The 22nd Annual Northeast Open will be held from August 5-7, 2016, at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel, 700 Main St, Stamford, Connecticut.

The event has 4 sections: Open, Under 2050, Under 1650 and Under 1250. Each section has either a 3-day schedule (August 5-7) or 2-day schedule (August 6-7) to participate in.

The tournament format is 5-rounds Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10 (2-day option, rds 1-2 G/60, d10).

The event has a guaranteed prize fund of $8,500.

Open Open Section: $1200-700-400, U2250 $600–300.
Under 2050 Section: $800-400-300, top U1850 $500-250.
Under 1650 Section: $700-400-200, top U1450 $300-150.
Under 1250 Section: $400-200-100, trophy to first 3, top U1000, U800, U600, Unrated.

Sheraton Hotel, Stamford, Connecticut