44th People's Tournament
A Heritage Event
July 19/20 - 21, 2019
Santa Clara Convention Center (map)
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Prizes: $10,000 - b/190 fully paid entries
60% guaranteed - GPP 40 Enhanced
The time control for regular schedule is 40/120 SD/30; d5.
This tournament is best suited for adults and advanced youth (ratings 1000 & higher) who prefer long time controls.
Youth rated under 1200, please consider Young People's Tournament
on Jul 20, Saturday (BayAreaChess.com/young)
Sections & Prizes
$10,000 b/190 entries - 60% guaranteed!
GPP 40 (Enhanced)
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Class Open (2000+, FIDE) $2,000 $1,000 $400 $200 $100 u2300: $300, 100
A (1800-1999, FIDE) $1,000 $600 $300 $100 $100 B (1600-1799) $800 $400 $200 $100 $100 C (1400-1599) $600 $300 $200 $100 $100 DEu (u1400) $500 $200 $100
New & Unrated players prizes are capped at $300 in all sections except Open.
July 2019 Supp, CCA min & TD discretion will be used to place players accurately.
Max two 1/2pt byes, Round 5 & 6 bye locked bef Round 1 starts.
Econ option must commit before the 1st round starts.
Schedule & FeesTime Control:
3-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 11a 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
Entry Fee: $109
Economy Option: $89
(not available for Open section or once capacity reached 75%)
Late Fee: $25
(Applied to entry fee on 7/17 if capacity has reached 85%)
Play-up 1 section: $30
(only if within 200 rating points from the next section!)
Refund fee: $25
Re-entry fee: $49
Onsite fee: $134
Economy Option gets 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 2019 Published Rating Supplement.
IM/GM Free before 7/5 (EF subtracted from prize)
TDs and OrganizersOrganizers: Dr. Salman Azhar
Email to the organizers
ANTD Richard Koepcke
Location & Accomodation
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (map)
Accessible by VTA, ACE
Group rate at various hotels:
Hilton Garden Inn San Jose/Milpitas
30 Ranch Drive, Milpitas, California 95035
Group Code: BAY719 --- $105/night - Cutoff date: 7/12