42nd Peoples Tournament
A Heritage Event
July 14-16 or 15-16, 2017
returning after last year's success to the heritage site of:
University of California Berkeley - The Faculty Club (map)
Minor Lane, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720
Prizes: $12,000 - GPP 50 enhanced - Jr Grand Prix
b/197 fully paid entries, 60% guaranteedThis tournament is best suited for adults and advanced youth (ratings 1000 & higher) who prefer long time controls. The time control for the main regular schedule is 5SS, 40/120 sd30 d5.
Youth (K-Gr12) rated under 1000, please consider the Young Peoples Tournament on July 16 (see details).
Prize Fund $12,000 b/197 (60% guaranteed) - GPP 80 Enhanced5 Sections based on rating
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Class Open (2000+, FIDE) $2,000 $1,000 $400 $200 u2300: $300, 100
A (1800-1999) $1,000 $500 $200 $100 $100 B (1600-1799) $1,000 $500 $200 $100 $100 C (1400-1599) $1,000 $500 $200 $100 $100 DEu (u1400) $800 $300 $100 u1600: $600 300 100
July 2017 Supp, CCA min & TD discretion will be used to place players accurately.
May two 1/2pt byes, Round 5 bye locked bef Rd. 1 starts.
Econ option must commit before the 1st round starts.
Schedule & Fees3-day: 5SS x 40/120 SD/30 d5
2-day: 2SS x G/61 d5 + merge
Merge in Round 4. All compete for the same prizes.
Registration Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 3-day Schedule Fri 6-6:30p Fri 7p Sa 11:30a Sa 5p Su 10a Su 3:30p 2-day Schedule Sa 9-9:30a Sa10a Sa 1p Sa 5p Su 10a Su 3:30p
Fees: !! Same as last year!!
Regular Entry: 99
Economy Option (not available for Open section): 79 with 50% of the calculated prize
After 7/9: Add 25
Play-up 1 section: 35
Refund fee: 25
Re-entry fee: $49
Economy Option pays 50% of the calculated prize money. The remaining amount goes back to the budget to offset Economy Fee Discount.
Play-up fee applies if playing in a higher section than your rating in July 2017 supplement.
IM/GM Free before 7/1 (EF subtracted from prize)
TDs and OrganizersTournament Directors:
Senior TD Richard Koepcke, National TD John McCumiskey
Organizer (Contact organizer)
Dr. Judit Sztaray
Location & AccomodationTournament site:
University of California Berkeley - The Faculty Club
Minor Lane, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 (map)
Accomodation - TBA