May 27-29 73rd Annual US Amateur East Championship

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!
May 27-29 or 28-29, New Jersey
73rd Annual US Amateur East Championship
6-SS, 40/2 d5, SD-1. Hyatt Morristown, 3 Speedwell Ave., Morristown, NJ
07960. For chess rate ($124 per night), details at www.njscf.org or call
Phone: 973-647-1234, mention NJ Chess. Free parking, 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 28, 9:30-10:45 am. Rounds:
12-6:15, 11-5:15, 9-3:15. 2-Day Registration: Sunday, May 24, 8:30-9:30
am. 2-day Schedule: First 3 games, May 29, 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. Byes: 3 half-point byes allowed in rounds 1-5 if requested before
round 2. Sets and clocks NOT provided. Entries to: Aaron Kiedes, 4
Seymour Terrace, Hackettstown, NJ 07840. Call 973-343-3260 for information
or email akiedes@gmail.com. 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 4-15-17 until 5-25-17 at midnight. W.