||USCF Rated Swiss System Tournament
GM Irina Krush
||Game/60 minutes with 5 second delay.
Age 14 and Under Open Born after June 15th, 1999
Age 14 and Under Reserve rated under 1000
Age 9 and Under Open Born after June 15th, 2004
Age 9 and Under Reserve rated under 800
Top 10 players in each section, top 2 players in each rating class
|1300-1499 ||700-899||1100-1299 ||500-699|
|Under 1300 ||Under 700 ||Under 1100 ||Under 500 |
| ||Unrated|| ||Unrated|
|Top 3 School or Club (3-player) Teams in each Section.|
1st Place in each section wins a Computer with software & videos worth over $1,000.
Chess Prizes for 2nd-4th are valued at 250, 150 and 100 dollars.
Unrated players may not win first prize in Reserve Sections.
Every player recieves a free membership in the Internet Chess Club!
The top scoring player in each 14 & under section who will be too old to play in that section next year wins free entry to the 2015 National Open.
||$79 by 5/22, $89 by 6/9, $99 later.
There will be a $20 change fee for team or section changes after round 1 begins. No team changes or corrections will be accepted after 5 p.m. Saturday.
||Friday 4-8 p.m. & Saturday 8:00-9:00 a.m.
||Saturday 10 a.m, 1 p.m & 4 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m & 1 p.m.
Opening Ceremony Saturday 9:30 a.m.
Awards Ceremony Sunday 4:00 p.m.
|1/2 Point Byes||
||in any round (limit 2) if requested in advance or at start of previous round.
Round 4 or 5 byes must be requested before the start of round 2.
The June USCF Rating Supplement will be used. Other ratings may be used if higher.
If you pre-register and your rating changes you will be moved up automatically or down on request.
||in the U.S. Chess Federation is required of all players. You may join with your entry or on site. Players will not be allowed to complete the tournament without a valid membership.