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10th Annual Southern Class Championships

Submitted by Patzer24 on 2/26/12, 2:22 PM.

10th Annual Southern Class Championships

Start Date/Time:
End Date/Time: Apr 1, 2012

   Wyndham Orlando Resort
   8001 International Drive
   Orlando, FL, 32819
   United States

Map it!

10th annual


March 30-April 1 or March 31-April 1, 2012
At Wyndham Orlando Resort- popular site with low room rates!
APRIL official USCF ratings used.

March 30-April 1 or March 31-April 1                                                              Florida
        Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 40 (enhanced)
10th Annual Southern Class Championships. 5SS, 40/2, SD/1, d/5 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/75, d/5), Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando FL 32819. Free parking.  Prizes $14,000 based on 200 paid entries (re-entries and $50 off entries count half), $10,500 (75% of each prize) minimum guaranteed.

5 seconds delay will be used, but there will be no 5 minute deduction from clocks.

In 7 sections:
       Master Section
(2200/up):  $1200-600-400-300, clear/tiebreak winner $100 bonus. FIDE rated.
       Expert Section
(2000-2199): $1000-500-300-200.
       Class A Section (1800-1999/Unr): $1000-500-300-200.
       Class B Section
(1600-1799/Unr): $1000-500-300-200, unrated limit $650.
       Class C Section (1400-1599/Unr): $
1000-500-300-200, unrated limit $500.
       Class D Section (1200-1399/Unr):
$800-400-300-200, unrated limit $350.
       Class E Section (Under 1200/Unr):
$800-400-300-200, unrated limit $200.
       If unrated prizewinner
is limited, balance goes to next player(s) in line.
       Rated players may play up one section. 

Entry fee: 3-day $98, 2-day $97 if check mailed by 3/23, all $99 online at by 3/27, $105 phoned to 406-896-2038 by 3/27 (entry only, no questions), $120 (no checks, credit cards OK) at site. Credit card entries not accepted by mail. GMs free; $90 deducted from prize.  

Entry fee in Class E Section for Under 1000 or unrated: All $50 less.

All sections: Special 1 year USCF dues with paper magazine if paid with entry. online at, Adult $30, Young Adult $20, Scholastic $15.  Mailed, phoned or paid at site, Adult $40, Young Adult $30, Scholastic $20. Re-entry $60; not available in Master Section.

3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 6 pm, rounds Fri 7 pm, Sat 11 am & 6 pm, Sun 10 am & 4:15 pm.
2-day schedule:
Reg ends Sat 10 am, rounds Sat 11 am, 2:30 pm & 6 pm, Sun 10 am & 4:15 pm.
Half point byes OK all, limit 2, Master Section must commit before rd 2, others before rd 3.

Hotel rates: $81-81 plus resort fee (currently 7.5%), 1-800-421-8001, 407-351-2420; reserve by 3/16 or rate may increase.

Car rental:
Avis, 800-331-1600, AWD D657633, or reserve car online through

Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied.

APRIL official USCF rating list used.  Foreign player rating info.

Continental Chess, Box 249, Salisbury Mills NY 12577. $15 service charge for refunds. No smoking. Questions:,, 845-496-9658. Advance entries posted at Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix Points available.

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