 FIDE Standard Rating List, who registers by the May 8, 2022 deadline, will be chosen to be the USA Official Player.

REGISTRATION

All registrations for the tournament must be submitted by national federations, it is not possible for an individual to register directly with the organizer. The registration fee for all players is $70.00 and payment must be made using the US Chess Registration Form. Please note there is also a $10 non-refundable administrative fee which will be added to all registrations.

The US Chess deadline for USA players to register is June 8, 2022 (note the deadline to register to be considered an Official Player is May 8, 2022), which will enable US Chess to collect all the information required for participation by the organizer's deadline.

Registration Form Link: https://forms.gle/cnGqXr6pbJnFEzDNA

Refund Policy: A full refund of the entry fee will be provided, minus the administrative fee, if requested by June 8, 2022. After this date, no refund will be provided, unless the tournament is canceled by the organizers.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel booking and payments must be made through US Chess. Accommodation is available from the organizer at the following rates:

  • Single Room (1 person): 
    • June 20-27 (7 nights) - $300
    • June 20-26 (6 nights) - $260
    • June 21-26 (5 nights) - $220
  • Double Room (2 people):
    • June 20-27 (7 nights) - $190 /person
    • June 20-26 (6 nights) - $165 /person
    • June 21-26 (5 nights) - $135 /person
  • Triple Room (3 people):
    • June 20-27 (7 nights) - $150 /person
    • June 20-26 (6 nights) - $130 /person
    • June 21-26 (5 nights) - $110 /person

Once registration is complete, an invoice will be sent providing the total amount to be paid, and how to pay it. The payment, as well as any additional documentation requested by the organizer (identity documentation) must be received by US Chess no later than June 8, 2022.

Refund Policy: A full refund will be provided, minus the administrative fee, if requested by June 8, 2022. After this date, no refund will be provided, unless the tournament is canceled by the organizers.

WAIVERS

While US Chess has to collect registrations on behalf of our federation and submit them to the organizer, we cannot accept responsibility for the health and well being of any players who choose to travel to this event. As such, all players will be required to sign a waiver for participation before their entry into the tournament is confirmed. Please check out the USA State Departments Travel Advisory website for the latest information regarding traveling to Brazil.

CONTACT

Please contact Bryon Doyle, US Chess FIDE Events Manager at bryon.doyle@uschess.org for questions relating to this tournament.

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