Illinois High School Individual & Medley Championships 


Saturday, May 20, 2017 - Sunday, May 21, 2017
Park Ridge, IL
Open Tournaments , Scholastic Tournaments


Sponsored by Caveman Chess. Championship title conferred under the auspices of the Illinois Chess Association.

Location: Maine Park Leisure Center, 2701 W Sibley St., Park Ridge, Illinois
(.7 mile walk from Dee Road train station)

Format/Rounds:  5 round Swiss System

Time Control: G/90 with five second delay.  Digital clocks only.

Medley Teams:  Top four individual scores are the team score, minimum two players required.

Advance, Online Registration: Advance Entries are strongly recommended.

  • Received online 5/12: $15 before 7:00
  • Received online 5/19: $25
  • Please pre-register and pay online using this link.
  • Advance entries will close at 7:00 p.m. the night before.                                                                      

Site Entry and Check-in:  From 8:30-9:00

Check-In: Check in by 9:00 am; late arrivals receive a ½ point bye for round 1 or are paired with another late arrival. Pre-registrants arriving after round 1 are withdrawn.

On-Site Entry: On-site entries are $40, cash or credit cards, no checks.  Please arrive by 9:00 to enter onsite.

Rounds:  Saturday: 9:30, 1;00, 4:30; Sunday: 9:00, 1:00. Awards @ 4:30.
Please be at your board 10 minutes early for the first round each day.

Prizes: Individual Prizes: Trophies to 1-5, 1st in class A, B, C, D, E&Below/UNR

Team prizes: Trophies for 1-5.

Food:  Concessions available on site.  Restaurants a 5-minute drive.                                        

TD:  Maret Thorpe

Byes: One half point in any round but the last.

Hotels: No associated hotel; there are several in the Rosemont, Des Plaines, Park Ridge area

US Chess Membership: Required. The Illinois Chess Association has a limited number of one-year US Chess memberships available to players in K through 12th grade for $13 (possibly as low as $11). Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Other info: Bring sets, and digital clocks only. Wheelchair accessible. No Smoking.

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To Join US Chess online at If you wish to enter a US Chess rated section, and you are not currently a member, click here to join, and obtain your ID number prior to completing your entry.


Maine Park Leisure Center
Park Ridge
United States