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3rd Annual Washington International

From Saturday 09 August 2014 -  11:00am
To Thursday 14 August 2014 - 03:00pm
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3rd Annual Washington International

August 9 - 14, 2014
Rockville, Maryland

9-round Swiss, 40/100, SD/30, 30/incr

 

Playing Site
Rockville Hilton
1750 Rockville Pike; Rockville, Maryland 20852; United States

301-468-1100

 

Come play in what we believe are the best playing conditions in the US!

1st Washington International Results

2nd Washington International Results

  • GM Yuniesky Quesada Perez (CUB) won the 2nd Washington International with a score of 7/9. Two GM and two IM norms were earned at the tournament. See the final report
  • Player feedback was again overwhelmingly positive.

New this Year

  • Lower room rate on Friday and Saturday nights
  • Limited number of minimum prizes for US GMs

Continuing Tournament Features

  • Limited number of minimum prizes for all non-US players
  • Clocks, sets and boards are provided for everyone
  • Free Continental breakfast before all morning rounds
  • Minimum 2100 FIDE or 2200 USCF rating to play in A section
  • $99/weeknight room rate, $50 discount on EF if staying at Hilton, Reserve a room
  • Hotel next to DC Metro stop (Twinbrook)
  • Top boards will be broadcast live
  • Washington International Blitz Tournament on Friday evening
  • Free Internet in the sleeping rooms.
  • Three days of only one round per day, So you can rest, play in the blitz or rapid tournament, or tour Washington DC
  • $50 discount for players over age 50 in A section

A-Section (Minimum 2100 FIDE)

$18,000 in Guaranteed Prizes

Registered Players
Name Title Country
Sergei Asarov GM BLR
Josh Friedel GM USA
Mark Parauga GM PHL
Oliver Barbaoso GM PHL
Leon Piasetski IM CAN
Nikolay Andrianov IM RUS
Alfonso Almeida IM MEX
Roberto Martin del Campo IM MEX
Andrey Gorovets IM BLR

 

1st $4000
2nd $2000
3rd $1500
4th $1000
5th $900
6th $700
7th $600
8th $400
Under 2500 $1300-$650
Under 2400 $1200-$600
Under 2300 $1100-$550
Under 2200 $1000-$500

A limited number of minimum prizes are available to the first players to register in each category. Players must play all nine rounds to qualify for minimum prize.

1st 5 non-US GMs or IMs rated over 2400$3005

Category Minimum Number still available
  Prize
1st 5 non-US GMs, rated over 2500 $500 2
1st 4 US GMs, rated over 2400 $300 3
1st 5 non-US IMs, rated over 2400 $300 1
1st 5 non-US GM/IM/FM/WGM/WIM/WFM $200 5
1st 5 non-US FIDE rated $100 5

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.

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A-Section Entrance Fees

GMs, non-US IMs - Free
US IMs and WGMs - $199
FIDE above 2299 - $299
FIDE between 2200 and 2299 - $349
FIDE between 2100 and 2199 - $399
$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

Round Schedule for A Section

August 9 (Saturday) - August 11 (Monday) 11am and 6pm
August 12 and August 13 (Tuesday and Wednesday) - 6pm
August 14 (Thursday) - 11am

B-Section (Under 2201 USCF and Under 2200 FIDE, FIDE rated)

7SS, Same playing conditions and location as the A section.

$4,000 in Guaranteed Prizes

B Section Registered Players
Name Rating
1st $1500
2nd $700
3rd $400
1st Under 2000 $600
2nd Under 2000 $300
1st Under 1800 $500

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.

B-Section Entrance Fees

Early Entrance Fee - $249
$50 discount if staying at the Hilton
$20 more after 7/25/2013
$30 more after 8/5/2013
$40 more at-the-door

Registration

$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.

Round Schedule for B Section

August 9 (Saturday) - August 11 (Monday) 11am and 6pm
August 12 (Tuesday) - 6pm

Hotel Rates: $89/$99 per night!, Reserve a Room

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Parking Information

Parking is $5/night for overnight guests. It is free for day guests. You should validate your ticket at the front desk.

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Donate to the Washington International

Goal $10,000.00
Donated amount $1,120.70

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