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115th United States Open Chess Championship

Rosen Centre Hotel

Rosen Centre Hotel

The 115th Annual United States Open Chess Championship is set to take place from 26th July to 3rd August at the Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Dr, Orlando, Florida 32819.

The tournament format is 9-round Swiss one section with Class prizes and time control 40/120, SD/60 d5. Top US player not otherwise qualified will qualify for the 2015 US Championship.

The prize fund is $50,000 based on 500 paid entries, else proportional, with $40,000 guaranteed.

Top prizes: $8000-4000-2000 -1500-1000- 800-600-500. Clear winner – $200 bonus. If tie for first, top two on tiebreak play speed game [W - 5 min, B - 3 min and draw odds] for bonus and title.

Class Prizes:
Top Master [2200-2399]: $2500-1200-800-500
Top Expert [2000-2199]: $2500-1200-800-500
Class A [1800-1999]: $2500-1200-800-500
Class B [1600-1799]: $2500-1200-800-500
Class C [1400-1599]: $2000-1000-600-400
Class D [1200-1399]: $1500-700-500-30
Class E & Below [<1200]: $1500-700-500-300
Unrated: $800-400-200

Side events

26-27 July: U.S. Open Weekend Swiss. GPP:6. 5-SS, G/60; d5. $$1,150 guaranteed prizes. $200-100-50, U2200/Unr $160, U2000 $150, U1800 $140, U1600 $120, U1400 $100, U1200 $80, Unr $50. Entry fee $40, Unr free if paying USCF dues. On-Site Registration 10:00-11:30 AM 7/26, Rds: Sat 12-3, Sun 10-12:30-3.

27 July: U.S. Open Scholastic. Click here to go to the Information page, the Advanced Entries page or to Register for the 2014 US Open Scholastic.

26 July: U.S. Open Bughouse. G/5;d0. Entry fee $20 per team. 80% of entry fees in cash prizes. Registration ends at 7:00 PM, first round begins at 7:30 PM.

28, 29, 30, 31 July; 1 August: U.S. Open Quads. G/30;d5. Entry fee $20. Registration 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, Rds. 12-1:30-3:00. $50 to first in each quad.

30 July: U.S. Open G/15 Championship. 5-SS, G/15;d5. Quick rated, higher of regular or quick rating. Entry fee $40. Registration 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rds: noon, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00. 80% of entries as returned as cash prizes. First 30%, second 15%, U2100 12%, U1800 10%, U1500/Unr 8%, U1200 5%.

2 August: U.S. Open Blitz Championship. Trophies Plus GPP: 15. 7-SS (double round, 14 games), 1 section, G/5;d0. Blitz rated, higher of regular or Blitz rating. Entry fee $40, free to Unrated if paying USCF dues. Registration 9am-11:30am, first round begins at noon. $2000 guaranteed prizes! $$400-200-150, Expert $200-100, U2000 $200-100, U1800 $180-90, U1600/Unr $140-70, U1400 $100, U1200 $70. The July 2014 Rating Supplement will be used.

USCF Workshops: 30 July – 1 August
USCF Committee Meetings: 30 July – 1 August
USCF Delegates Meeting: 2-3 August
USCF Awards Luncheon: 2 August at noon

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