7th Orwell Memorial — ILLINOIS CHESS TOUR
- Saturday, June 24, 2017
- DeKalb, IL
- Open Tournaments
Sponsored by the DeKalb Chess Club.
Recognizing what would have been the author's 114th birthday (born 6/25/1903).
Format: Four rounds, G/60 with 5 second delay, Dual-rated by the US Chess Federation.
Sections: Open, Reserve - Under 1600 and Booster - Under 1200.
Prize Fund: Cash Prizes at TD discretion (calculated and posted during second round), but generally $100 for first prize in Open, $75 for first prize in Reserve and $50 for first prize in Booster.
Additional prizes: With minimum of 24 entries, cash prizes will also go to 2nd place overall, Top U1800 in Open, Top U1400 in Reserve and Top U1000 in Booster.
Where: First Congregational Church, 615 N First Street, DeKalb, IL
On-site Registration: 8:45am - 9:20am
Rounds: 9:30am, 11:45am, (Lunch), 2:15pm, 4:30pm, with conclusion anticipated by 6:30pm.
Entry Fee: $30 with no pre-registration, $20 with advanced registration by Wednesday, June 21, $25 after Wednesday 6/21 but before Friday 6/23 midnight with courtesy of an email.
ICA Members receive $3 discount off any of above.
ICA memberships are $15 for adults and $10 for juniors and provide $5 discount to Chicago Open, Chicago Class, Illinois Open, Midwest Class and Illinois Class in addition to supporting ICA programs.
Lunch: refrigerator and microwave available onsite for registrants,
delivery menus also available onsite (Chinese, Thai, Jimmy John’s).
Pizza: $5 for two slices and soft drinks.
Skittles room available for family and games analysis.
- First Congregational Church