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maximum prize U1200 $300, U1500 $500, U1800 $700, EF: 4-day $129, 3-day $128, 2-day $127 mailed by 1/5, all $130 online at chesstour.com by 1/10, $135 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 1/10 (entry only, no questions), $150 at site. GMs free; $100 deducted from prize. EF $70 less to unrated in U1200 or U1500 section. All: Special 1 yr USCF dueswith paper magazine if paidwith 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. Re-entry (except Open) $60. Mailed EF $5 less to CalChess members. 4-day schedule: Late reg. ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 & 6, Sun 11 & 6,Mon 10 & 4:30. 3-day schedule: Late reg. ends Sat 10 am, rds Sat 11, 2:30 & 6, Sun 11 & 6, Mon 10 & 4:30. 2-day schedule: Late reg. ends Sun 9:30 am, rds Sun 10 am, 12 noon, 2 pm, 3:45 pm & 6 pm, Mon 10 am & 4:30 pm. No 2-day Open Section. Byes: OK all, limit 3, limit 2 in last 4 rounds; Open must commit before rd 2, others before rd 4. Unofficial uschess.org ratings usually used if oth- erwise unrated. Foreign player ratings: See chesstour.com. HR: $99-99-109, 925-827-2000, reserve by 12/30 or rate may increase. Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600, use AWD #D657633. Questions: chess- tour.com, DirectorAtChess.US, 845-496-9658. Ent: Continental Chess, c/o Goichberg, Box 661776, Arcadia, CA 91066. $15 service charge for refunds. Advance entries posted at chesstour.com. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Regional


Alabama Aug. 13, Chris Bond Memorial Classic - 7th Annual 4SS, TC: G/75. Frazer UMC, 6000 Atlanta Hwy,Montgomery, AL 36117. Open (PF $$b/25): $200-125-100-U1700: 100-U1200: 75; Rds.: 9, 11:30, 2:30, 5. EF: $30, if rcvd by AUG 6th; $10more at site. Scholastic: 5SS, TC: G/30. Premier (K-12; EF: $20; Rated); Novice (K-8; EF: $10; Not Rated), Trophy:Top 3. Rds.: 9:15-10:15-11:15-1-2. Late REG: AUG 13th at 8-8:40am. Checks payable to: Caesar Chess. ENT: Caesar Chess LLC, 4524 Southlake Parkway, Suite 34 - PMB 310, Birmingham, AL 35244. Info: CaesarChess@yahoo.com,www.AlabamaChess.com. Chess Magnet School JGP (G/75).


Sep. 16-18, 58th Annual Alabama State Chess Championship See Grand Prix.


Arizona


Oct. 7-9 or 8-9, CCA 8th annual Los Angeles Open (CA-S) See Grand Prix.


California Northern


Capital City Chess Club Monthly (Sundays) 4-ss (Var. 29L1), G/120. Open, One Section. LOCATION: Thee Upper Crust Pizza, 1200 "K" Street#10, Hyatt Regency Retail Plaza, Sacramento.


ENTRY: $25. GUARANTEED: 4 pts $100, 3.5 pts $75, 3 pts $50, 2.5 pts $25. ALL BYES: Half pt. BYES:TwoMax. RDS: Last Four Sundays at 1PM&You must be present at 12:45 PM of each round to be paired. REG.: 12- 12:45 PM. (FirstThree Rounds). INFO: John C. Barnard, (209)450-6133. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 12-14 or 13-14, 3rd annual Central California Open See Grand Prix.


Aug. 13, San Jose Quads Trophies: Players w/winning record. Check-in 4p. Games: 4:30-6:30p. 3xG/30. Chess Center, 1590 Oakland Rd., Ste B213, San Jose, CA 95101. EF: Pre-reg $25, Onsite $40. Info: BayAreaChess.com/kids. NS. NC.


