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WORLD OPEN SIDE EVENTS ON ICC

 

July 3-5, 2020

All tournament entries include a free two month membership in ICC.

See bottom of page for what to do after registration.
 

JULY 3: 32nd annual World Open Blitz Championship
15SS, G/3+2, at Internet Chess Club. $6000 guaranteed prizes. In 2 sections: Major Section: Open to 1900/above. $1000-600-400-300-200, top USCF U2400 $400-200, U2200 $320-160. Under 2000 Section: $600-400-200-100, top U1800 $300-150, U1600 $250-120, U1400 $200-100, unrated limit $200. Entry fee at chessaction.com: $57 by 7/1, $80 by 6 pm EDT 7/2, no entry after 6 pm EDT 7/2. GMs $50 from prize. Log in to play.chessclub.com/cca 30 minutes before game; play begins 12 noon EDT, 11 am CDT, 10 am MDT, 9 am PDT. Ends about 4 pm EDT. One or two half point byes available, must be claimed with registration. Online Blitz rated (will not affect regular OTB ratings); but regular OTB ratings used for pairings  & prizes. $15 service charge for refunds. WARNING: YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN WHEN PAIRINGS ARE ISSUED, OR YOU WILL NOT BE PAIRED.
 

JULY 4: World Open G/45 Championship
5-SS, G/45+10, at Internet Chess Club. $4000 guaranteed prizes. In 3 sections. Premier Section: Open to 2000/above. $600-400-300-200-100, top USCF U2300 $200-100. Under 2100 Section: $360-240-120-80, top U1900/Unr $200-100. Under 1700 Section: $250-150-100-50, top U1500 (no unr) $160-80, top U1300 (no unr) $140-70.  Entry fee at chessaction.com: $47 by 7/2, $70 by 6 pm EDT 7/3, no entry after  6 pm EDT 7/3. GMs $40 from prize. Log into play.chessclub.com/cca 30 minutes before game; rounds EDT 11-1:30-4:00-6:30-9, CDT 10-12:30-3-5:30-8, MDT 9-11:30-2-4:30-7, PDT 8-10:30-1-3:30-6. One or two half point byes available, must be claimed with registration. Online Regular rated (will not affect regular OTB ratings), but regular OTB ratings used for pairings & prizes. $15 service charge for refunds. WARNING: YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN WHEN PAIRINGS ARE ISSUED, OR YOU WILL NOT BE PAIRED.
 

JULY 5: 28th annual World Open G/10 Championship
9SS, G/10+3, at Internet Chess Club. $4000 guaranteed prizes. In 2 sections. Major Section: Open to 1900/above. Prizes $600-400-300-200-100, top USCF U2400 $260-130, U2200 $240-120. Under 2000 Section: $400-200-120-80, top U1800 $220-110, U1600 $200-100, U1400 $150-70. Entry fee at chessaction.com: $47 by 7/3, $70 by 6 pm 7/4, no entry after 6 pm EDT 7/4.. GMs $40 from prize. Log into play.chessclub.com/cca 30 minutes before game; play begins 12 noon EDT, 11 am CDT, 10 am MDT, 9 am PDT. Ends about 5:30 pm EDT. One or two half point bye available, must be claimed with registration. Online Quick-rated (will not affect regular OTB ratings), but regular OTB ratings used for pairings & prizes. $15 service charge for refunds.
WARNING: YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN WHEN PAIRINGS ARE ISSUED, OR YOU WILL NOT BE PAIRED.

 

WHAT TO DO AFTER REGISTRATION:

  1. At chessaction.com, go to the row for the tournament and click on "entry list" to make sure you are listed. If not, notify us at director@chess.us.
     
  2. If you are a current ICC members with a user name linked to your USCF ID number (like those who have played in our online tournaments), you are all set. If not, go to register.chessclub.com/cca to register with ICC. If you are unable to register, contact director@chess.us.
     
  3. Read the rules posted HERE.
     
  4. Log into Zoom.  Instructions HERE
     
  5. 30 minutes before play begins, log into play.chessclub.com/cca, wait for any messages, and wait for your pairing to pop up when play is about to begin. DO NOT LOG OFF or you may not be paired.

 

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