There are two sections, an Open section which is US Chess Blitz rated and a U1500 section which is not US Chess Blitz rated. US Chess Blitz rating (or Standard rating if no Blitz rating) used for section eligibility, pairings, and prize eligibility. Both sections will be run as follows: 6-round double Swiss (the TD reserves the right to change the number of rounds based upon the number of players), G/3;inc2, US Chess Blitz rules used. Entry Fee: $15 for PCC members, $20 for non PCC members. Registration: 6-6:30pm. Round 1 starts at 7pm & ASAP thereafter. Open section prizes: based upon 70% of the entry fees for this section: 1st-50%, 2nd-30%, 1st U2000/unrated-20%. U1500 section prizes: based upon 70% of the entry fees for this section: 1st-50%, 2nd-30%, 1st U1200/unrated-20%.