|Organizer||North Carolina Chess Association|
|TD||Charles Roberson: phone, text (336) 260-1476 or email firstname.lastname@example.org|
Best Western Plus Burlington, 770 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington NC |
|Accounts||USCF membership required|
OTB: Bring your own sets, boards, clocks, pencils, pens and score sheets
|Time Control||Classical: G/115 d/5 (except Saturday morning round 1 - G/90 d/5)|
|Rounds||5 round Swiss|
|Round Times (Eastern USA - NC)||
Up to 2 byes allowed for any round declared before round 3. |
Re-entry $40 from Friday round to Saturday morning round 1, continue with best score.
Refund policy: Any withdrawal before the first round is paired (Friday Oct 13, 2023) will receive a full refund.
For playing up, the 100 point rule applies. Example: minimum rating to enter U2000 section is 1500 (1600-100)
Playing up, will make you ineligible for certain trophies. Example: 1500s playing up will be ineligible for the U1600 trophy.
Playing up, will make you ineligible for certain cash prizes. Example: 1900s playing up will not be eligible for any class prizes, but will be eligible for the section prizes.
All classes (except U900) are strict classes thus including only that 100 point range. Example: Class 2000s is for ratings 2000-2099.
All cash prizes based on 120 total full entries
Championship: $900, $450, $225 ; Section best age 50+: $50 bonus prize
Trophies to top U2200, U2000, U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200, U1000, U700
USCF Tie Breaks for plaques and trophies|
First place ties in title categories (Championship, U2200, U2000, U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200, U1000, U700) will be considered co-champions.
Sponsors: North Carolina Chess Association (plaques & trophies)