SJCC Fall Championship

SJCC Fall Championship

September 25th-26th, 2021. 5 rounds G/90+30.

Schedule: Sat 9/25: 9:00 am, 1:30 pm, 6:00 pm, Sun 9/26: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Location: Sonesta San Jose; 777 Bellew Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035 (Event hall is on the 2nd floor)

5 miles from San Jose Airport

Open Section: Open to players USCF rated 2000 or above. Open section is FIDE rated and USCF Rated, but uses FIDE playing rules. Play up is only allowed for 1800+, $10 extra to play up.

GM/IM/WGM/WIM receive free entry without prize deduction if registered before 9/13. Please email to enter.

Reserve Section: Open to USCF 1500-2000. Play up is only allowed for 1300+, $10 extra to play up.

Booster Section: Open to USCF u1500.

Early online registration before 9/19 is $100, afterwards it will be $120. Registration will close at Friday noon. There will be no onsite registration. Register by clicking the button to the left, or by clicking this link:

We will use September Published USCF OTB ratings only, ONL ratings do not count for play-ups or prizes. Special play-up requests can be made, please email to contact us for requests.


$4,400 based on 80 fully paid entries.

Open Section = 1st: $1000, 2nd: $500, 3rd: $300, Top U2200, $200.

Reserve Section (1500-2000) = 1st: $700, 2nd: $400, 3rd: $250, Top U1700: $200

Booster Section (u1500) = 1st: $400, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $150, Top unrated: $100

Hotel Booking Link:

Max 2 half-point byes allowed. Any additional will be 0-point byes. Byes for the last round must be declared before the start of the tournament.

COVID-19 procedures: To ensure safety we will require all players to wear a mask at all times. We will also be providing latex gloves to anyone who wants them. After each round the boards, tables, and seats will be sanitized. Pairings and Standings will be online.

Boards and pieces are provided, but players should bring clocks!

This tournament is non-refundable a week from the event

Questions? Email or check out our FAQ Page