2018 Calchess State Championship

Crowne Plaza Silicon Valley N- Union City, 32083 Alvarado-Niles Rd, Union City, CA 94587, USA
Sep 01 2018
Sep 03 2018
Calchess State Championship
$145.00 $125.00

Early bird price expires on Aug 28, 2018 at 11:59 PM

Already Cal Chess Member
$140.00 $120.00

Early bird price expires on Aug 28, 2018 at 11:59 PM

Prize fund

$20,000 (Based on 250 entries.)
70% guaranteed

Schedules

3 Day (09/01/2018 - 09/03/2018)

2 Day (09/02/2018 - 09/03/2018)

Sections

Master (2200+) Prize: Cash prizes, and Trophy Cup

U2200 (U2200) Prize: Cash prizes, and small trophy

U2000 Prize: Cash prizes, and small trophy

U1800 Prize: cash prizes, and small trophy

U1600 Prize: Cash prizes, and small trophy

U1400 Prize: Cash prizes, and small trophy

Byes

Max of byes: 2
Last round to request a bye: 1
Number of rounds in tourney: 6
Bye note: Bye's for rounds 5,and 6 must be requested before rd 1

Additional services and fees

Play Up Fee $40.00

Registration period

Registration starts on 03/28/2018 and ends on 09/01/2018.

Restrictions

No restriction

Location

Crowne Plaza Silicon Valley N- Union City, 32083 Alvarado-Niles Rd, Union City, CA 94587, USA  (show map)

Description

  $20,000 Prize fund Based off of 250 Players 70% Guaranteed

Sections:

   Master: 2200+(Fide Rated) $2,500:$1,500:$800;$300;$200

                 U2300:$200,$100

  U2200: $1,500;$1,000;$600;$200

  U2000: $1,200;$900;$500;$200

  U1800: $1,200;$900;$500;$200

  U1600: $1,200;$900;$500;$200

  U1400: $1,000;$500;$300;$100

                U1200/Unrated:$500,$200,$100

Trophy Cup to the winner of the Master Section!, Small Trophy to the winner of other sections. (1st place only, Modified Median Tie Break will be used)

   Unrated may not win more than $300 in any section except Master.

Players who have been more than 100 points above the section limit within the last year will be moved up to the next section. Players who have no USCF rating, but have a Fide. Fide +50 will be used as an USCF rating.

CCA Minimum ratings will be used if applicable.

          Entry Fee $125.00 Late fee $20 after 08/28, Play Up Fee $40, Re Entry into 2 day Schedule $60

  GM's, IM's, WGM's, WIM's Free entry (entry fee will be deducted from any winnings)

   $5 discount if a current Cal Chess member.

 Time Control 3 day schedule: G/120 with a 30 Second Increment.

  Rounds: Sat: 11am, 5pm.

                Sun: 11am, 5pm.

Mon:(Labor Day) 10am, 3:30pm

  2 day schedule: rounds 1-3 G/61;d5 merges with 3 day in round 4.

                Sun: 9:30am, 12pm, 2:30pm, 5pm

 Mon: (Labor Day) 10am, 3:30pm

Please bring your own chess clock, as very few will be provided

   USCF membership is required. You can purchase one here if needed. ($1 discount)

Crowne Plaza Silicon Valley N- Union City, 32083 Alvarado-Niles Rd, Union City, CA 94587, USA
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