2019 Cincinnati Open Entry Form If you are a human and are seeing this field, please leave it blank. Fields marked with an * are required Information requested on this form is for the exclusive use of Cincinnati Scholastic Chess and, as applicable, the USCF and FIDE. We will not give it, sell it, or otherwise make it available to any other organization or individual except as required by law. While we do not require your contact information except as specifically noted below, having it enables us to communicate with you if we have any questions about your entry and to notify you if there are any changes regarding the tournament. We encourage you, therefore, to provide some way to contact you, preferably some way that is faster than the US Postal Service. PLAYER INFORMATION Name * Street address City This field is required if you are entering the Championship section and do not have a FIDE Identification Number. State Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming This field is required if you are entering the Championship section and do not have a FIDE Identification Number. Zip code Phone with area code Email address This field is required if you are entering the Championship section and do not have a FIDE Identification Number. USCF ID * If you do not have a USCF ID, you must purchase a USCF membership at www.uschess.org/join before entering the tournament. FIDE ID This field is required if you are entering the Championship section. If you have a FIDE Identification Number (FIN), enter it here. If you do not, enter "none" followed by your date of birth (month/day/year). Your date of birth is required in order for us to obtain a FIN for you, which we will do as part of processing your entry. Your provision of this information signifies your agreement to receive a USA Federation FIN. If you are not a resident of the United States or do not wish to obtain a USA Federation FIN, then you must obtain a FIN through your national Federation before entering the tournament. TOURNAMENT ENTRY Section * Championship 3-day schedule Championship 3-day schedule - GM/IM/WGM/WIM Championship 2-day schedule Championship 2-day schedule - GM/IM/WGM/WIM U2100 U1700 U1300 Players may play up but may not play up more than one section higher than their natural section based on their March 2019 official rating (unofficial rating for unrated players who are unofficially rated). Zero-point bye * N/A - playing in Championship section Round 1, Friday, 7 pm Round 2, Saturday, 9 am Round 3, Saturday, 2 pm Round 4, Saturday, 7 pm Round 5, Sunday, 9 am Round 6, Sunday, 2 pm Unless you are entering the Championship section, you must select one round out of six for a zero-point bye. If you are taking a half-point bye as well, the zero-point bye must be for the earliest bye round selected. Half-point bye(s) If you are entering the Championship section, you may take one or two half-point byes in rounds 1 through 5. If you are entering the U2100, U1700 or U1300 section, you may take one or two half-point byes in rounds 1 through 6 in addition to the zero-point bye selected above. If you are taking any half-point bye, the zero-point bye must be for the earliest bye round selected. Round 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5Round 6 Loyalty discount * If you played in the 2018 Cincinnati Open, take the $10 loyalty discount (see the A List to confirm eligibility). If you did not play in 2018 but played in any year from 2012 through 2017, take the $5 loyalty discount (see the B List to confirm eligibility). GM/IM/WGM/WIM: Do not select either loyalty discount even if you qualify for one because this will make the total payable amount shown below less than zero, and your submission will not be processed. We will factor a loyalty discount, if applicable, into your prize payment should you win a prize. Loyalty discount: $10 (A List)Loyalty discount: $5 (B List)GM/IM/WGM/WIM or did not play in 2012-2018 (not on the A List or the B List) Total payable This charge will show up on your statement as “PayPal Chess Fee”. OTHER INFORMATION New players you recruited to the Cincinnati Open Enter the name and USCF ID number ("new" if not yet a USCF member) of each new player you have recruited to play in the Cincinnati Open. Player who recruited you to the Cincinnati Open Enter the name and USCF number of the player who recruited you to play in the Cincinnati Open. Additional information If there is any other information you want to provide with your registration, please enter it in the textbox below. Click on the button below to submit your tournament entry and proceed to the payment page.