New Year’s Quad and Swiss System (Palatine)
- Saturday, December 30, 2017
- Palatine, IL
- Open Tournaments
Sponsored in conjunction with the Burr Ridge Chess Club.
We meet almost every Friday nights at the Burr Ridge Community Center.
St. John United Church - Christ
1475 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067
*** We will be in the BASEMENT***
(Facing the church, the door to the basement is to the left of the main entrance)
Quad: 1600 and over.
U1600: Under 1600 and unrated.
1501 – 1599 may play up in the quad section, USCF Regular Rating determines eligibility.
Rounds, Formats and Time Control:
Quad: Four players with similar ratings will be placed in the same quad; 3-round Round Robin. G/60; d10 (10 second delay), USCF Regular Rated.
U1600: 4SS G/40; d5, USCF Dual Rated (Regular and Quick rated).
$15 before Friday, $20 after, $25 on-site.
Please register and pay online at:
Registration closes the night before the tournament day at 8 PM.
Schedule: (Please note the new time):
- Check in and registration 8:00 – 8:30 AM; players must check in by 8:30.
- First round 8:45 AM, lunch, rest ASAP
- Quad section expected to be done before 6 PM.
- U1600 section expected to be done before 4 PM.
Players with perfect score, all wins with no draw/losses, in any section gets free entry in future Higuchi Quads.
Mexican Cruisine across the street.
Other fast-foods are less than .5 miles away!
Pace bus (#696) – Algonquin/Roselle - .2 miles away!
Union Pacific Northwest to Palatine – 4.1 miles away!
Other information: Bring digital clocks and boards, limited amount supplied. Limit 50 player capacity.
- St. John United Church - Christ