Open Section September 15-19: 9-SS, G/90 +30. GM & IM norms possible.
Under Sections September 16-19 or 17-19: 7-SS, G/90 +30 (3-day round 1 G/45 +10).
Mixed Doubles: best male/female combined 2-player team score: 1000-500-200. Average rating below 2200; teammates may play in different sections; only rounds 1-7 count for Open Section
Register at chess.vegas/register. Onsite registration ends 1 hour before round 1. Late entries may receive a half point bye in round 1.
Half point byes (limit 4) available in any round if requested at least 2 hours before the round; Sunday byes must be requested before the start of round 4 and may not be cancelled.
All sections are USCF Rated (membership required). Top 2 sections are FIDE rated.
Chess sets and boards provided for tournament play only, not for skittles. Please bring increment capable digital chess clocks!
Covid Protocols will be in effect. Masks are required for all players, spectators, and staff.
Brought to you by the organizers of the Las Vegas International Chess Festival. Contact us at (702) 930-9550 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino 3700 W Flamingo Rd Las Vegas. Use the link chess.vegas/rio2021 for discounted rates of $70/night ($97 Friday & Saturday). The resort fee is $15/night – discounted from $35. Reserve before September 7th.