WHEN: April 27-28, 2019
WHERE: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
U8, U10, U12, U14, U16/18* in separate sections for Girls and Boys
All rated sections will be 6 Rounds, G/60;d5 – All players MUST be current USCF Members
Reserve Sections: SATURDAY ONLY
K-Gr4 under500 and K-Gr8 under800 Sections 5 rounds, G/30;d5 – All players MUST be current USCF Members
Age Cut-Offs: Age Cut-Offs: To qualify for an age section the player cannot have reached the age of that section before Jan 1st, 2019.
Example – to qualify for the U14 section the player cannot have reached 14 years of age before Jan 1st, 2019.
CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND TIMES: G/60;d5
4/27 * Round 1 @ 9:30am * Round 2 @ 12:30pm * Round 3 @ 3:30pm
4/28 * Round 4 @ 9:30am * Round 5 @ 12pm * Round 6 @ 2:30pm
RESERVE SECTIONS: G/30;d5 – SATURDAY ONLY
4/27 * R1 @ 9:30am * R2 @ 11am * R3 @ 12:30pm * R4 @ 2:00pm * R5 @ 3:30pm
4/26 – 6:30 pm Q & A and 25 board Simul against GM Susan Polgar @ BAC Chess Center in San Jose
4/27 – 5-5:30 pm Puzzle Competition (one section). Top 5 1000+ and Top 5 u1000 players will get trophies
4/27 – 5:45pm Blitz Tournament (one section). Top 5 players will get trophies
*These times may change depending on the conclusion of the regular rounds.
GM Susan Polgar – Will be available for autographs and photos
GM Daniel Naroditsky – Will be available for game analysis