2018 CaliforniaThis tournament is best suited for adults and advanced youth (ratings 1000 & higher) who prefer long time controls.
Class Warfare Championship
Nov 23-25 or Nov 24-25
Santa Clara Convention Center (map)
5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Prizes: $12,000 - GPP 50 enhanced - Jr Grand Prix
b/229 fully paid entries, 60% guaranteed
Youth (K-Gr12) rated under 1200, please consider the Kids side event on Friday, November 23 (see details)
Prize Fund $12,000 b/229 (60% guaranteed)6 Sections
2100+ (Open) and XA (1900-2099) Sections are FIDE rated!
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Class Prizes Open (2100+, FIDE) $2,000 $1,000 $500 $300 $100 u2300: $300, 100 XA (1900-2099, FIDE) $1,000 $500 $200 $100 $100 AB (1700-1899) $1,000 $500 $200 $100 BC (1500-1699) $800 $400 $200 $100 CD (1300-1499) $800 $400 $200 $100 DEu (under 1300
$700 $300 $200 $100
Nov 2018 Supp, CCA min & TD discretion will be used to place players accurately.
Max two 1/2-point byes, Rd 5&6 must commit before start of Round 1.
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
Both schedules merge in Round 4. All compete for the same prizes.
Registration Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 2-day Schedule Sa 8:30-9am Sa 9:30am Sa 12pm Sa 2:30pm Sa 5pm Su 10am Su 3:30pm 3-day Schedule Fr 9-9:30a Fr 10am Fr 3:30pm Sa 11am Sa 5pm Su 10am Su 3:30pm
Regular Entry: 119
Economy Option (not available for Open section): 99 with 50% of the calculated prize
After 11/15 and onsite: Add 25
Play-up 1 section: 25
Refund fee: 25
Re-entry fee: 60
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 the ratings supplement used for the tournament.
IMs/GMs Free before 11/10 (EF subtracted from prize)
TDs and OrganizersTournament Directors:
National TD Tom Langland - Senior TD Jordan Langland
Organizer (Contact organizers)
Dr. Judit Sztaray
Location & AccomodationTournament site: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (map)
Accessible by VTA, ACE
Reserve room NOW at Biltmore -coming soon
2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (map)
Reserve room NOW at Springhill Suites Marriott - coming soon
breakfast included! Must book by 8/20/2016
10 Skyport Drive, San Jose, CA 95110 (map)