Upcoming Southern California Events
The events listed below are upcoming events in the southern California area that meet the following criteria: the event has a TLA in USCF's Chess Life, masters are eligible to play, the event requires SCCF membership or offers a discount to SCCF member. For questions about these rules write here. To submit a SCCF TLA, email here.
Pacific Southwest Open
Irvine. Show/hide TLA...
Site: HILTON IRVINE/ORANGE COUNTY AIRPORT, 18800 MACARTHUR BLVD, IRVINE CA 92612
Prizes/Sections: $10,000 prize fund (100% Guaranteed)
5 round Swiss, 6 Sections, G/90 +30 second increment per move
Open Section: $1,600-1,000-600-300-100; U2300 $400-200
U2200, U2000, U1800 Sections: all $700-300-200-100
U1600 Section: $600-300-200
U1400 Section: $300-200, U1200 $200-100
Plus Book Prize for best unrated player in each section, if any
Onsite Registration: 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM on Friday night 7/07/17
Or enter online at www.scchess.com or mail to SDCC, POB 120162, San Diego 92112.
SCCF membership is required for all So. Calif. residents ($18 Adult/$13 Junior or $3 Jr. w/o magazine)
Rounds: 8:00 PM Friday, 10 AM & 3 PM on Saturday & Sunday
Entry Fee: $100 in advance (paid by 7/01/17), or $120 on day of event, early bird rate $90 if paid by 5/31/17. GM, IM, WGM, WIM are all free, but $100 deducted from any prize won. Special rate if U1400 or unr: $60. Unrated can only win book prizes.
Byes: One ½ point bye okay, must commit before Round 4.
HR: $129, see www.hiltonirvineorangecounty.com or call 800-445-8667, book rooms by 6/15/17 or rates will likely increase.
More Info: Chuck Ensey at (858) 432-8006, or email email@example.com
This event is not FIDE rated. No “fast” section or re-entries.
State Championship Qualifier
Rated Blitz Event: July 8 at 8 PM, 8 rounds, G/5, d2 with 2 sections: Open, and U1800, $20 entry fee, 100% prize payout minus rating fee
Pacific Coast Open
Ontario. TLA here