5-Round, Swiss-System Chess Tournament, 50 minutes per player (Game/50), in the beautifully remodeled and well-lighted 3rd Floor Conference Center, New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue at 34th Street, across from Penn Station (near 33rd Street PATH trains), New York City: 212-971-0101.
1. Open Section (open to all). 30 Grand Prix Points!
1st - $500, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $100,
Top-scoring player rated 2200-2399 (or Unrated): $150,
Top-scoring player rated 2000-2199: $150,
Top-scoring player rated Under 2000: $150
2. Under 1800 Section (open to players rated Under 1800, or Unrateds).
1st - $350, 2nd - $175,
Top-scoring player rated 1400-1599: $100,
Top-scoring player rated Under 1400: $100
($100 prize limit to Unrateds).
times: 11:00 am, 1:30 pm,
3:30 pm, 5:30 pm, 7:30 pm.
The advance entry deadline for mail, phone and
online registration has passed.
Registration now is only on site, at the New Yorker Hotel, at least 30 minutes before your game.
THE ENTRY FEE IS $60 PER PLAYER AT THE TOURNAMENT. On-site registration ends 10:30 am Saturday.
On-site registration is only for players who have not registered in advance! Players who have already registered in advance DO NOT also register on site-- just be at the tournament in time for your first game! Limit of 2 byes, must commit before 1:30 pm. Re-entry: $25. Official June USCF ratings (and CCA minimum ratings, if any) used.
Entry fee discounts: $20 less to players who also enter the New York Junior Championship (1-Day Schedule) on Sunday June 19, GMs free ($30 from prize).
There is a $3 charge for each refund requested after
8 pm June 16, at least 30 minutes before game time.
To withdraw from the tournament thru June 16, call 845-569-9969, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After June 16, call 845-569-9969, or 212-971-0101 and speak to the Tournament Director). No refunds for players who do not show up for their tournament game and do not provide the Tournament Director with at least 30 minutes notice that they will not be coming (resulting in a "no show" forfeit loss).
clocks, boards-- none are supplied!
(A Large Selection of Chess Sets, Books and Equipment will be on sale at the tournament!)
AND DON'T MISS