Come play in what we believe are the best playing conditions in the US!
The International is the showcase event for the chess festival but there are several other events that players with less free time can play in:
FIDE ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. The default time for late arrival is 60 minutes but the Chief Arbiter may make exceptions in case of emergency. There is a limit of 3 1/2 point byes and you must request them before round 2.
We would like to thank the following donors for their generous support:
GM Anatoly MachulskyGM Sam PalatnikJohn D. Rockefeller V
GMs, non-US IMs, or FIDE above 2500 - Free Non-US FIDE rated, US IMs and WGMs, or FIDE above 2399 - $199 FIDE above 2299 - $299 FIDE above 2199 - $349 FIDE between 2100 and 2199 - $399 FIDE below 2100 and USCF above 2200 - $599 FIDE below 2100 and USCF of 2200 - $799 $50 discount on all entrance fees if staying at the Hilton $50 discount for all players born before 8/6/1963 $25 discount for all FMs, WFMs, WIMs, and non-US WGMs All $25 more after 6/6/2013 All $35 more after 7/21/2013 All $45 more after 8/3/2013 All $70 more at-the-door
USCF ratings will be used for pairings and prizes in the B section. The default time for late arrival is 60 minutes but the Chief Arbiter may make exceptions in case of emergency.
Early Entrance Fee - $249 $50 discount if staying at the Hilton $20 more after 7/21/2013 $30 more after 8/3/2013 $40 more at-the-door
$50 discount for players staying at the hotel Online registration is at http://www.washingtoninternationalchess.com Mail Registrations to: Maryland Chess Association c/o Mike Regan 1827 Thornton Ridge Road Towson, MD 21204 Mailed registrations should include name, FIDE rating, FIDE country.
August 6 (Tuesday) - August 8 (Thursday) 11am and 6pm August 9 (Friday) - 11am August 10 (Saturday) - 6pm August 11 (Sunday) - 11am
Wi-Fi is included with this special rate. Rooms are limited, so make your reservations early. Phone 301-468-1100. The organizer is Mike Regan. If you have any questions, email him at
Parking is $6/night for overnight guests. It is free for day guests. You should validate your ticket at the front desk.