Register for Main Tournament

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Main Tournament 4-day Schedule
Thursday - Sunday
8 Rounds Swiss System USCF Rated Tournament
Time Control: 40moves/2hr + SD/55 min; d5

Main Tournament 3-day Schedule
Friday - Sunday
8 Rounds Swiss System USCF Rated Tournament
Time Control: Rounds 1 - 4 are Game/1hr; d5; Round 5-8 are merged with players in 4-day schedule at Game 40moves/2hr + SD/55 min; d5

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Alternate Registration Methods: 
  • Mail Registration form and check to:

    American Open
    Attn: ChessPalace
    5246 Lampson Ave.
    Garden Grove, CA 92845

    Check payment must be received by Saturday, November 10, 2018

  • By Phone:

    call (714) 899-3421
    Have your credit card ready

  • Onsite Registration: $220
    • Checks not accepted.
    • DON'T wait, Register Early to save.