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See previous issue for TLAs appearingAugust 1-14 Sept. 20, New York


Grand Prix Points: 15 (enhanced) Marshall Masters! 4-SS, G/30. Third Tuesday of every month. Marshall CC, 23W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. Open to players rated over 2100 (plus all players scor- ing over 50% in any MCC Open or U2300 tournament since the prior month'sMasters). EF: $40,members $30, GM's free.Top three prizes guar- anteed. $$G: 250-150-100.Top U2400 andTop 2300 prizes. Special prize for biggest upset. Reg.: 6:15-6:45. Rds.: 7-8:15-9:30-10:45PM. One bye available (rd 1 or 4 only), request at entry.


Sept. 22, New York


Grand Prix Points: 10 (enhanced) 10 Grand Prix Points Tonight! 4-SS, G/30. Chess Center at the Marshall Club, 23West 10 St., bet. 5-6 Ave., NYC: 212-477-3716. EF: $35, Clubmembs $25, GMs free ($20 from prize), specified Greater NY Scholastic prizewinners free. $$560 b/32 paid entries (may be limited to 1st 36 to enter), top 2 Gtd: $$ 200-110- 50, Top U2200/unr $105, U2000 $95. Limit 2 byes (1 bye for U2000), commit by 8:15. Reentry $15. CCA ratings may be used. Class pairings OK rd. 4. Reg ends 10 min before game. Rds.: 7-8:15-9:30-10:45 pm. Phone entry often impossible!


A Heritage Event! Sept. 23-25 or 24-25, Georgia Grand Prix Points: 10 42nd Annual Southern Congress 5-SS, 30/90, SD/1. (2-day schedule Round 1 G/90). Atlanta Chess Cen- ter, 3155A East Ponce de Leon Ave., Scottdale, GA 30079. $4,000 b/89. $2,000 Guaranteed. In 5 sections: Open/Unr.: $600-400, u2200- $300- 200-100. Under 2000: $300-200-100. Under 1800: $300-200-100. Under 1600: $300-200-100. Under 1400: $250-150-100, u1200- $100. All: $59 3-day and $58 2-day if received by 9/21; $65 at site. GMs and Ims free. $60 deducted fromprize. Reentry: $35. Bye, all rounds, limit 2,must com- mit before 1st round. 3-day: Reg.: ends 7:15 p.m. Rds.: 7:45, 2-7:30, 10-3:30. 2-day schedule: Reg.: ends 9:30 a.m. Rounds: 1st at 10 a.m., then merges with 3-day. Info: (404)-377-4400 or atlantachess@yahoo. com. www.atlantachessclub.com. Enter: Same as above. NS. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Sept. 24, Connecticut


Grand Prix Points: 6 5th Saturday Open CH Booth Library, 25Main St., Newtown, CT 06470, 100 yds. south of Flag- pole on Rte.25. In 2 sections: Open: 3SS, G/60, Prizes: $200-100, Top U1900 $100; All Gtd.Multiple prizes are possible. Rds.: 10:15, 12:30, 2:45. Under 1600/Unr: 4SS, G/45, Prizes: $150-50,Top U1400 $50.More per entries. Unratedmay notwinmore than $50. Rds.: 10:15-11:45-1:30-3:15. EF: Both Sections: $25 if rec'd by 9/21, $35 at door. Reg.: 9:30-10:00 sharp. Ent: Glenn Budzinski, 1 Black Cherry Ln., Sandy Hook, CT 06482. Questions only: licensingagent@yahoo.com. May be limited to first 50 players. NS, NC,W.


Sept. 24-25, California, Northern


Grand Prix Points: 6 Exchange Bank Open Exchange Bank, 444 Aviation Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA 95403. 4 round Swiss, G/120. In 3 Sections, Open: $$GTD: $250-175. Reserve: Open to 1899 &under. $$GTD: $200-125. Booster: Open to 1499&under. $$GTD: $150- 100. Unr. must play in Booster Section. Unrated players winning prizes will only receive half of the prize. ALL: EF: $35 advance until 9/21, $45 at site. Reg.: 09/24 8:30am-9:30am. Rds.: Sat 10,3; Sun 10,3. ENT: Paul Stagnoli, 4233 Kintyre Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95409. INFO: (707) 478- 4385, paulgs@sonic.net. NS. NC.W. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Sept. 24-25, New York


Grand Prix Points: 10 (enhanced) Marshall September Grand Prix! 4-SS, 30/90, SD/1.Marshall CC, 23W. 10th St., NYC. 212 477-3716. EF: $50, members $30. $$625 Gtd: 275-150, U2200/unr. $105, U2000 $95. Reg. ends 15 min. before round. Rds.: 2 schedules: 2-day, Rds 12:30- 5:30PMeach day; 1-day, (Rds. 1-2 G/30) 10-11:15AM-12:30-5:30PMSun; bothmerge rd. 3. Limit 2 byes, request at entry. NO RE-ENTRY. FIDE (G/30 not FIDE ratable). Chess Magnet School JGP.


Sept. 30-Oct. 2 or Oct. 1-2, Texas


Grand Prix Points: 30 2011 U.S. Class Championships See Nationals.


Oct. 1, California, Northern


Grand Prix Points: 20 (enhanced) 2011 U.S. Game/60 Championship See Nationals.


Oct. 2, California, Northern


Grand Prix Points: 15 (enhanced) 2011 U.S. Game/30 Championship See Nationals.


