Chess News

42nd Annual National Chess Congress in Philadelphia

The 42nd Annual National Chess Congress will be held from November 25-27, 2011 at the Sheraton Hotel Philadelphia City Center, 17th & Race Streets, Philadelphia. The event has a $30,000 prize fund guaranteed.

The event has 10 sections: Premier, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400, Under 1200, Under 1000, Under 800 and Under 600.

All sections are 6 round Swiss tournaments with the Master to Under 1200 Sections having 3-day and 2-day schedules to play in and the Under 1000 to Under 600 Sections having a 2-day schedule.

Premier section is open to all rated 2000/above and juniors under 18 rated 1800/above. Prizes are $3000-1500-700-400-200, clear win or 1st on tiebreak $100, U2400/Unr $1400-700. Section is FIDE rated.

Tournament website

Chessdom is dedicated to professional and independent coverage of chess news and events from all over the globe! Join us for live chess games, interviews, video and photo reports, and social media reactions. Follow the development of the strongest chess software, which affects all chess today, via the Top Chess Engine Championship with its 24/7 live broadcast with chat.

Copyright © 2007-2021 Chessdom.com

To Top