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U.S. Junior Open Chess Championship 2013 (NY)

  • May 31, 2013
  • 11:00 AM
  • June 02, 2013
  • Doubletree Tarrytown Hotel; 455 South Broadway; Tarrytown, NY 10591 USA
*this is not a GCA event. please contact Chess Educators to register for this event.*

2013 U.S. Junior Open comes to Tarrytown, New York!
 May 31 – June 2, 2013

The U.S. Chess Federation and Chess Educators are pleased to invite you to participate in the 2013 U.S. Junior Open.

Tournament Format: 6 Rounds, Swiss System. One 1/2 point bye available, except Rd 6, if requested prior to Round 1

Time Control: Game/120; Two hours per player.

Rating: USCF Rated; Sections Under 21 & Under 15 are FIDE Rated.

4 Sections: (by age) U21, U15, U11, U8 (ages as of 1/1/2013). Individual and Team Awards (schools and clubs). Plaques are decided by tie breaks, cash prizes are divisible.

Sections

UNDER 21: #1 player gets the US Junior Open Champion title, qualifies to play in the 2014 US Junior Closed Invitational, if still eligible by age. Plaque and $600; #2-5 players cash prizes: $400-$300-$200-$100; Plaques for best player age 18, 17, 16, 15, top Girl, top ratings U2000, U1800, U 1600, U1400, U1200.
UNDER 15: #1 player gets the US Junior Under 15 Champion title, Plaque and $400; #2 – 5 players cash prizes: $300-$200-$100-$50. Plaques for best player age 14, 13, 12, 11, top Girl, top ratings U1800, U 1600, U1400, U1200, U1000.
UNDER 11: #1 player gets the US Junior Under 11 Champion title, Plaque and $300; #2 – 5 players cash prizes: $200-$100-$75 -$50.Plaques for best player age 10, 9, 8, top Girl, top ratings U 1600, U1400, U1200, U1000, U800.
UNDER 8: #1 player gets the US Junior Under 8 Champion title, Plaque and $200; #2-5 players cash prizes: $150-$100-$75 -$50. Plaques for best player age 7, 6, 5, top Girl, top ratings U1400, U1200, U1000, U800, U600.
SCHOOLS AND CLUBS TEAM TROPHIES AWARDS FOR ALL THE SECTIONS: (minimum 3 players for team, and winning teams will be selected by the top three individual scores) SCHOOL TEAM AWARDS TOP 5; CLUB TEAM AWARDS TOP 5.

Schedule:

Rounds 1-4 ; May 31 & June 1: 11am & 5 pm;
Rounds 5-6; June 2: 9am & 2 pm;
Award ceremony; June 2: 7pm.

Entry Fee & Registration:

$60 if registered or postmarked by April 22, 2013,
$70 if registered or postmarked by May 20, 2013
$80 after May 20
$100 at site from 8am-10am
Players registering on site after 10am (Friday) will not be paired for round 1, will receive a 1/2 bye, and will begin play with round 2.


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