Eeek! Paying more is scary!

Sign up before prices go up after November 1, 2018 for the 2018 American Open Scholastic Tournament and November 10 for the Main Tournament.

SCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT

Booster: $50
(Late Registration – November 2-21: $60; On-Site: $70)

Junior Varsity: $60
(Late Registration – November 2 – 21: $70 On-site: $80)
Players who register on-site will get a half-point bye for Round 1.

Varsity: $70
(Late Registration -November 2 – 21: $80; On-site: $90)
Players who register on-site will get a half-point bye for Round 1.

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MAIN TOURNAMENT

$185 until November 10, 2018
$200 Late registration November 11 – November 21, 2018
$220 ON-Site Registration, Thursday, November 22 and after

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And, don’t forget about our Side Events. We have the Blitz Tournament on Saturday night and the Action Tournament starting Sunday morning. The entry for each is $35 ($50 onsite).

Click here to register.

Registration is Now Open for the 2018 American Open Presented by ChessPalace

Are you ready for the American Open?

ChessPalace is pleased to announce that registration for our annual chess tournament, the American Open, is now available at http://www.americanopen.org. For our 54th year, ChessPalace will once again host our 2018 American Open chess championship at sunny Southern California. There will be two concurrent tournaments: the Main Tournament and the Scholastic Tournament, and two side events: the Blitz and the Action.

The 54th American Open will be held at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, located at 3050 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. The event will take place on Thursday, November 22 to Sunday, November 25, 2018.

Early bird entry fee is now available for a limited time. This is the only time to get the lowest entry fee for the Main Tournament and the Scholastic Tournament, so don’t miss out.  Sign up by August 31, 2018 to save! Register through Eventbrite

Entry Fees:

Main Tournament – $185 by November 10, 2018 ($150 by 8/31)
Scholastic Tournament -by November 1, 2018Capture

    • $70 Varsity ($60 by 8/31)
    • $60 Junior Varsity ($50 by 8/31)
    • $50 Booster ($40 by 8/31)

Blitz – $35 by November 21, 2018
Action -$35 by November 21, 2018

For more information, visit our website at http://www.americanopen.org.

$1500 Fun-d!

The 2017 American Open Blitz Tournament this Saturday, November 25, 2017 has a $1,500 prize fund, guaranteed!

Here are the details:Blitz clock pic
1st – $250, 2nd – $150, 3rd – 100,
U2300 1st – $115, 2nd – $60,
U2100 1st – $110, 2nd – $55,
U1900 1st – $200, 2nd – $100, 3rd – $50,
U1700 1st – $110, 2nd – $55,
U1500 1st – $70, 2nd – $35,
U1300 – $40

Rounds: 5 round double swiss , G/5; d0.
Site: Hilton Costa Mesa. 3050 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Registration ends on Saturday 9 pm.
EF: $35 by Nov. 22. $50 11/23 and after including onsite.
Rounds: 9:30 pm -10-10:30-11-11:30.
Info: 714-899-3421, play@americanopen.org.
Register online to reserve your spot to play for a chance to win! http://americanopen.org/sideevents/registration

See you there!