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Castle Chess Grand Prix

  • June 19, 2015
  • 8:00 PM
  • June 21, 2015
  • Ballroom, Cox Hall, Emory University; 569 Asbury Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322.

* This is not a GCA tournament. Please contact www.castlechess.org for more info *


2015 Castle Chess Grand Prix - 100 GPP

June 19-21, or 20-21, 2015.

Ballroom, Cox Hall, Emory University; 569 Asbury Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322.

5-SS; G120, d/5 (2 day schedule, round 1 G/90, d/5)
$12,000 in prizes 100% Guaranteed!


Master (2200 and up): $2100 – 1250 – 750 – 450; U2400: $800 – 500

Expert (2000 – 2199): $750 – 425 – 225

Class A (1800 – 1999): $675 – 375 – 200

Class B (1600 – 1799): $575 – 350 – 175

Class C (1400 – 1599): $500 – 300 – 150

Class D (1200 – 1399): $400 – 250 – 150

Under 1200: $350 – 200 – 100


Official June ratings usually used. Unofficial ratings usually used if player would otherwise be unrated. Players within 100 points of next higher section may play one section up. may play up one section. Unrated players may enter any section except Master. Prize limit of $150 in U1200, $200 in D, $250 in C, $300 in B, $350 in A, or $400 in Expert to all unrated players and to rated players with fewer than 10 lifetime rated games who are not playing up. Balance of any limited prize goes to next player(s) in line.


Entry Fee: Rated players: $79 if received by June 17, $100 later or at site. Unrated players: $50. Re-entry: $50. Free to GM, IM, WGM, WIM, or USCF 2400!

                  

Rounds: 3 day schedule: 8:00pm on June 19; 1:30pm – 6:30pm on June 20; 9:00 am – 1:30pm on June 21.

2 day schedule: 9:30am on June 20, then merges with 3 day schedule.

One half point bye available any round. Must commit before playing first game. No changes.


Register: On line: www.castlechess.org; On Site: 6:30 – 7:30pm on June 19, or 8:00 – 9:00am on June 20.

Mailed: Castle Chess Inc., c/o Debbie Torrance, 271 17th St NW, Suite 1600, Atlanta GA 30363.


Info: tournament@castlechess.org ;Scott Parker (770) 939 – 5030, tournament days only: Jim Mundy (770) 313-2684.

Note: Please bring sets, boards, and clocks. None supplied. NS, NC, W, Chess Magnet School JGP.


All parking at Emory is in either Fishburne or Peavine parking decks. No parking next to Cox Hall. Please allow time to walk from the deck to Cox Hall (the building with the clock tower).



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