Sacramento Chess Club Weekend Swiss #24

Grand Prix
Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Event Overview

Place: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 2224 Auburn Boulevard, Sacramento, CA.
Event & Schedule: 4 round swiss in three sections: Master/Expert (2000+), Reserve (1500-1999), Challengers (U1500).  On-Site Registration: 4/20 – 9:00-9:45 am.  Rounds:  10 am & 3 pm both days

Time Controls:  G/90, 30 second increment.

Entry Fees:  $99 mailed & postmarked by 4/13/2024, $119 postmarked after 4/13/2024 and on-site.  GMs and IMs free (entry fee deducted from any prize monies won).   Entrants may play up one section (max 100 points) for $30.  Online entries accepted at  Make payment through Venmo to @jmc-chess or PayPal to  Please include the name of the player with the payment.

    Master/Expert (2000+):  1st Place: $650   2nd Place: $450   3rd Place: $300   1st U2200*: $200
    Reserve (1500-1999):  1st Place: $650   2nd Place: $450   3rd Place: $300   1st U1750*: $200
    Challengers (u1500):  1st Place: $650   2nd Place: $450   3rd Place: $300   1st U1250*: $200

    Unrated players ineligible for asterisked (*) prizes.  Prize fund based on 60 entries.

Hotel:  Holiday Inn Express & Suites, tournament rate of $154 per night plus tax single/double by 3/19/2024. (may be available after that date).  Call 1-888-465-4329 or 1-916-923-1100, or on-line at  

Other:   Bring clocks!!  Boards and sets provided!!  USCF rated, April 2024 rating list.E-mail address required.  ½ point byes available in any round.  Late entries will be given a ½ point bye or paired against another late entry at the TD’s discretion.  Round 4 byes must be requested prior to round 1 and can not be changed.  Maximum one ½ point bye per entry.  Advance entries posted on the Weekend Events page of the Sacramento Chess Club website,

Contact: NTD John McCumiskey, Sacramento Chess Club, or (916) 524-9479.



2224 Auburn Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95821
United States

Sections: 3
Grand Prix Points: 10
Prize Fund: 4,800 b/60
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

John P McCumiskey
Phone: 916-524-9479