- Saturday, September 23, 2017
- Open Tournaments
4SS G/40 plus 5 second delay. USCF Dual Rated. Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201.
Guest master: FM George Li
Three Sections: Gold: 1700 and over; Silver: 1200-1699; Bronze: Under 1200 and Unrated; 1600 - 1699 may play up to Gold; 1100 - 1199 may play up to Silver; published USCF Regular Rating determines eligibility. Junior players (under fourteen years) rated 900+ are welcome and must be accompanied by a parent throughout the event. Sorry, but we do not accept junior players rated under 900; published USCF Regular Rating determines eligibility. Unrated players will be placed at TD discretion; sections may be combined at TD discretion; accelerated or decelerated pairings at TD discretion. Digital clocks are required and will be set to G/40 plus 5 seconds delay.
Advance Entries are strongly recommended. Entry fee is $7, please pre-register and pay online at http://www.evanstonchess.org. Online registration closes at 9 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 5:15 pm. Players must check in by 9:30; players who arrive late will receive a half-point bye for the first round or be paired with another late arrival. You may take one half-point bye in any round but the last.
On-Site Entries: Check our web site the morning of the tournament to see if space is available; on-site entries are taken on an as-available, first-come, first-serve basis starting at 9:00 a.m. On-site entry fee is $7, cash only, no checks or credit cards.
Your Prize: Four games of quality regular rated chess in a congenial atmosphere!
Other information: Bring digital clocks. Wheelchair accessible. No Smoking. Limit 54 players.
- Levy Senior Center