Playing SiteRockville Hilton1750 Rockville Pike; Rockville, Maryland 20852; United States301-468-1100
Come play in what we believe are the best playing conditions in the US! You can read an opinion of our tournaments on IM Akshat Chandra's blog.
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.
GMs, non-US IMs - Free US IMs and WGMs - $199 FIDE above 2299 - $299 FIDE between 2200 and 2299 - $324 FIDE between 2100 and 2199 - $374 $100 discount for all non-US FIDE rated players $50 discount on all entrance fees if staying at the Hilton $50 discount for all players born before 8/8/1964 All $25 more after 6/9/2014 All $35 more after 7/25/2014 All $45 more after 8/5/2014 All $70 more at-the-door
August 9 (Saturday) - August 11 (Monday) 11am and 6pm August 12 and August 13 (Tuesday and Wednesday) - 6pm August 14 (Thursday) - 11am
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 $50 discount for all players born before 8/8/1964 $20 more after 7/25/2013 $30 more after 8/5/2013 $40 more at-the-door
$50 discount for players staying at the hotel 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 9 (Saturday) - August 11 (Monday) 11am and 6pm August 12 (Tuesday) - 6pm
Rate is $89 on Friday and Saturday and $99 on weeknights. 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
Do not bring cellphones into the playing venue (playing room, halls outside playing room, smoking area, bathrooms, etc) according to FIDE rule 11.3.
Parking is $5/night for overnight guests. It is free for day guests. You should validate your ticket at the front desk.