Oct. 6-10, 7-10, 8-10, 6-9, 7-9 or 8-9, Virginia


Grand Prix Points: 200 (enhanced) 2nd annual Continental Class Championships MASTER, EXPERT, CLASS A, CLASS B END MONDAY, COLUMBUS DAY BUT CLASS C, D, AND E END SUNDAY. Master Section and Expert Section, Oct 6-10: 9SS, 40/2, SD/1. GM & IM norms possible in Mas- ter. Class A and Class B,Oct 6-10, 7-10 or 8-10: 7SS, 40/2, SD/1 (3-day option, rds. 1-2 G/75). Class C, Class D, and Class E, Oct 6-9, 7-9 or 8-9: 6SS, 40/2, SD/1 (2-day option, rds 1-3 G/60). Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202. Free shuttle to/from Reagan International Airport and Crystal City Metro station (contact hotel for schedule). Prizes $60,000 based on 380 paid entries (unrated in E or D, seniors, re-entries, GMs, IMs,WGMs, foreign FIDE rated players in Master count as half entries), else proportional, minimum $40,000 (2/3 of each prize) guaranteed. In 7 sections: Mas- ter, open to US players rated at least 2200 USCF or 2100 FIDE and


foreign players rated at least 2000 USCF or 1800 FIDE. $5000-2500-1500- 1000-700-600-500-500-400-400, clear or tiebreak first bonus $200, FIDE Under 2400/Unr $2000-1000. Free hotel roomto the highest FIDE rated foreign GM who enters by 9/6 and completes the tournament with no byes. GM& IMnorms possible, FIDE rated. Expert, open to USCF 1800- 2199. $3000-1500-1000-800-600-500-400-400. FIDE rated. Class A, open to USCF 1600-1999 or unrated. $3000-1500-1000-800-600-500- 400-400. Class B, open to USCF 1400-1799 or unrated. $3000-1500-1000- 800-600-500-400-400. Class C, open to USCF 1200-1599 or unrated. $2500-1300-900-700-600-500-400-400. Class D, open to USCF under 1400 or unrated. $2000-1000-800-600-500-400-300-300. Class E, open to USCF under 1200 or unrated. $2000-1000-800-600-500-400-300-300. Prize limits: 1) Playerswith under 26 lifetime games rated as of Oct 2011 official listmay not win over $800 in Class E or $1200 in Class D. Games rated too late for 10/11 list not counted. 2) If official rating was more than 30 points over section maximum on any USCF rating supplement 10/10-9/11, prize limit $1200. 3) Unrated (0-3 lifetime games rated) can- not win over $400 in E, $600 D, $900 C, $1200 B or $1500 A. Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if otherwise unrated. 4) Balance of lim- ited prize goes to next player(s) in line.Master Section EF: GMs, IMs, WGMs: free by 9/6, $30 online at chesstour.com by 10/3, $50 online or at site until 6 pm10/6; $150 deducted fromprize. Free entriesmust recon- firm entry online or in person on 10/6 by 6 pm. Foreign FIDE rated players: $75 online at chesstour.comby 10/3, $100 online or at site until 6 pm 10/6; $150 deducted from prize. Others: $225 if check mailed by 9/28 or online by 10/3, $230 phoned by 10/3 (406-896-2038), $250 until 6 pm 10/6 online or at site. Other sections EF: 5-day $195, 4-day $194, 3-day $193, 2-day $192 if checkmailed by 9/28 (note correction), all $197 online at chesstour.comby 10/3, $200 if phoned to 406-896-2038 by 10/3 (entry only, no questions), $220 online until 2 hours before round 1 or at site. No phone entry after 10/3. EF $100 less to rated seniors 65 or over in Expert or below. EF $120 less to unrated in Class D or E. Special 1 yr USCF dues with papermagazine if paid with entry: Online at chesstour.com, Adult $30, Young Adult $20, Scholastic $15. Mailed, phoned or paid at site, Adult $40, Young Adult $30, Scholastic $20. No checks at site, credit cards OK. Nomailed credit card entries. Re-entry: $100, no re-entry from Master Section to Master Section. 5-day Mas- ter or Expert schedule: Reg. ends Thu 6 pm, rds. Thu 7pm, Fri 12 & 7, Sat 11 & 6, Sun 11 & 6, Mon 10 & 4:30. 5-day Class A or B schedule: Reg. endsThu 6 pm, rds.Thu 7 pm, Fri 7 pm, Sat 6 pm, Sun 11 & 6, Mon 10 & 4:30. 4-day Class A or B schedule: Reg. ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 & 6, Sun 11 & 6,Mon 10 & 4:30. 3-day Class A or B sched- ule: Reg. ends Sat 10 am, rds Sat 11, 2:30 & 6, Sun 11 & 6, Mon 10 & 4:30. 4-day Class C, D or E schedule: Reg. ends Thu 6pm, rds. Thu 7 pm, Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 & 6, Sun 10 & 4:30. 3-day Class C, D or E sched- ule: Reg. ends Fri 11 am, rds. Fri. 12 noon & 7 pm, Sat. 11 & 6, Sun. 10 & 4:30. 2-day Class C, D or E schedule: Reg. ends Sat. 9 am, rds Sat. 10, 12:45, 3:15 & 6, Sun. 10 & 4:30. All schedules in Class A or below merge & compete for same prizes. Byes: OK all; limit 3 (limit 2 in last 4 rds), must commit before rd 3. Bring sets, boards, clocks if possible-


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