• 2017 California
      Class Warfare Championship

      Nov 24-26 or Nov 25-26

      Santa Clara Convention Center (map)
      5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054

      Prizes: $13,000 - GPP 60 enhanced - Jr Grand Prix

      b/229 fully paid entries, 60% guaranteed

      This tournament is best suited for adults and advanced youth (ratings 1000 & higher) who prefer long time controls. The time control for regular schedule is 40/120 SD/30 d5
      Youth (K-Gr12) rated under 1300, please consider the Kids side event on November 24 (see details)
  • Prize Fund $13,000 b/229 (60% guaranteed)

    6 Sections, 2100+ (Open) Section FIDE rated
     1st2nd3rd4th5thClass Prizes
    Open (2100+) $2,000 $1,000 $500 $250 $100 u2300: $300, 100
    XA (1900-2099) $1,000 $500 $200 $150 $100  
    AB (1700-1899) $1,000 $500 $200 $150 $100  
    BC (1500-1699) $1,000 $500 $200 $150 $100  
    CD (1300-1499) $900 $300 $200 $100 $50  
    DEu (under 1300
    & unrated)
    $800 $300 $200 $100 $50  
    New & Unrated players prizes are capped at $200 in all sections except Open.
    Nov 2017 Supp, CCA min & TD discretion will be used to place players accurately.
    Any number of 1/2-point byes, Rd 5&6 must commit before start of Round 1.
    Econ option must commit before the 1st round starts.
  • Schedule & Fees

    3-day: 6SS x 40/120 SD/30 d5
    2-day: 3SS x G/61 d5 + merge
    Both schedules merge in Round 4. All compete for the same prizes.

     RegistrationRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5Round 6
    2-day Schedule Sa 8:30-9am Sa 9:30am Sa 12pm Sa 2:30pm Sa 5pm Su 10am Su 3:30pm
    3-day Schedule Fr 9-9:30a Fr 10am Fr 3:30pm Sa 11am Sa 5pm Su 10am Su 3:30pm

    Fees:
    Regular Entry: 119
    Economy Option (not available for Open section): 99 with 60% of the calculated prize
    After 11/219 and onsite: Add 25
    Play-up 1 section: 25
    Refund fee: 25
    Re-entry fee: 50
    Economy Option pays 50% of the calculated prize money. The remaining amount goes back to the budget to offset Economy Fee Discount.

    Play-up fee applies if playing in a higher section than your rating in the ratings supplement used for the tournament.
    IMs/GMs Free before 11/10 (EF subtracted from prize)
  • TDs and Organizers

    Tournament Directors:
    National TD Tom Langland - Senior TD Richard Koepcke - Senior TD Jordan Langland

    Organizer (Contact organizers)
    Dr. Judit Sztaray
  • Location & Accomodation

    Tournament site: Santa Clara Convention Center
    5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (map)
    Accessible by VTA, ACE

    Reserve room NOW at Biltmore -coming soon
    2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (map)

    Reserve room NOW at Springhill Suites Marriott - coming soon
    breakfast included! Must book by 8/20/2016
    10 Skyport Drive, San Jose, CA 95110 (map)