2020 U.S. Class Championship

Oct 30th to Nov 1st 2020

Washington Dulles Airport Marriott

45020 Aviation Drive, Dulles, VA 20166

 

*** Final Results **** Gallery ***

Congratulations IM Hans Niemann & FM Eugene Yanayt !

 

$$14,000 GTD b/220 players (50% min GTD) (7 Sections)

 

Master, Expert & Class A Sections are USCF & FIDE Rated

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 100 (ENHANCED)

US Chess Junior Grand Prix – A VCF Cup Event

 

 

Master / 2200+      $2000  - $1000  -  $500  -  $300  -  $200

Expert / 2000-2199     $1400  -  $800  -  $400  -  $200           Unrated limit $200

Class A / 1800-1999     $1000  -  $500  -  $300  -  $200           Unrated limit $200

Class B / 1600-1799                  $800  -   $400  -  $300  -  $200           Unrated limit $200

Class C / 1400-1599                  $700  -   $400  -  $200  -  $100           Unrated limit $150

Class D / 1200-1399                  $600  -   $300  -  $200  -  $100           Unrated limit $150

Class E/Unr / Under 1200           $400  -   $300  -  $200                       

Plaque/Trophy to the Class Champion in each section and Medals to the Tied for 1st Place(s) - Tiebreaks will be used for Plaque & Medals; Cash Prizes are based on Score and not on tie-breaks.

Boards and sets provided in ALL sections (Players boards & sets will NOT be allowed in playing hall)

*** Top 24 boards will be Live ***

Entry Fees

Early Bird (EXTENDED UNTIL 9/30): $95 by 9/15; Regular Entry fee: $105 after 9/15 and before 10/16; Late Entry Fee: $115 after 10/16 and until 10/26; $130 after 10/26 until 10/29 10pm; $150 after 10/29 until 10/30 3pm.(All Refunds/Withdrawls will involve a $3 processing fee) NO ONSITE REGISTRATIONS ARE ALLOWED AFTER Oct 30th 3pm

NOTE: Players will be allowed to play up only one section!

Re-Entries ($60) allowed ONLY in Classes B to E - not in FIDE sections! 

Time Controls / Round Times

Master to Class D, 5-SS: All Rounds G/120;d10 (3-day) OR at Rds 1-2 G/60;d10 (2-day). 3-day: Fri 7:30pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 10am-4pm. 2-day: Sat 10am-1pm, Merge with 3-day Rd. 3 at 4pm. Class E/Unr, 6-SS: 2-day only G60;d10. Sat/Sun 10am-1pm-4pm.

Master/Expert/Class A (2-day schedule) : Rounds 1 & 2 are NOT FIDE Rated

Byes

Limit 2, must commit 1hr before Round starts. Deadline to request byes: 1hr before Round 3, except Rounds 4/5 in Master, Expert and Class A FIDE Sections must be declared prior to Round 1.

Hotel Reservations

$99/night by Oct 5th. Reservations https://tinyurl.com/tk3b9x6 or 703-471-9500, mention chess tournament.

Mailed Checks

Capital Area Chess, 5116 Bebe Ct, Centreville, VA 20120

Email info: Anand Dommalapati, 2020usclass@capitalareachess.com

                                                        

Tournament Regulations

(NOTE: November 2020 USChess Rating Supplement will be used and/or FIDE October Rating list where applicable)