Open : 1st - 36% , 2nd - 24% , 3rd - 12% , 1st Under 2200 - 6%
Class A : 1st - 36% , 2nd - 24% , 3rd - 12%
Class B : 1st - 36% , 2nd - 24% , 3rd - 12%
Class C : 1st - 36% , 2nd - 24% , 3rd - 12%
Class D : 1st - 36% , 2nd - 24% , 3rd - 12%
Under 1200 : 1st - 36% , 2nd - 24% , 3rd - 12%
1st Under 700 - 6%
Four Round Swiss , (4SS)
Time Control : Game in 55 minutes with a
5 second delay (G/55;d5). Boards and sets
will be provided. No clocks will be provided.
Please bring your own clock.
Playing Up :
Your current rating must be within 100 points or less of the section
that you want to play up into. There is a $5 fee for playing up.
Check in and registration until 8:45 am.
Rounds start at: 9:00 am - 11:10 am - 1:20 pm - 3:30 pm
Time Control : G/55;d5
Byes : 1/2 point byes are available in all four rounds (max 2).
Requesting a zero bye late in the tournament is
considered the same as withdrawing.
Delay capable digital clocks are preferred.
For this time control, the digital clocks should be
set for 55 minutes with a 5 second delay.
6 Sections :
Open (2000 and Up), Class A (1800-1999), Class B (1600-1799),
Class C (1400 - 1599) , Class D (1200-1399), Under 1200 (100-1199)
Entry Fee :
$40 before December 13th, $45 on Friday, December 13th,
$50 on Saturday at the site.
Register early via this Rising Star Chess website.
USCF membership is required. New or renewing USCF members are welcome!
You can renew your USCF membership at the site. Your official December
rating will be used for Swiss pairing and prize purposes.
Contact : Rick Smouse at or call : (480) 390-9528
Hilton Phoenix Chandler
2929 West Frye Road
Chandler, AZ 85224
This is located on the southeast corner
of Frye Road and S.R. 101 in Chandler.
Where Great Minds Reunite
Tournaments and Networking.