$3,500 Guaranteed Prize Fund
$1,000 & Trophy
The June US Chess Rating Supplement will be used for pairings and prizes. Other ratings may used at the TD’s discretion as described on the National Open page.
US Chess National Championship
The U.S. Women’s Open draws women and girls from all over the world. A great tournament played in a friendly atmosphere.
- 5 Round Swiss System Tournament
- US Chess & FIDE Rated
- 50 Grand Prix Points
- Time Control: Game/90 minutes +30 second increment
- Entry Fee: $99 by May 23, $120 later.
- Late Registration: 8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Tuesday.
- Players may register later with a 1/2 point bye in round 1.
- Meet & Greet: 9:15 a.m.
- Tuesday 9:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.
- Wednesday 9:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
- Awards Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
- 1/2 point bye available in any round (limit 2) if requested in advance.
- Please bring Chess Clocks.
Membership in the U.S. Chess Federation is required of all players except foreign GMs, IMs, WGMs or WIMs. You may join with your entry or on site. Players will not be allowed to complete the tournament without a valid membership.