Aug. 13, San Jose Swiss Trophies: Players w/winning record & teams with 2+ players. Medals to others. Games: 10a-2p. 3 Sections: u500, u900, 900+. u900: 5xg30, 900+: 4xg45. Chess Center, 1590 Oakland Rd., Ste B213, San Jose, CA 95101. EF: Pre-reg $33, Onsite $48. Info: BayAreaChess.com/kids. NS. NC.


Aug. 20, Pleasanton Quads Trophies: Players w/winning record. Check-in 4p. Games: 4:30-6:30p. 3xG/30. Hilton, 7050 Johnson Dr., Pleasanton. EF: $25 by Thu bef tour- ney, Onsite $41. Info: BayAreaChess.com/kids. NS. NC.


Aug. 20, Pleasanton $uperSwiss $1,000 b/44. 4SS G/60. Rds.: 10, 12:30, 2:45, 5. 2 Sec: 1700+, U1700. Hilton, 7050 Johnson Dr., Pleasanton. EF 2+ days bef tourn: $44, onsite: $60. Play-up:+$10. Info: BayAreaChess.com/reg. NS, NC,W.


Aug. 20, Pleasanton Swiss Trophies: Players w/winning record & teams w/ 2+ players. Games: 10a-2p. 3 Sec: U500, U900, 900+. U900: 5xG/30, 900+: 4xG/45. Hilton, 7050 Johnson Dr., Pleasanton. EF: $33 by Thu bef tourney, Onsite $49. Info: BayAreaChess.com/kids. NS. NC.


Aug. 27, Utah Amateur Championship (UT) See Utah.


Sept. 3-5 or 4-5, 2011 Labor Day Chess Festival See Grand Prix.


Sept. 10, San Jose Quads Trophies: Players w/winning record. Check-in 4p. Games: 4:30-6:30p. 3xG/30. Chess Center, 1590 Oakland Rd., Ste B213, San Jose, CA 95101. EF: Pre-reg $25, Onsite $40. Info: BayAreaChess.com/kids. NS. NC.


Sep. 10, San Jose Swiss Trophies: Players w/winning record & teams with 2+ players. Medals to others. Games: 10a-2p. 3 Sections: u500, u900, 900+. u900: 5xg30, 900+: 4xg45. Chess Center, 1590 Oakland Rd., Ste B213, San Jose, CA 95101. EF: Pre-reg $33, Onsite $48. Info: BayAreaChess.com/kids. NS. NC.


Sept. 24-25, Exchange Bank Open See Grand Prix.


Oct. 1, 2011 U.S. Game/60 Championship See Nationals.


Oct. 2, 2011 U.S. Game/30 Championship See Nationals.


Oct. 7-9 or 8-9, CCA 8th annual Los Angeles Open (CA-S) See Grand Prix.


Oct. 29-30, 2011 U.S. Junior Chess Congress See Nationals.


Dec. 26-29 or 27-29, 21st annual North American Open (NV) See Grand Prix.


Jan. 13-16, 14-16 or 15-16, 3rd annual Golden State Open See Grand Prix.


California Southern


LA CHESS CLUB www.LAChessClub.com. Saturdays: 10AM-10 PM(Novice Class & 3 Tournaments). Sundays: 12-6 & 1-4 PM (Beginner class&2 Tournaments) -Details on our web site. Tuesdays: 7:30-9:30 PM (Intermediate/Advance Lecture). 11514 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 * (310) 795-5710. (4 blocks 405 West, Santa Monica& Butler * 2nd Floor). Private (1:1) Lessons * Group Classes * Tournaments.


Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, LACC - Every Sunday Chess 4 Jrs 5 separate events - 2 Sections: 1000+ & U1000, 4SS, G/30. 11514 SantaMonica Blvd., LA, 90025, 2nd fl. 4 blocksW405. EF: $25 ($20 LACC memb, $10 off siblings, Free new LACC memb). Reg.: 12-1 pm. Rds.: 1, 2, 3, 4 pm; Prizes:Trophies (Top 3) &Medals (rest); each player receives a prize! Parking: Free at BoA and streets. Free snacks & free class (12- 1). Info: (310) 795-5710 or Mick@LAChessClub.com.


Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, LACC - August Friday FIDE 4SS, G/90+30 sec/move. 11514 Santa Monica Blvd., LA, 90025, 2nd fl. 4 blksW 405. EF: $40/$30. FIDE & USCF-rated. Reg.: 6-7 pm. Rds.: 7 pmeach Friday. Prizes: 80%collections. Parking: Free at BoA ($3 base- ment). Info: 310/795-5710. Mick@LAChessClub.com. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 6-7, San Diego County Championship See Grand Prix.


Aug. 6&7, 13&14, 20&21, LACC - Sat & Sun G/61 6SS, G/61. 11514 Santa Monica Blvd., LA. 2nd fl. EF: $45 ($35 memb). Reg.: 11-12 pm. Rds.: 12, 2, 4 pmeach day. Prizes: 1/2 collections. Park- ing: Free at BoA and streets ($3 basement). Info: 310/795-5710 or Mick@LAChessClub.com. Chess Magnet School JGP.


Aug. 6, 13, 20, LACC - 10 Blitz (G/5) Saturday Night (QC) 5DSS, G/5 (10 Games). 11514 Santa Monica Blvd., LA, 90025, 2nd fl. 4


8th annual LOS ANGELES OPEN


October 7-9 or 8-9, 2011 - $20,000 projected prizes, $16,000 minimum! 5 rounds at Sheraton Four Points LAX - $89 room rate, $5/day parking


5 round Swiss, 40/2, SD/1 (2-day


option, rds 1-2 G/75). Sheraton Four Points LAX, 9750 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90045.


Prizes $20,000 based on 230 paid


entries; min. guarantee $16,000 (80% each prize). Re-entries & $60 off entries count as half entries. In 6 sectons: Open:$2000-1000-600-400, clear or


tiebreak win $100 bonus, top Under 2400/Unr $600-300. FIDE rated, 100 GPP (enhanced). Under 2300: $1500-800-400-200,


top Under 2100 $500-250. FIDE rated. Under 2000: $1500-800-400-200,


top Under 1800 $500-250. Under 1700: $1300-700-400-200,


top Under 1500 $500-250. Under 1400: $1200-600-300-200,


top Under 1200 $400-200. Under 1000: $700-400-200-150, trophies to top 3, top U800, U600, Unr.


Unrated prize limits: U1000 $200,


U1400 $300, or U1700 $500. Top 5 sections entry fee: 3-day


$113, 2-day $112 mailed by 9/29, all $115 online at chesstour.com by 10/4, $120 phoned by 10/4 (406-896-2038, entry only, no questions), $130 at site (no checks, credit cards OK). Entry fee for all in Under 1000 or


unrated in Under 1400: all $60 less. Re-entry (except Open): $60. Special 1 year USCF dues with


paper magazine 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.


Unofficial uschess.org ratings


usually used if otherwise unrated. USCF membership required. SCCF membership ($18, jrs $10) required for rated So. Calif. residents.


3-day schedule: Reg. Fri to 6 pm,


rds Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 am & 6 pm, Sun 10 am & 4:15 pm. 2-day schedule: Reg. Sat to 10


am, rds Sat 11 am, 2:30 pm & 6 pm; Sun 10 am & 4:15 pm. Half-point byes OK all (limit 2);


Open must commit before round 2, other sections before round 3.


All: Bring sets, boards, clocks if


possible. JGP. Carrental:800-331-1600,useAWD


D657633 or reserve at chesstour.com. Entry: Continental Chess, PO Box


249, Salisbury Mills NY 12577. Hotel rates: $89-89, 800-529-4683,


310-649-7025, reserve by 9/24 or rate may increase Optional entry form faces inside


back cover, or see entryblank.com. $15 service charge for refunds. Advance entries posted at chesstour.com.


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