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 60 minutes with a
5 second increment (G/60;+5). 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 - 11:30 am - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Time Control : G/60;+5
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.
Increment capable digital clocks are preferred.
For this time control, the digital clocks should be
set for 60 minutes with a 5 second increment.
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 4th, $45 on Friday, December 4th,
$50 on Saturday at the site.
Please 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 the Swiss pairings and prizes.
Contact : Rick Smouse at or call : (480) 390-9528
DoubleTree by Hilton Chandler
7475 West Chandler Boulevard
Chandler, AZ 85226
This is located on the southeast corner
of Chandler Blvd and I-10 in Chandler.
Where Great Minds Reunite
Tournaments and Networking.