22nd Annual U.S. Amateur Team West

February 19-21, 2005

Norwalk Marriott

13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, California 90650.

6-SS, 40/2, SD/1

Open to teams of four players plus optional alternate. Average rating of four highest rated players must be under 2200. Rating difference between 3rd and 4th players may not exceed 1000 points.

Prizes: Trophy and four chess clocks to: Top 3 teams; Top teams rated Under 2100, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400/unrated.
Trophies (1 large, 4 small) to top College, Industrial, and Junior (under age 18) teams.
Clocks to top scorers on each board (1-4 and Alternate), plus any perfect score.
Gift certificates for Best Team Name (1st and 2nd).

Help in forming teams: Teamhelp@scchess.com. Or, go to our on-line entry page and enter individually, and you will be placed on a team.
 Looking for a player?
       Try our Bulletin Board to find players seeking a team -- or a team seeking players!
       Click here for a list of California players in the December 2004 Annual List, in rating order (Excel format).

Entry Fee: $108 per team if received by February 17, $128 at door. Junior (under age 18): $80 per team by Feb. 17, $100 at door. Individual entry: $27. USCF membership required.

Registration: 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. Rounds: 11-6, 11-6, 10-4:30.

Hotel rates: $69!. 562-863-5555, mention chess. Reserve by Feb. 5 or rates may go up. Be sure to mention chess! Free parking!.