1000GM Silicon Valley Fall Super Swiss
Aug 31 - Sep 4, 2023
The Domain Hotel; 1085 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
SUPER SWISS STATUS GUARANTEED! - 12 GMs MINIMUM
The 1000GM Silicon Valley Fall Super Swiss will be held August 31 - September 4, 2023, in Sunnyvale, CA. This new event guarantees a “super swiss” format to satisfy multiple FIDE norm requirements and offers a $10,000 prize fund. There is a minimum rating requirement of 2000 FIDE. Free entry and Conditions are offered only to GMs.
August 31 to September 4, 2023
The Domain Hotel
1085 E El Camino Real
Call (408) 247-0800 and mention 1000GM chess rate to obtain discount.
Guests can also email [email protected] to book a room.
- Time Control: G/90; inc/30.
- 9 round Swiss tournament in 1 section. US Chess and FIDE-rated.
- Guaranteed “Super Swiss” Format
- FIDE now requires a 40+ player Swiss norm for GM, IM, WGM, WIM titles.
- Event will satisfy 1.43d “Super Swiss” foreigner requirement, making it more accommodating for players to earn norms
- Open to players currently rated 2000+ FIDE. No exceptions.
- Players may use any of the following to qualify:
- Current FIDE rating at the time of registration
- August 2023 FIDE rating
- Live ratings, US Chess ratings, and peak ratings are not considered.
$10,000 GUARANTEED IN PRIZES
$3000 – $1700 – $1300 – $1000 – $800 – $650 – $500 – $400 – $350 – $300
5-day Schedule Only, Aug 31 - Sep 4
Schedule: (all in Pacific Time)
- Opening Ceremony: August 31: 5:30 PM
- Round 1: August 31 1: 6 PM
- Round 2-3: September 1: 11 AM and 5 PM
- Round 4-5: September 2: 11 AM and 5 PM
- Round 6-7: September 3: 11 AM and 5 PM
- Round 8-9: September 4: 10 AM and 3:30 PM
- Closing Ceremony: September 4: 8:30 PM
GMs/Foreign 2300+: Free
Conditions available, please see section below for more information.
$200 deducted from prize if registered after Aug 1st
US IMs: $400
2300+ FIDE (Residing in CA): $750
2300+ FIDE (Not Residing in CA): $500
2200-2299 FIDE (Residing in CA): $900
2200-2299 FIDE (Not Residing in CA): $600
2100-2199 FIDE (All): $1000
2000-2099 FIDE (All): $1200
2000 - 2299 FIDE (Foreign federation): $400
Entry fees are based on FIDE ratings at the time of registration.
- conditions are available for all GMs and foreign IM/WGMs rated 2300+
- includes shared accommodation and cash in certain cases
- Contact [email protected] if you are interested in being a master,
RULES AND NOTES
- Before the event, withdrawals for paid entries will incur a $20 transaction fee until August 17. 50% refunds after August 17th until 2 hours before round 1.
- Confirmed conditioned players who withdraw (cancel) after August 1st may not be eligible for conditions in future 1000GM events.
- During the event, withdrawals must be submitted at least 90 minutes before the round.
- Players who forfeit a round (no show) or do not provide 90-minute notice to withdrawing will incur a $200 fine.
- Up to 4 optional half-point byes which must be requested before round 1.
- Norms and conditions not possible if taking a bye.
- Byes requested after the start of round one are zero-point byes.
- Boards, sets, clocks provided.
- By registering for or attending this event, players and guests grant permission to 1000GM to take and use photographs and video for purposes related to the event.
1000GM FAIR PLAY MEASURES
- No spectators are allowed in the playing area.
- Game broadcasts will be on a 15 minute delay
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