Class Warfare Championship
Nov 29/30 - Dec 1, 2019
Santa Clara Convention Center (map)
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Prizes: $12,000 - b/197 fully paid entries
80% guaranteed - GPP 60
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 BAC Thanksgiving Kids' Tournament
on Nov 29, Friday (BayAreaChess.com/tgs)
Sections & Prizes
$12,300 b/197 entries - 80% guaranteed!
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Class Master (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, FIDE) $1000 $500 $200 $100 BC (1500-1699) $800 $400 $200 $100 CD (1300-1499) $800 $400 $200 $100 DEu (u1300&unr) $700 $300 $200 $100
New & Unrated players prizes are capped at $200 in all sections except Open.
Nov 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.
FOR ALL PRIZES ABOVE $600, IF YOU ARE A NON-RESIDENT ALIEN, the organizer must withhold and send to the IRS 30% of your prize. If your country has a tax treaty with the United States and you have or obtain a US Social Security or Tax ID number, you may be able to avoid this withholding by submitting an IRS Form 8233 to the payer.
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.
Registration Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 3-day Schedule Fri 9-9:30a Fri 10a Fri 3:30p Sat 11a Sat 5p Sun 10a Sun 3:30p 2-day Schedule Sa 8-8:30a Sat 9a Sat 11:30a Sat 2p Sat 5p Sun 10a Sun 3:30p
Regular Entry: $119
Economy Option (not available for Open section): $99
After 11/22 & onsite: +$25
Play-up 1 section: $30
(only if within 200 rating points from the next section!)
Refund fee: $25
Re-entry fee: $60
Economy Option gets 50% of the calculated prize money.
Play-up fee applies if playing in a higher section than your rating in Nov 2019 supplement.
IM/GM Free by 11/14 (EF subtracted from prize)
TDs and OrganizersOrganizers: BayAreaChess
Email to the organizers
NTD Tom Langland, STD Jordan Langland and others