Seven-Round, Swiss-System Chess Tournament
(7 games, no elimination).
Open Section time control (4-Day Schedule): 40/110, SD/30 + 10-second delay (non-delay clocks: 40/110, SD/35);
Under 2000 and Under 1600 Sections time control (4-Day Schedule): 30/90, SD/1 + 5-second delay.
All sections: 3-Day Option, Rounds 1-2, Game/75 + 5-second delay, then the same as the 4-Day Schedule.
2-Day Option is only for the Under 2000 and the Under 1600 Sections: there is no 2-Day Open.
2-Day Under 2000 and Under 1600 Sections, Rounds 1-4, Game/45 + 5-second delay, then the same as the 4-Day Schedule.
New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue at 34th Street, across
the street from Penn Station (near 33rd Street PATH trains), New York City!
Spot Guide To Street Parking In Midtown Manhattan: You choose location,
time and duration
(for example, 481 Eighth Avenue, 6 pm Thursdays for six hours)
$2,500 GUARANTEED PRIZE FUND!!
In 3 separate
(you face players only in your section)!
1. Open Section (open to all).
20 Enhanced Grand Prix Points!
1st - $400 2nd - $200 3rd - $100 4th - $50
Top-Scoring Player rated
Under 2200: $200
2. Under 2000 Section (open to players rated Under 2000, or Unrated players).
1st - $300 2nd - $150 3rd - $70 ($200 prize limit to Unrated players).
Top-Scoring Player rated Under 1800: $160
Under 1600 Section (open to players rated Under
1600, or Unrated players).
1st - $250 2nd - $120 3rd - $60 ($100 prize limit to Unrated players).
Top-Scoring Player rated Under 1400: $140
Plus Under 1600 Section Trophies Also Awarded To:
The Three Top-Scoring Players,
The Top-Scoring Player Rated Under 1200,
The Top-Scoring Player Rated Under 1000,
Top-Scoring Unrated Player!
NEW!! Mixed Doubles Bonus Prizes!!
1st Team $200 2nd Team $100
NOT NEED TO BE ON A TEAM TO PLAY
IN THE TOURNAMENT!
Mixed Doubles Prizes are special
Bonus Prizes-- JUST for the
Mixed Doubles Teams!!
Mixed Doubles Bonus Prizes awarded to the three
top-scoring male/female teams in all sections,
but the average rating of the two players must be Under 2200!
Teammates may play
in different sections-- no age restrictions!
Father/daughter, brother/sister, wife/husband,
aunt/nephew, friend/friend teams--
all are welcome!!
Mixed Doubles Team possibilities are limited only
by your imagination (but sorry, no pets)!
Mixed Doubles Teams must declare before both players
have played Round 4
(teammate pairings will be avoided but are possible).
Except For Both Players' Entry Fees, THERE IS NO EXTRA CHARGE TO ALSO REGISTER AS A MIXED DOUBLES TEAM!
This is our annual Memorial Day Weekend tournament with
Mixed Doubles Bonus Prizes!
DOUBLE YOUR FUN AND BE PART OF CHESS HISTORY!!
Three separate playing options!
(Open Section: all 7 games are 40/110, SD/30 + 10-second
delay (non-delay clocks: 40/110, SD/35; Under 2000 and
Under 1600 Sections: all 7 games are 30/90, then Sudden Death/1 plus 5-second delay).
On-site late registration ends Friday 6:00 pm.
Round times: Friday 7:00 pm; Saturday 12 pm, 6 pm; Sunday 12 pm, 6 pm; Monday 10 am, 3:30 pm.
Three-Day Schedule (Rounds 1-2 are Game/75 plus 5-second delay), on-site late registration ends Saturday 10:00 am.
Round times: Saturday 11 am, 2:30 pm, 6 pm; Sunday 12 am, 6 pm; Monday 10 am, 3:30 pm.
(Only for Under 2000 and Under 1600
Sections-- THERE IS NO 2-DAY OPEN), Rounds 1-4 are Game/45 plus 5-second delay),
on-site late registration ends Sunday 9:30 am.
Round times: Sunday 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, 4 pm, 6 pm; Monday 10 am, 3:30 pm.
All schedules merge and compete for the same prizes within each section.
Mail entry fee: 4-day schedule $79, 3-day schedule $78, 2-day schedule $77 per player, if postmarked by 5/17/13.
our mail registration form, or else just list player(s)' name, USCF
ID#/expiration, May rating, address, schedule
by 5/17/13 (and make checks payable) to:
Chess Center of New York, P.O. Box 4615, New Windsor, NY 12553
DO NOT MAIL ENTRIES AFTER MAY 17th!
After May 22, Enter Online for $90,
at least 90 minutes before game!
To report problems with
online registration, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com
If you enter
online, you will see the charge listed as TECHNOSYS, IES on
your credit card statement.
$80 per player thru 5/22: 347-201-CCNY (2269),
or 406-896-2191 (credit card entries only, no questions).
THE ON-SITE ENTRY FEE IS $90 PER PLAYER (no checks at site, credit cards OK).
