2011 Grand Pacific Open Chess Championship Regulations PDF Print E-mail


Sections: Open (FIDE and CFC rated); U1400 (CFC rated)


Prizes $4250 Guaranteed!

Open Section: $1000+Trophy,

U2000 $400+Trophy, $300

U1700 $350+Trophy, $250

Top Women $70/60/50/40/30
                       courtesy of Goddess Chess

U1400 Section: $300+Trophy,

Biggest Upset $100
Top Unrated (either section) $100.
rated players are not eligible for section prizes. 


Time Control: Game in 90 minutes with a 30 second increment


Misc: Unrated players are not eligible for class prizes.  The 'Unrated' prize is won by the unrated player with the most points in either section.   U1400 players may play in the Open but are then not eligible for the U1400 prize.

1st tiebreak for non cash prizes is individual cumulative score. 2nd tiebreak is cumulative score of opponents.  Biggest upset prize may be in addition to any other prize won.  Half point byes for rounds 1-5 if requested before the start of round 1.  We may use floater players in the event of an odd number of players for any given round - games against floater players might not be CFC  or FIDE rated.  Prize ceremony at 2:15 on Monday, April 25.  BCCF membership is included in entry fee.  All chess equipment provided.



Chess Quotes

And for the chess-player the success which crowns his work, the great dispeller of sorrows, is named "combination."

-Emanuel Lasker (1868-1941)

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