43rd Peoples Tournament
A Heritage Event
July 20-22 or 21-22, 2018
Keeping it in Berkeley!
returning the heritage site of:
University of California Berkeley - the Pauley Ballroom (map)
2495 Bancroft Way $4500, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720
Prizes: $10,000 - 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 1200, please consider the Young Peoples Tournament on July 21 (see details).
Prize Fund $10,000 b/197 (60% guaranteed) - GPP 50 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) $800 $500 $200 $100 $100 C (1400-1599) $800 $500 $200 $100 $100 DEu (u1400) $600 $300 $100 u1600: $400 300 100
July 2018 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: 6SS x 40/120 SD/30 d5
2-day: 3SS x G/61 d5 + merge
Merge before Round 4. All compete for the same prizes.
Please note that the number of rounds increased from last year!
Registration Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 3-day Schedule Fri 10-10:30a Fri 11p Fri 5p Sat 10a Sat 4:30p Sun 10a Sun 3:30p 2-day Schedule Sa 8-8:30a Sat 9a Sat 11:30a Sat 1:50p Sat 4:30p Sun 10a Sun 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 7/13 Late Fee: Add 25
Play-up 1 section: 30
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 2018 supplement.
IM/GM Free before 7/7 (EF subtracted from prize)
TDs and OrganizersTournament Directors:
Senior TD Richard Koepcke, Senior TD Abel Talamantez
Organizer (Contact organizer)
Dr. Judit Sztaray
Location & AccomodationTournament site:
University of California Berkeley - Pauley Ballroom
Minor Lane, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 (map)
Accomodation - TBA