Cherry Hill, New Jersey USA
July 13-14, 2019

$4,300 prize fund guaranteed!

Chess Educators is delighted to welcome chess players to play in the Cherry Hill Open. This event is open to all chess players.

Official Hotel and Playing Site:

Crowne Plaza Philadelphia-Cherry Hill is located on 2349 Marlton Pike W Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 within 5 miles of Philadelphia’s Center City. Closest airport Philadelphia.

Cut off for group reservation “Chess Educators” is on July 1, 2019. Make a reservation by using the following link: 49787220 or calling 888-233-9527 between the hours of 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM EST. Guest room rates for both King and or Queen $112 rate per night.

For more information contact: or 917-553-4522. Organizers: Beatriz Marinello.


All sections are USCF rated. There are 3 sections in this event; minimum 10 players for each section. Sections with less than 10 players may be combined:

  • Open
  • Under 1900
  • Under 1500

Tournament Format:

5-SS, G/90 + 5 seconds delay.

USCF RULES APPLIED —Ratings: USCF June rating supplement. USCF Rules apply and section placement is based on USCF rating— conversion for foreign players. USCF membership required.

Time Control:

G/90 + 5 seconds delay.


  • Saturday, July 13; 10am, 2pm & 6pm
  • Sunday., July 14; 10am & 2pm


2 byes available, must commit before round 3; 0 point bye for round 5.


  • Open: $800- $600-$400
  • Top Under 2300: $200
  • Top Under 2100: $200
  • U/1900: $500-$300-$100
  • Top Under 1700:  $200
  • U/1500: $400-$200-$100
  • Top Under 1500: $100
  • Top Under 1300: $100
  • Top Under 1100: $100


All players who earn a prize $600 or over will be required to fill out a tax form and we will declare their taxes.

Electronic Devices will not be allowed in the Cherry Hill Open Tournament. We will follow US Chess Federation rules.

For questions about this event; email Chess Educators at


Registrations shall be made through the official website at  USCF membership required.

Entry Fees:

Tournament Registration Fee: $79 by June 15; $99 June 16-July 12; Onsite Registration $119

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IO Beatriz Marinello, USA

Contact Information

Beatriz Marinello, International Organizer
Tel: 917-553-4522
Official Website: