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2018 American chess promotion open

  • August 31, 2018
  • September 02, 2018
  • Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341

*This is not a GCA event.GCA membership not required. Please contact the organizer to register for this event.*


Renew USCF membership at a reduced price:  http://georgiachess.org/event-2768768 


4 th Annual “AMERICAN CHESS PROMOTIONS OPEN”


August 31 – September 2 or September 1 – 2, 2018

Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341


$5,000 in prizes, based on 100 entries -- $3000 guaranteed!

Grand Prix points: 15

5 Rounds “Swiss System” in Three Sections:

CHAMPIONSHIP (FIDE-rated) Section: (Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 1900 and above)

$750 – $500 - $300;Top 2050 thru 2199:$250 - $150; Top Under 2050:$250 - $150

AMATEUR Section: (Open to USCF-rated 1400 thru 1899 and Unrated)

$500 - $350 – $200; Top 1600 thru 1749: $200 - $100; Top Under 1600: $200 - $100

RESERVE Section: (Open to USCF-rated Under 1400 and Unrated)

$350 - $250 – $150; Top Under 1200: $150 - $100

Entry fee: $79 (3-day), $78 (2-day) if rec’d by Aug 30; $85 at site. (W)GMs, (W)IMs free. ($60

deducted from any cash prizes won). Unrated: $40. Re-entry: $40 (not available in Championship

Section).

3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 7:00pm; Rds. Fri 7:30pm; Sat 2:30pm, 7:30pm; Sun 10am, 3:30pm.

2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat 10am; Rds. 10:30am, then merges with 3-day schedule.

Time controls: Championship – “40/90, SD/30, d10” – All other sections – “G/120, d5”

All sections -- Two-day Schedule, Round 1 “G/90, d5’

FIDE-Only: Rule 6.7a. “A player who arrives at the board more than 30 min. late shall lose the game.”

½ Pt. Byes: Available any round (limit two) -- must request before Round One (no changes

afterwards).

Players Must Bring Sets, Boards, and Clocks – None Are Supplied By The Tournament

Promoters.

Entries and Information: americanchesspromotions.com or (478) 973 – 9389

PHONE CALLS ONLY after August 30 --No e-mails or TEXT messages, please.


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