Main Event: Sections & Prizes
8 Sections based on Age as of 9/1/2016
Section Individual Trophies Team Trophies Ages 6 & Under All Top 10 Ages 8 & Under Top 20 Top 10 Ages 10 & Under Top 20 Top 10 Ages 12 & Under Top 20 Top 10 Ages 14 & Under Top 20 Top 10 Ages 16 & Under Top 5 Top 5 Ages 18 & Under Top 5 Top 5 Ages 20 & Under Top 5 Top 5
Sections are based on Age as of 9/1/2016:
see how old is you/your child on 9/1/16 and determine the section.
Play-ups ARE allowed.
NEW: Per 2016 USCF Scholastic regulation changes:
18.104.22.168 Pre - School players are allowed to play for the school (public or private) they plan to attend once they reach Kindergarten age. Before travelling to a tournament, the arents , coach or guardian of such a pl ayer shall obtain a “Letter of Authorization” signed by a senior administrator (e.g. Principal, Director, Vice - Principal, Assistant Director, School Master) of the school to document their players’ eligibility to participate as part of a specific school ’s team. In this letter, the senior a dministrator shall verify that the player would attend the school if the player w ere old enough. The player, parents, coach or guardian should bring this letter to the tournament and be ready to provide it to US Chess if requested .
Main Event: ScheduleTime control: G/90 d5 (except G/30 d5 for Ages 6 & under and Ages 8 & under)
Registration Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Ages 6/8 & Under Su 7:30-8:15am Sun 9am Sun 10:45am Sun 12:30pm Sun 2pm Sun 3:30pm Ages 10/12/14/16/
18/20 & Under
Sa 7:30-8:15am Sat 9am Sat 1pm Sun 9am Sun 12:30pm Sun 3:30pm
Side Event: BlitzOnsite Registration: Sunday 5-5:15pm, Games 5:45-7:45pm (8 x G/5 d0)
2 sections (10 & under, 20 & under)
Trophies to Top 5 individual players including ties and Top 3 teams including ties in each section
Fees** Same price as last year :) **
Ages 6 / 8 & Under: $48
Ages 10/12/14/16/18/20 & Under: $63
Add +$5 (1/10-16),
Add +$10 (1/17-19),
Add +$25 (1/20-22),
Add +$40 (1/23 & onsite).
Change and Refund fee - same as Late Fee.
Blitz: $14, add +$2 onsite.
AccomodationRooms with special group rate fees have been secured at the following hotels:
Residence Inn by Marriott, Pleasanton
Book by 12/31/16 - Click HERE
11920 Dublin Canyon Road, Pleasanton, CA 94588
Book by 1/6/17 - Click HERE
5059 Hopyard Road Pleasanton CA 94588
Book by 01/06/17 - Click HERE
2929 Constitution Drive Livermore CA 94551