• Sections & Prizes

    Sections are based on September USCF Published rating:
    1299-1000, 999-700, 699-400, u400

    Trophies to:
    Top 20 players with winning record
    Top 5 Clubs & Top 5 Schools in each section
    Min 2/team, top 4 player count.
    Medals to others.
    Grade K-12 only.
  • Schedule & Fees

    Time Control: 5 rounds of G/30 d5
    Game in 30 minutes with 5 second delay

      Registration Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
    All sections Sat 10-10:30am Sat 11am Sat 12:30pm Sat 2pm Sat 3:30pm Sat 5pm

    Max 1/2-point bye must commit before 2nd round starts.
    Entry Fees: $40
    After 8/29 & onsite: $50
    Play-up: +$10
    Play-up fee applies if playing in a higher section than your rating in Sept 2019 supplement.
    Sept 2019 supp and TD discretion will be used to place players.
    Refund fee: $10
  • Location & Accomodation

    Tournament site:
    Santa Clara Convention Center
    5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (map)
    Free Parking
    Accessible by VTA, ACE