6th annual CENTRAL
NEW YORK OPEN
October 19-20, 2019 at Syracuse University
US Chess Grand Prix Points: 30 (Enhanced)
5SS, rounds 1-2 G/90, d10, rounds 3-5 40/100, SD/30, d10
Hall of Languages, Syracuse University, S. Crouse Ave.,
$2500 guaranteed prize fund
In 3 sections.
Open: $500-300-200, top U2100/Unr $210
Under 1900: $300-150-70, top U1700 (no unrated) $160
Under 1500: $200-100-50, top U1300 (no unrated) $110
not win over $140 in U1500.
Mixed doubles: $150 bonus to best male/female combined
score among all sections. Team average must be under 2200; may
play in different sections; teams must register by 2 pm 10/19.
College team prizes: Plaques to first 3 teams based on
top 3 scorers from school among all sections. The tournament is
open to all players; college attendance is not required.
Top 2 sections entry fee: $68 online at chessaction.com
by 10/16, $72 if check mailed by 10./10 phoned to 406-896-2038
by 10/10, $72 if check mailed by 10/6, $80 at site, or online
until 8 am 10/19. Online entry $5 less to NYSCA members (may
join with entry).
Under 1500 Section entry fee: all $20 less than above.
No checks at site, credit cards OK. GMs, IMs & WGMs free,
$60 deducted from prize. Re-entry $40; not available in Open
Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise
unrated. Special 1 year USCF dues with paper magazine if paid
with entry. Online at chessaction.com, Adult $35, Young Adult
$22, Scholastic $15. Mailed, or at site, Adult $40, Young Adult
$25, Scholastic $17.