The 18th Annual Pacific Coast Open will be held from July 18-21, 2013, at the Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills, California.
The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Adult Under 1200 and Junior Under 1200.
The Open-Under 1500 sections have either 4-day (July 18-21), 3-day (July 19-21) or 2-day (July 20-21) schedules to play in.
The Under 1200 sections have either 3-day (July 19-21) or 2-day (July 20-21) schedules to play in.
The event has a $25,000 prize fund, based on 230 entries, with $20,000 (80%) minimum guaranteed.
Open Section: $3000-1500-700-400, clear or tiebreak win $100 bonus, top U2300/Unr $1400-700. FIDE rated.
Under 2100 Section: $2000-1000-500-300.
Under 1900 Section: $2000-1000-500-300.
Under 1700 Section: $1700-900-500-300.
Under 1500 Section: $1400-700-400-200, top U1300 (no Unr) $400.
Adult Under 1200 Section (born 1995/before):$500-300-200-100, trophies to first 3, top U1000, U800, Unr.
Junior Under 1200 Section (born 1996/after): $500-300-200-100, trophies to first 3, top U1000, U800, Unr.
Agoura Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, with the population of 20,330. It is located in the eastern Conejo Valley between the Simi Hills and the Santa Monica Mountains.
The same venue hosted the 20th Annual Western Class Championships in March