Cary Chess Center Open
Durham, North Carolina
March 22 - 24, 2019
Location of the Tournament:
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel
2515 Meridian Pkwy, Durham, NC 27713.
Phone: (919) 361-4660
Special Rates: King suite - $89, Double suite $99! Complimentary free Wifi and Parking!
Follow this Link to Reserve Your Room
There is limited number of rooms available with the above-mentioned rate.
If you plan to participate, book ahead to take advantage of it!
3 Day, 5 Round Swiss; G/90 30 (increment); No second time control.
FIDE RATED ! USCF Rated
FIDE does not require you to have a paid membership, it is free!
USCF March rating supplement will be used!
Open section. All players play in one section! Everyone can participate without restrictions!
Round 1 – Friday 7:00 pm
Round 2 – Saturday 10:00 am
Round 3 – Satuday 4:00 pm
Round 4 – Sunday 10:00 am
Round 5 – Sunday 4:00 pm
Pairings and Standings will be posted every round!
NO BYES ALLOWED!
Open Section: 1 st - $1000; 2 nd - $500; 3 rd - $300
U – 1900: 1 st - $500; 2 nd - $250
U – 1600: 1 st - Trophy; SPECIAL PRIZE – Free Enrollment in Cary Chess
Center Fundamentals 14 Week Program! $3000 Value! For information
about Fundamentals Program, visit: https://carychesscenter.com/
U – 1200: 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd – Trophies
Best Female Player: $250
PRIZES WILL BE SHARED EVENLY IN CASE OF TIE!
GMs and IMs Free! ($50 deducted from the prize)
All other players: If received by 03/20/2019 - $139; Or $179 Thereafter; On site registration will end at 6:00PM on the day of the tournament.
All players who book hotel rooms with the link provided above will receive $10 discount on the entry fee!
Online registration ends on March 22, 2019 at 6:00PM EST.
Limited to 130 Participants
If canceled by 2/20/2019, there will be a $20 deduction from a full refund.
After 2/20/2019, we will provide 50% refund.
This event is FIDE rated and adheres to FIDE rules strictly! No electronic
devices of any sort in the playing hall! Players may not withdraw from
this tournament unless there is an extreme emergency or a life event. If
a player drops out without informing tournament organizers, we will
report this to FIDE which may result in disciplinary action!
We will provide chess sets only! Bring your own clocks!
Top 2 boards will be broadcasted live!
For more information: please contact: [email protected]
Tournament organizer reserves the right to make reasonable changes in the above information!