USCF Home Press Atlantic City International Features Gata Kamsky and $50,000 in projected prizes
|Atlantic City International Features Gata Kamsky and $50,000 in projected prizes|
|By Glenn Panner|
|November 29, 2010|
Atlantic City International Features $50,000 in projected prizes.|
December 16-19, 2010
Kamsky Simul, Poker & Blitz side events
GM and US Champion Gata Kamsky will be there to play.
Details: Atlantic City, NJ-- December 16-19, 2010 Marks the dates for the historic first Atlantic City International chess tournament. This event is not your usual weekend swiss. Reigning US Champion GM Gata Kamsky will be giving a simultaneous exhibition Thursday December 16 and he will play in the main event.
If that is not exciting enough, ACI is hosting a Poker side event for those playing in the tournament and their guests. Yes, you get to play two games you love in one place.
Further more we are please to boast $99 room rates. This rate is nearly impossible to find in the area and is a special bonus to players from the gorgeous Sheraton Atlantic City Hotel.
The tournament itself has a $50,000 projected prize fund. You can pick between 2 day and 3 day schedules. All boards and sets will be provided. Just bring yourself and a friend, don't forget your clock, and be ready to have a good time.
This is the first major tournament to be held in the popular Atlantic City area in the last 15+ years. Complete details on the event can be found at www.chessweekend.com