May 26 – 28,74th Annual U.S. Amateur Championship

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Main Tournament:

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

MAY 26-28 OR 27-28   74th Annual U.S. Amateur East Championship

6-SS, 40/2 d5, SD-30. Hyatt Morristown, 3 Speedwell Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960. For chess rate ($129 per night base), details at www.njscf.org or book at https://aws.passkey.com/go/NJChessMay or call Phone: 973-647-1234, mention NJ Chess. Free parking during the day, public transportation to NYC, Philadelphia. Walking distance to 30 restaurants, shops and parks within 5 minute stroll. In 3 sections: Championship (under 2200); Reserve (under 1800); Booster (under 1400); 2-day and 3-day schedules available. 3-Day Registration: Saturday, May 26, 9:30-10:45 am. Rounds: 12-6:15, 11-5:15, 9-3:00. 2-Day Registration: Sunday, May 27, 8:30-9:30 am. 2-day Schedule: First 3 games, May 27, G/60 d5. Rounds: 10, 12:15, 2:30. All schedules merge in round 4. Prizes for each section: trophies to top 5 and top Senior 55/over and Juniors under 16 and 13. Additional Prizes–Championship Section: Trophies to top Under 2000, Under 1900, Under 1800. Reserve Section: Trophies to top Under 1600, Under 1500. Booster Section: Trophies to top Under 1200, Under 1100, Under 1000, Under 900, Under 800. EF: $49, if postmarked by May 16. EF at site $60 cash only. Byes: 3 half-point byes allowed in rounds 1-5 if requested before round 2. Sets and clocks NOT provided. Entries to Aaron Kiedes, 263 Acabonack Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 07422. Email akiedes@gmail.com for more information. Entries must include name, USCF ID and expiration date, mailing address, email address, phone number, Section and entry fee. Checks made out to NJSCF. No phone entries. Online entries $52 at www.njscf.org after 4-15-18 until 5-24-18 at midnight. W.

 Scholastic Event:

May 26, US Amateur K-8 East Under 1200 5-SS, G/30 d5. Hyatt Morristown, 3 Speedwell Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960. If staying, for chess rate ($129 per night base), details at www.njscf.org or book at https://aws.passkey.com/go/NJChessMay or call Phone: 973-647-1234, mention NJ Chess. Free parking during the day, public transportation to NYC, Philadelphia. walking distance, 30 restaurants, shops and parks within 5 minute stroll. In three sections: Under 1200, Under 900, Under 600. Trophies to Top Ten in each section. Others win chess medallions. Unrated may not win first place. Registration: Saturday, May 26, 11am -12noon. Rounds: 12:30pm, then ASAP, with lunch break after Round Two. EF: $30 if postmarked by May 16th. EF at site $40 cash only. One 1/2 point bye allowed if requested with entry fee. May Rating Supplement used. Entries: to Aaron Kiedes, 263 Acabonack Road Highland Lakes, NJ 07422. Email akiedes@gmail.com for more information. Entries must include name, USCF ID and expiration date, mailing address, email address, phone number, section, grade level and entry fee. Checks made out to NJSCF. No phone entries. Online entries $32 at www.njscf.org after 4-15-18 until 5-24-18 at midnight. W.