2014 World Amateur Team & U.S. Team East

WORLD AMATEUR TEAM & U.S. TEAM EAST. 6SS, 40/2, SD/1. Parsippany Hilton

Number of participating teams -278

Number of participating players – 1173

Link to Results and Prizes

February 15 – 17

1 Hilton Ct., Parsippany,N.J. 07054. Chess Rate valid until 1/16. Reserve early 973-267-7373 or 1- 800-HILTONS. Morris/Essex train to Morris Plains 1.5 miles. Open to 4- player teams with one optional alternate. Team average (4 highest ratings—2014 January Rating list) must be under 2200.

EF: $160 postmarked by 2/5/14. ALL-$200 after or at door.—all teams, any changes at site $25 charge. FREE ENTRY TEAMS from West Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina. Check out official website www.njscf.org.

Prizes: 1-5th Place teams, plaque and 4 digital clocks

Top Team (Denis Barry Award) U2100, 2000, 1900, 1800, 1700, 1600, 1500, 1400, 1300, 1200, 1000 each plaque and 4 Digital Clocks

Top college team (same school) 4 Digital Clocks & plaque

Top HS team (grades 9-12 same school)

Top Middle School (grades 5-9 same school)

Top Elementary School (grades K-6 same school)

Top 2 Scholastic Teams (mixed schools okay) (Collins Award),

Mixed Doubles (2 males, 2 females-no alternates)

Seniors (all players over age 50), Military, each plaque & 4 Digital Clocks to top team

Company Team (same employer)

Family (4 family members)

State teams—CT, DE, MD, MA, NJ, NY (Benjamin Award), PA, VA, NC, RI each plaque top team

Special Plaque to Top College(NJ , NY, Pennsylvania)

Special Plaque Top High School NJ, NY, PA, Plaque

Top Coaches (four chess teachers)

Top Blind team

Top Future team, (all players under age 10)

Top Military College

Top New England team (mixed players CT, MA, ME, VT, NH, RI

Top Parent/Child (2 pairs, one parent, one child)

Top Historic Club (four members on team from Boylston, Franklin Mercantile, Marshall)

Best Player 1-4 and top alternate

All 6-0 scores each Digital clock

Biggest Individual upset each round Engraved Cross pen

Entry fee refunded to team with Best “Chess related” name

Sunday night– Best “Chess Related costumes or gimmick”—1st-gourmet dinner for four2nd—Gourmet dinner for 4.

Reg. 9-12 .Sat2/15: Rds. 1-7:30, 11-6, 9-3:30.

Special Events!! Surprises and special give-aways each round.

Sunday night—Bughouse $20 per team. Cash prizes.

HR: Parsippany Hilton NEWLY RENOVATED!, chess rates expire 1/16/2014. Rates $119 (up to 4 in room) 2nd hotel attached to Hilton also up to 4 in room $126 per night-Hampton Inn—includes breakfast for 4 each day. Valentines Blitz 2/14- 7pm. $20 entry fee 2 person team team—prizes per entries. FREE!Cake and Coffee for USCF 75th Diamond Anniversary.

For help forming teams and more information contact:noreen@deanofchess.com. Chks payable to NJSCF, mail by 2/05 to: E.Steven Doyle, 17 Stonehenge Road, Morristown, NJ 07960. (Include Team name, Captain, players full names, USCF Expiration, ID numbers and ratings in board order). No team can include more than two GM’s. Include SASE for confirmation if wanted, No registered or certified mail accepted. NS, NC, W