The 2013 U.S. Senior Open will take place from 28th May to 2nd June at the Doubletree Tarrytown Hotel, 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown 10591, New York.
The 6-round Swiss event is open to USCF members born on or before May 27, 1963. Time control is 40 moves in two hours, plus one hour sudden death (40/2, SD/1).
Top finisher born on or before 1/1/53 qualifies for the 2013 FIDE World Senior Championship in Opatija, Croatia. The USCF will provide a $500 stipend and the US Chess Trust will provide a $500 stipend.
The prize fund is $5,500 guaranteed:
1st $1,250, 2nd 850, 3rd $600, 4th 300.
Under 2300: $500, $300
Under 2000: $300, $150
Under 1800: $300, 150
Under 1500/unr: $300, $150
Top Woman: $350
Mailed Entry Forms to: Chess Educators P.O. Box 160, New York, NY 10028.
Concurrently with the Senior Open there will be a FIDE Seminar for International Organisers at the same venue.
Tournament Organizer, Beatriz Marinello at Tel: 917-553-4522 or by email at Beatriz@chesseducators.com; Official website is www.ChessEducators.com/us-senior