VENUE

The SPFNO will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center on April 26-27, 2019.

The address of the venue is:
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara CA 95054 – Click here for Google map

All boards and chess sets will be provided by the tournament organizers. However, it is advised that your child bring his/her own chess clock if they own one.

Monroi and Plycount devices will be allowed and will NOT have to be checked in.  Anyone using eNotate (on a Dell or Windows Mobile) WILL have to check-in with Tom Langland even though it is also USCF approved. He may not approve the use of the device to some players.  Anything (clock or notation software) that runs on a phone will definitely NOT be allowed.

The Simul will be held at the BAC Chess Center in San Jose (2050 Concourse Drive #42, San Jose, CA 95131) Friday evening.
The Blitz Tournament and Puzzle Competition will be held at the event center Saturday evening.

If you have more question please email BayAreaChess at ask@bayareachess.com or call at 408-409-6596.

Parking – Free parking to the connected garage. Enter from Great America Parkway between the Hyatt and Techmark building.

Special Guest room rates at nearby Hotels

Biltmore Santa Clara – 3 minute driving
$99/night
Reserve at:  http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=2474656&hotelID=13370
To make reservation via phone, please call the hotel directly at (408) 988-8411 and mention the Booking ID #  36713 ( April) to get the special group rate.

Hilton Santa Clara – across the street
$179/night
Reserve at:  https://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/S/SJCSCHF-BCHES2-20190426/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

To make reservation via phone, please call the hotel directly at 1-866-288-4162 with group code BCHES2.