2014 Bay Area Named Championship Series
@ Bay Area Chess Center, 1639A South Main St, Milpitas, CA 95035 (map)
IM W. John Donaldson Championship: August 8-10 or 9-10
GM Samuel Shankland Championship: October 10-12 or 11-12
Winter Championship: December 19-21 or 20-21
GM George Koltanoswski Summer Championship: June 27-29 or 28-29
NM Michael Aigner Championship: April 4-6 or 5-6
FM Eric Schiller Championship: March 14-16 or 15-16
If you want to get to the top, this can prepare you for the final leg of the journey starts to a titled player...
Let the journey continue!
You may participate in any of these events... there are discounts for registering for two or more of the following events...
Tip: This is best suited for players who prefer long time controls.
Sections & Prizes
$5,000 b/89 entries - 70% guaranteed!
GPP 40 (Enhanced)
1st 2nd 3rd Class Prizes 1st 2nd 3rd MX (2000+) FIDE $1,000 $500 $200 under 2300> $250 $125 $100 AB (1600-1999) $700 $300 $100 under 1800> $200 $100 CDEu
(under 1600 & unr)
$700 $300 $100 under 1400>
Unrated players prize capped at $100, except Open section.
FIDE rated rounds: only those with G/90+30s time control will be submitted to FIDE.
Time control & ScheduleTime Control:
3-day: 6SS G/90 +30
for u1600: G/90 d5
2-day: Rds 1-3: G/70 d5, Rds 4-6: G/90 +30
Section Option Registration Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 MX (2000+)
Fr 6-6:45p Fr 7p Sa 9a Sa 1:20p Su 9a Su 1:30p Su 6p 2-day
(Rds 1-3 G/70 d5)
Sa 8-8:45a Sa 9a Sa 11:50a Sa 2:40p CDE
Fr 6-6:45p Fr 7p Sa 9a Sa 1:20p Su 9a Su 1p Su 5p 2-day
(Rds 1-2 G/70 d5)
Sa 8-8:45a Sa 9a Sa 11:50a Sa 2:40p
FeesEntry Fee: 89 at least 3 days before the tourney (Econ EF: 69 with 2/3 prize)
Less than 3 days before the tourney +20
Rated 2250+ $0 w 10 days prior (prize - EF)
Discounts based on # of tourneys: 2=$5 3=$10 4=$20 5=$30 6=$40...
[Members get more discount online]
Organizers and TDsMain TDs: National TD Tom Langland, Sr. TD Jordan Langland, Sr. TD Dr. Salman Azhar, Justin Easterday, Dr. Judit Sztaray
Other TDs: Aamir Azhar, Archit Dasika, Pranav Kakulamarri, Steele Langland, John McCumiskey, Alekhya Nandula, Ram Nandula, Rishab Raj, Arvaind Sankar, Sankar Swaminathan, Vikram Vasan, and others.