Sept. 1-3 or 2-3 70th Annual New Jersey Open Championship

A Heritage Event!

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

Sept. 1-3 or 2-3   70th Annual New Jersey Open Championship

US Chess Grand Prix Points: 60

All Prizes Guaranteed!! 6-SS, 40/2,d5, SD/1. Headquarters Plaza Hyatt, 3 Headquarters Plaza, Morristown, NJ 07960. (973) 898-9100. A luxury hotel including spa. Free parking. Chess rate ($129/night) https://book.passkey.com/go/NJChess2018  . Room block expires on 8/1. Short walk to train station with service to New York and Philadelphia (via Newark). 5 minute walk to many restaurants and shopping.

In 3 sections, Open Section, Under 2000, Under 1600. With 3 day and 2 day schedules.

Prizes: $1400, $1100, $900, $700, $600, Class Prizes: 2000 – 2399: $500, $300, $100; 2000 – 2199: $500, $300, $100;  Class Prizes: Top Senior (55+): 200; Trophy to NJ Champion. Under 2000 Section: $500, $300, $100, Class Prizes: Top Senior (55+): 200. Under 1600 Section: $500, $300, $100, Class Prizes: Top Senior (55+): 200, Top D, E & F: $200. $100 prize for best Open section game. $100 prize for best game in either Under 1800 or Under 1600 section

Early Entry Fee $68 if paid by 8/28. EF onsite is $90. $50 for re-entry. Make checks payable to NJSCF. Online registration is $70 at njscf.org until midnight on 8/31.

3 day reg at hotel: 9:00am-11:00am 9/2. 2 day reg at hotel: Sunday, 9/39-10am. 

Rounds: 3 day Saturday12:00 & 6:30pm, Sunday11am & 6pm, Monday9am & 3:30pm. Rounds: 2 day 1-2-3(G/60 d5) Sunday10:30am, 12:45pm and 3:00pm. 3 Day and 2 Day schedules merge in round 4. Entries to Noreen Davisson, 132 US 206, Flanders, NJ 07836.  Email noreenchess@gmail.com, phone (973)219-6877.  Entries should include name, USCF ID and expirations, mailing address, email address, phone, section and schedule desired and entry fee.