6th Annual New Yorker June Game/50 Open Chess Tournament!

Saturday, June 16, 2007


New Yorker June Game/50 Open

Chess Tournament! 


*** 30 Grand Prix Points! ***

     5-Rounds, Swiss-System chess tournament, 50 minutes per player (Game/50), in the beautifully renovated, well-lighted 3rd floor Conference Center, New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue at 34th Street (across from Penn Station, near 33rd Street PATH trains), New York City: 212-971-0101.

     All players must be current members of the U.S. Chess Federation (non-USCF members join when registering for the tournament, by adding the membership dues to the entry fee).  The USCF Official June 2007 Rating List will be used for this tournament. CCA Minimum Ratings may also be used at the Director9s discretion. 


     Two separate sections.


      1). Open Section, open to all.


 1st - $500, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $100,

 Top scorer, Under 2000 or Unrated: $160,

Top scorer, rated Under 2000: $150,

Top scorer, rated Under 2000: $140.


     2). Under 1800 Section, open to players rated Under 1800, or unrated players.


 1st - $400, 2nd - $200, 3rd - $100,

($100 Under 1800 prize limit to Unrated Players) 

 Top scorer, rated Under 1600: $105,

  Top scorer, rated Under 1400: $95

On-site registration ends 10:30 am.

Game times:  11 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 5:30 pm & 7:30 pm

      Limit of two half-point byes (must commit before 1:30 pm). Re-entry: $30.

     Mail entry fee: $56 per player if postmarked by 6/8/07.

     Mail entries (list name, USCF ID#/expiration, June rating, address and section) by 6/08/07 (and make checks payable) to: Chess Center of New York P.O. Box 4615 New Windsor, NY 12553


   Online entries (see above): $54 thru 6/13.

      Phone entries: $60 per player thru 6/13: 845-569-9969 (entries or questions), or 406-896-2191 (credit card entries only, no questions).

     All entry fees $65 per player at site.

     ALL ENTRY FEES $20 LESS to rated players who enter the Greater NY Junior Chess Championship (1-Day Schedule) on Sunday, June 17! 

     ALL ENTRY FEES $20 LESS to Unrated players (only players with 3 games or less are unrated)!

       Entry fee refunded, less $5 service charge, to players who notify us that they will withdraw from the tournament by June 13th. $10 service charge for each player refund requested after June 13 up until 30 minutes before round. N0 REFUNDS IF LESS THAN 30 MINUTES BEFORE GAME TIME. NO REFUNDS TO PLAYERS WHO LOSE BY FORFEIT (no-shows)! To withdraw from tournament before 8 pm June 13, call 845-569-9969 or email (chesscentr@aol.com)-- NO EMAIL AFTER June 14!

    To withdraw after June 14, call the New Yorker Hotel, beginning late Friday afternoon, at 212-971-0101 (ask for "Chess Tournament"), or 845-569-9969, and BE SURE TO SPEAK TO THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR-- DO NOT LEAVE A MESSAGE WITH THE OPERATOR, because these are often not delivered in time to prevent your losing by forfeit!



     Greater New York BUGHOUSE CHAMPIONSHIP:  8 pm Saturday!!





Fine Selection of Chess Books, Software and Equipment

Will Be Available From Tri-State Chess! 

Name Sales End Price
Regular Online Entry Fee Thru June 13th   Ended $54
Unrated Player Discount Entry Fee   Ended $34
USCF Regular Adult Membership, includes 12 monthly issues of "Chess Life" magazine ** DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRY FEE TO TOURNAMENT!! **   Ended $49
USCF Young Adult Membership, age 24/below, includes 12 monthly issues of "Chess Life" magazine ** DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRY FEE TO TOURNAMENT!! **   Ended $25
USCF Scholastic Membership, age 12/below, includes 6 bimonthly issues of "Chess Life for Kids" magazine ** DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRY FEE TO TOURNAMENT!! **   Ended $17
USCF Youth Membership, age 15/below, includes 6 bi-monthly issues of "Chess Life" magazine ** DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRY FEE TO TOURNAMENT!! **   Ended $19
USCF Senior Membership, age 65/over, includes 12 monthly issues of "Chess Life" magazine ** DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRY FEE TO TOURNAMENT!! **   Ended $36

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