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 http://www.kingregistration.com/tournaments/event/bgjuly08.
$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.
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.
- Kumon Math and Reading Center
- Buffalo Grove