Entry fee discounts on above amounts:
to all Unrated players
in the Under 1600 Section (only
players with 3 games or less are
less (by mail or online) to current
NY State Chess Association (NYSCA) members:
NOT the same as the
Join NYSCA when registering to take this $5 discount! The Continental Chess Association also offers a $5 discount to its NY tournaments for NYSCA members as well!
Join America's oldest state chess association, and support Chess in NY State!
GMs free ($60 from prize), free to specified Greater New York Scholastic Prizewinners!
sleeping room reservations: call
On-site registration is
players who have not registered in advance! Players who have
already registered in advance DO NOT also need to register on site-- just
be at the tournament in time for your first game!
Half-point byes: limit of 3; Open Section must commit before Round 2, other sections commit before Round 4. Re-entry: $50 (except no re-entry from Open Section to Open Section).
Official May USCF ratings used (and CCA minimum ratings, if any, may be used); unoffical ratings at uschess.org are usually used for players who would otherwise be unrated. Current U.S. Chess Federation membership is required to participate (in any USCF-rated tournament), and membership dues may be paid when registering for tournament.
There is a $15 service charge for each player entry fee refund until at least one hour before game time. USCF Membership dues are forwarded to the USCF-- membership dues are not refundable.
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at
To withdraw from the tournament thru May 23, email us at email@example.com, or call us at 347-201-CCNY (2269).
After May 23, call 347-201-CCNY (2269), or 212-971-0101 and speak to the Tournament Director-- PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE ANY MESSAGES WITH THE HOTEL SWITCHBOARD, as these are unlikely to be received in time to prevent you from losing on forfeit!). No refunds for players who do not show up for their tournament game and do not provide the Tournament Director with at least one hour notice that they will not be coming (resulting in a "no show" forfeit loss).
are posted at: www.onlineregistration.cc
Chief TD: Steve Immitt, IO, NTD, FA.
(Chess Sets, Books and Equipment will be on sale at the tournament on Monday!)
NEW YORKER OPEN SIDE
FRIDAY MAY 24th - NEW YORKER RATED BEGINNERS' OPEN!
4-Rounds, Swiss-System, dual-rated: rated in both the USCF's regular (slow) rating system and in the Quick Chess Rating System! The time control, if either player has a time-delay clock, is 30 minutes per player, plus 5-second delay (G/30, d5). If neither player has a time delay clock, the time control is 30 minutes per player (Game/30, d/0).
This tournament is open to players rated Under 1200 or players who are not yet rated in any country! Entry Fee: $20, free if joining or re-joining USCF with magazine at tournament, free if also entering the New Yorker Open (4-Schedule with Round 1 bye, or the 3-Day or 2-Day Schedule), free to specified Greater New York Scholastic prizewinners!
Trophies awarded to the three top-scoring players!
at-site only, at the historic
Yorker Hotel (SW corner of 34th Street and Eighth Avenue, New York City)
before 6:30 pm.
Round times: 7:00-8:15-9:30-10:45 pm. Up to two half-point byes allowed (must commit by 8:15 pm).
FRIDAY MAY 24th - "POINT ME" TO THE NEW YORKER!
3-Rounds, Swiss-System, dual-rated: rated in both the USCF's regular (slow) rating system and in the Quick Chess Rating System! The time control, if either player has a time-delay clock, is 30 minutes per player, plus 5-second delay (G/30, d5). If neither player has a time delay clock, the time control is 30 minutes per player (Game/30, d/0).
Entry Fee: only $20, free to specified Greater New York Scholastic prizewinners!
Each player who scores 3 points wins $40! Each player who scores 2½ points wins $20! Each player who scores 2 points wins $10!
at-site only, at the historic
Yorker Hotel (SW corner of 34th Street and Eighth Avenue, New York City),
before 7:00 pm.
Round times: 7:30-8:30-9:30 pm.
26th - Third
NEW YORKER OPEN BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP!
5-Double-Round Swiss-System (10 games, 1 with White and 1 with
Black each round), 5 minutes per player (Game/5, d/0)!
Entry Fee: $40, $20 if rated Under 1800, GMs free ($25 from prize), free to specified Greater New York Scholastic prizewinners!
based on 40 paid entries (Under 1800 count
( A MINIMUM OF HALF EACH PRIZE IS GUARANTEED!)
Top-Scorer Rated Under 2400 (or Unrated) - $150
Top-Scorer Rated Under 2200 - $130
Top-Scorer Rated Under 2000 - $120
Register at-site, at the historic New Yorker Hotel (SW corner of 34th Street and Eighth Avenue, New York City) between 7 pm - 9 pm Sunday night. Round times: 9:15-10-10:30-11-11:30 pm.
Byes OK Rounds 1-2 (limit one bye if Under 2000). USCF
Blitz-rated (will not affect your Regular Rating, only your USCF
Blitz Rating), but prizes and pairings based on higher of Regular or Blitz or Quick ratings.
CCA Minimum Ratings may be used at
10 Enhanced Grand Prix Points!
MONDAY MAY 27th - FREE LECTURE!!
USCF's Most Active Player, International Master Jay Bonin
Entry Fee: free! 9:00 am.