All prize checks for less than $600 were mailed Thursday, June 28th, as were larger checks for players who completed a W-9 form.
Players expecting prize checks $600 or larger must submit a W-9. You can download the form from the IRS at www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf and mail the completed form to PO Box 90925 Henderson NV 89002. You may also email it to contactvegaschessfestival.com .
Youth Event Trophies which were not claimed will be held for 2 weeks and shipped at cost on request.
To redeem your certificates at Chess4Less.com go to their web site and pick out the items you want. Email chess4lessgmail.com with your name, certificate number(s) and the item(s) you want and he will get back to you.
To redeem at Rochester Chess Center check out in the normal manner but put the following in the comments field “National Open certificate number 2018-nnn-n $25” or “National Open certificate number 2018-nnn-1, 2018-nnn-2, $50”. You will only be charged the price difference if any.
Plus score certificates can only be used by the player who won them and will not be redeemed after July 15, 2018.