Wal-la Land Open
- Saturday, July 1, 2017
- Palatine, IL
- Open Tournaments
This tournament was named “Wal-la Land Open” by June 3rd Buffalo Grove chess tournament champion Yuri Ashuev.
4SS G/60; d5. USCF Dual Rated. St John United Church – Christ, 1475 W. Algonquin Rd, Palatine, IL 60067.
We’ll be in the basement.
One Section: Open; Accelerated or decelerated pairings at TD discretion. Sorry, we do not accept junior players rated under 900; published USCF Regular Rating determines eligibility.
Advance entries are strongly recommended. Entry fee is $20 by 6/26, $25 after, $30 on-site. Please pre-register and pay online at http://www.kingregistration.com/tournaments/event/walaland. Online registration closes at 8:00 P.M. the night before the tournament.
Schedule: Check-in and Registration 9:00 – 9:30 am, first round 9:45 am, last round ends roughly 7:30 PM. Player must check in by 9:30; players who arrive late will receive a half-point bye for the first round. You may take a half-point bye in any round but the last.
On-Site entries: If space is available, on-site entries are taken on as first-come, first serve basis starting at 9:00 am. On site entry-fee is $30, cash only.
Prizes: Top 2 players - $100 and $80, based on a min. of 20 players. Top U1800, U1600 and U1400 cash prizes may be added based on attendance.
Other information: Bring boards and sets, limited number provided. Bring digital clocks. Limit 50 players.
- St. John United Church - Christ