2020 US Amateur Team West National Championship

Hyatt Regency SFO, 1333 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010, USA
Feb 15 2020
Feb 17 2020
Team registration
Individual Player registration (will find team for you!)


3-day schedule (02/15/2020 - 02/17/2020)

2-day schedule (02/16/2020 - 02/17/2020)


Open Prize: Clocks/Trophies/Plaques

Additional services and fees

USCF membership Age 12&under $17.00
USCF membership Age 15&under $22.00
USCF Membership Age 24& below $26.00
USCF membership Age 25&up $40.00


Hyatt Regency SFO, 1333 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010, USA


Saturday, February 15, 2020 to Monday, February 17, 2020

3-day or 2-day schedules available!

6SS 40/120 SD/30 d5 (2-day Rd1-3: G/61 d5)

USCF-rated only (NOT FIDE rated)

Venue: Hyatt Regency SFO

133 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010
Discounted parking for chess players!



Four-player teams plus optional alternate, average rating of four highest must be under 2200, difference between ratings of board 3 & 4 must be less than 1000.
January 2020 Supplement, CCA min, & TD discretion used to place players accurately. 


Saturday: 9AM - 10AM
Sunday: 8AM - 8:30AM

3-day schedule:

Rounds: Sat & Sun 11a 4:30p, Mon 10a 3:30p.
Time Control: 40/120 SD/30 d5

2-day schedule:

Rounds: Sun 9a 11:30a 2p 4:30p; Mon 10a 3:30p.
Time Control: G/61 d5 in Rounds 1-3, 40/120 SD/30 d5 in Rounds 4-6 (merge in Round 4 with 3-day schedule). 


All teams are enterred in one Open section.
Prizes will be awarded based on the average rating of the team.


  • Individual byes will be treated as forfeit, and players in the team need to adjust their placing accordingly, and/or use an alternate player.

  • The whole team can take a pre-requested half point bye. This half point will be for the team standing.


Special 4 commemorative clocks and team plaque to the teams:
Top 3 overall teams
Top team u2000
Top team u1800
Top team u1600
Top team u1400
Top team u1200
Trophies to all players of: 
Top “Female” team
Top “College” team
Top “High School” team
Top “Elementary School” team
Top “Club” team
Top “Family” team.

Clocks to top scorer on each board (1-4)
Trophy to top reserve as well as second and third scorers on each board (1-4).


$276/team or $69/player by 2/7.
2/8-14: $20 late fee per player or $80 per team & Onsite.
A change fee equal to the late fee will apply for any changes, other than bye requests within 3 days of the tournament

USCF membership required

Chief TD: NTD John McCumiskey

Organziers: STD, FA Abel Talamantez, and STD, FA Dr. Judit Sztaray

Program is frozen.