5th COLONIAL OPEN ($$16,000 GTD)

Mar 28th/29th/30th - Mar 31st 2024

Washington Dulles Airport Marriott

45020 Aviation Dr., Dulles, VA 20166

 Click here for Online Registrations

Click here for Advance Entries (from jotform)

 Click here for Hotel Reservations (Group Rate $119/night - deadline Mar 8th 2024 - Phone: 1-703-471-9500)

TOURNAMENT DETAILS:

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 150 (ENHANCED) US Chess Junior Grand Prix ; VCF Cup Event. !

SECTIONS & PRIZES:

Open (FIDE) (4-/3-day) $2600-1400-800-400-200, U2200/Unr $600-300-200.

U2100 (FIDE) (4-/3-day) $1800-1000-600-300, U1900 $600-300 (Unr limit $150).

U1800 (4-/3-day) $1000-600-300-200, U1600 $300-200 (Unr limit $150).

U1500 (4-/3-day) $600-400-200-100, U1300 $200 (Unr limit $150).

U1200/Unr (2-day only) $400-200-100, U1000/Unr $100.  

HR: Washington Dulles Airport Marriott (frequent shuttle service from IAD to Hotel). $119/night is reserved by Mar 8th. Airport connected by Metro station to Union Station/DC and DCA Airport. Phone (1-703-471-9500). Click here for Hotel Reservations

FREE Entry to GMs/IMs/WGMs/WIMs if registered by Mar 8th ($100 Prize deduction)

Min Rating in Open Section: USCF/FIDE 1900 else pay $100 extra.

Entry Fees: Top 4 Sections: Early bird $155 by 2/29, $165 by 3/16, $175 by 3/27, $190 after and onsite. U1200 $30 less. 10% service fee for refunds.

Schedule & Time controls. (U1200 plays only 2-day):

Open/U2100/U1800/U1500 4-day Reg. ends Thu 3/28 6pm. Rounds Thu 3/28 7pm, Fri 3/29 & Sat 3/30 11am – 5pm, Sun 3/31 10am - 4pm. Rounds 1 – 7 G/90;+30.

Open/U2100/U1800/U1500 3-day Reg. ends Fri 3/29 10am. Rounds Fri 3/29 11am – 2pm – 5pm, Sat 3/30 11am – 5pm, Sun 3/31 10am - 4pm. Rounds 1 – 2 G/60;d5, Rounds 3 – 7 G/90;+30. 3-day merges with 4-day in Round #3. Rounds 1 & 2 in Open & U2100 not FIDE Rated

U1200 2-day only; Reg. ends Sat 3/30 10am. Rounds Sat 3/30 11am – 2pm – 5pm, Sun 3/31 10am - 1pm - 4pm. Rounds 1 – 6 G/60;d5.

Byes: All rounds allowed, must commit 1hr before rd. 2; limit 2 byes in all sections. Email Info: co2024@capitalareachess.com.

Ent: Enter Online or Mail Checks to "Capital Area Chess Inc, 5116 Bebe Ct., Centreville, VA 20120".

Blitz Side event (Sat 3/30 9pm): Open & Amateur. – G/3;+2. EF: $25 by Thu 3/28. $30 onsite. Prizes: Open b/35 $300-$200-$100 U2100/U1900 $100 each. Amateur b/25 $240-$120-$60 U1400/U1200 $60 each.

Scholastic Side event (Sat 3/30 11am): K-12 U1200, K-8 U1000, K-5 U800, K-3 U600 - G/30;d5. EF: $25 by Thu 3/28. $30 onsite. Trophies & Medals in each section.