Buffalo Grove Chess Tournament


Saturday, July 8, 2017
Buffalo Grove, IL
Open Tournaments


Sponsored in conjunction with the Burr Ridge Chess Club

3SS G/60; +30 second increment. USCF Regular Rated.  

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)

Two Sections: OPEN and U1700 (Under 1700 and unrated).  1600 - 1699 may play up to OPEN; published USCF Regular Rating determines eligibility.  Unrated players will be placed at TD discretion; sections may be combined or divided at TD discretion.

Entry Fee: $10 by pre-registering and paying online at
$20 to those who did not pre-register on site. 

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.

On-Site Entries: On-site entry fee is $20, Cash only.

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:  Top scorer from each section are invited to a playoff Blitz tournament.  Overall Blitz tournament winner gets a free entry to any of the Buffalo Grove tournament.

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