US MASTERS CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
An Official US Chess Championship
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 – Sunday, August 25, 2019
Embassy Suites Hotel, 204 Centreport Dr., Greensboro, NC 27409
9-round swiss. Time control: 40/90/inc. 30; SD 30/inc. 30 from move one.
GM, WGM, IM, WIM norms possible. Has been Superswiss last 6 years.
Eligibility: USCF or FIDE Master title required. Juniors – USCF 2000 rating at any time.
|Rd. 1: Wednesday, Aug. 21st
|Rd. 2: Thursday, Aug. 22nd
|Rd. 3: Thursday, Aug. 22nd
|Rd. 4: Friday, Aug. 23rd
|Rd. 5: Friday, Aug. 23rd
|Rd. 6: Saturday, Aug. 24th
|Rd. 7: Saturday, Aug. 24th
|Rd. 8: Sunday, Aug. 25th
|Rd. 9: Sunday, Aug. 25th
Invited players with conditions must play all 9 rounds to help with norms.
Three half-point byes allowed for all others (any round); request before rd. 4.
Prizes $27,000 total:
all prizes are unconditionally guaranteed
1st: $7,000, 2nd: $4,000; 3rd: $3,000;
4th: $2,000; 5th: $1,500; 6th: $1,000; 7th: $1,000;
8th: $1,000; 9th: $1,000; 10th: $1,000;
Class prizes: U2500: $900, $600; U2400: $700, $500; U2300: $600, $400;
U2200: $500, $300. All class prizes based on FIDE rating.
GM/Foreign IMs: FREE; US IMs and NC residents: $199. Others: $249 by Aug.18 th;
Add $50 if late entry. No entry fee taken out of prize winnings, you keep it all!
Click Here To Register
or mail fee with entry information to:
Walter High, 105 N. Crabtree Knoll,
Chapel Hill, NC 27514.
No rd. 1 registration on site.
Electronic entries for rd. 1 close at noon, Aug. 21st
Embassy Suites (336-668-4535) mention CCI group.
$104 rate until August 10, 2019. Non-refundable deposit required.
King Suites at the Embassy Hotel have a full double-bed that pulls out of the living room couch.
Overflow Hotel with
shared parking lot
Walter High ([email protected])
Cell: (919) 619-3541