Maryland Chess Association
The Charm City Chess Club
2023 December Open Tournament
Sunday, December 3 rd , 2023
The DoubleTree Hilton Hotel
4 W University Pkwy, Baltimore, MD 21218
Registration at www.CharmCityChess.com.
USCF Rated / 3 Sections
Open and U1400 Section Entry Fee: $50, after November 25 th $55
U1000 Section Entry Fee: $40, after November 25 th $45
Registration: 9:00-9:45am, rounds at 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:30pm,
5:00pm. US Chess Federation membership required.
Please bring chess sets and clocks.
All prizes guaranteed!!!
USCF Rated All Sections 5SS, G/25; d5
Open Section Prizes: 1 st $500, 2 nd $300, 3 rd $200, Top U2000 $125, U1800 $125, U1600
$125, Unrated $100. Section open to unrated and players over USCF rating of
U1400 Section Prizes: 1 st $400, 2 nd $250, 3 rd $150, Top U1200 $100, Top Unrated $75
U1000 Section Prizes: 1 st $100 Trophies for 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd place, Top U800, Top
U500 and Top Unrated.
USCF December Rating Supplement used.
Byes: Two ½ point byes available, only one ½ bye for either round 4 or 5.
Notifications for byes required 1 hour prior to start of desired round.
US Chess Federation membership required.
Player withdrawal one week prior to event (11/25-3/12/23) will be reimbursed less $10 late cancellation fee.
Online registration closes day of the event. Onsite registrations welcome. Metered street parking available. Hotel
garage discount rate $15. Covid mask policy subject to current Baltimore City regulations.