The Chess Event of the Year!

June 20-24, 2018Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Reserve a Room Now

Prize Fund Increased – $100,000 Guaranteed

The 2016 National Open prize fund is now increased to $100,000 guaranteed.   One clear winner of the Open section will now take home $8000, the Edmondson Cup and possibly an EXTRA $2,000 for a perfect score. Top prizes in all sections are also increased. See our National Open prizes for details.  In addition to any other prizes, every player with 3-1/2 points or more wins a Plus Score Bonus as a $50 gift certificate. Plus score certificates will be awarded on site only. ($12,000 guaranteed) We have also added new events and prizes for you to win:

New! Mixed Doubles combined score for Male/Female Team — 1st $1,500, 2nd $750, 3rd $350, 4th $250, 5th $150

New Unrated Section Prizes Added — 1st $200, 2nd $125, 3rd $75 each day $300 best overall (best 2 daily scores combined)

Please plan to join us at the Westgate Resort in Las Vegas on June 24-26 or 25-26, 2016 for the “Chess Vacation of the Year.” Come back soon. On-line tournament entry and hotel reservation systems will be available this month.