Higuchi Quad 1


Saturday, July 22, 2017
Buffalo Grove, IL
Open Tournaments


Sponsored in conjunction with the Burr Ridge Chess Club

Location: Kumon Math and Reading Center of Buffalo Grove - South, 727 East Dundee Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 (Located in the Carriageway Center)
(GPS may lead you one block away from the actual location, so please be aware)

Time Control: G/60; +30 second increment OR G/80; d5 USCF Regular Rated.  

Formats, Rounds and Section: Four players with similar ratings in the same quad.  3 round Round Robin.

Entry Fee: $10 by 7/19, $15 after, $20 on-site.  ($5 to those who came on the July 8th tournament; Necessary refunds will be refunded on-site).  Please register and pay online at:

Schedule: Check-in and registration 9:00 – 9:30 am, first round 9:45 am, lunch, second round 1:20 pm, third round: 4:45 pm.  Player must check in by 9:30; players who arrive late will receive a half-point bye for the first round and/or be paired with another late arrival or TD.  You may take one half-point bye in any round.

Master and Expert Entries:  First five Masters and Experts play for free. If your USCF regular rating is 2000 or higher, email your name and USCF ID to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the day before the tournament to pre-register.

Food:  Lou’s Pizza Factory right next door (15% discount if you mention chess tournament)

Your Prize:  Players with perfect score (3 wins, no draws or losses) in any section, gets free entry in future Higuchi Quads. 

Other information: Bring sets, limited number provided.  Bring digital clocks.  There is no wi-fi here.  Limit 40 player capacity.

For more information, contact Hiro Higuchi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via text/call at (847) 602-7726


Kumon Math and Reading Center
Buffalo Grove
United States