Chicago Chess Center Beethoven Plus-Score
Dec
16
10:00 AM10:00

Chicago Chess Center Beethoven Plus-Score

CHICAGO CHESS CENTER BEETHOVEN PLUS-SCORE 

It's the 247th birthday of the fellow who made Chuck Berry nervous.

Register in advance here!

4SS, G/65, d5, Room 605 UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607.

In 2 Sections

OPEN (Emperor Section):  

Each player with 4 points wins $240, 3½ $120, 3 $60, 2½ $30

UNDER 1700 (Moonlight Section):  

Open to 1699 & under. $$ Each player with 4 points wins $160, 3½ $80, 3 $40, 2½ $20.

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Chicago Chess Center Armistice Plus-Score
Nov
11
10:00 AM10:00

Chicago Chess Center Armistice Plus-Score

4SS, G/65, d5, Room 605 UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607.

Register in advance here!

In 2 Sections

OPEN (Versailles Section):  

Each player with 4 points wins $240, 3½ $120, 3 $60, 2½ $30

UNDER 1700 (Verdun Section):  

Open to 1699 & under. $$ Each player with 4 points wins $160, 3½ $80, 3 $40, 2½ $20.

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Chicago Chess Center Interval Training #3
Oct
1
10:00 AM10:00

Chicago Chess Center Interval Training #3

Room 605, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 3/SS, G/60 + 30s increment. 1 vs. 2 pairings. Rounds: 10 AM; 2, 5:15 PM. Entry fee: $18 in advance; $25 on-site (CCC members 20 percent off). Masters who register in advance will receive entry fee refund after completing play. On-site registration 9 to 9:30 a.m.. Prizes: Three games of quality, regular-rated chess in a congenial atmosphere. Half-point bye available in any round. Sets and clocks provided. Site is wheelchair-accessible

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Chicago Chess Center Autumn Blitz & Team Blitz
Sep
30
1:00 PM13:00

Chicago Chess Center Autumn Blitz & Team Blitz

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Room 605, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60607.

9-round double Swiss (18 blitz games! G/3 minutes, d2. This is a combined individual/team event: pairings will be made to avoid team members playing each other whenever possible. Players may form teams of two to four players; top three individual scores count for the team score. 

INDIVIDUAL PRIZES: $100 first, $75 Under 2000, $75 Under 1600

TEAM PRIZES: $200-150-100

TOP SCHOLASTIC TEAM PRIZE (all team members are K-12 students) Three chess clocks, or three free entries (value up to $50) to future Chicago Chess Center events.

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Chicago Chess Center Rated Beginners' Open #8
Aug
12
10:01 AM10:01

Chicago Chess Center Rated Beginners' Open #8


August 12

CHICAGO CHESS CENTER RATED BEGINNERS' OPEN #8

5-round Swiss System. Each player has 30 minutes for each game, plus an additional five-second delay per move.

Cardinal & Fort Dearborn Rooms, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607. Open to 1200 & under. Entry Fee: $25 onsite. Prizes: 1st place: clock + book, 2nd place: two books, 3rd place: book.

You do NOT need a US Chess rating to play in this event! You DO need to join US Chess (and you can join onsite).

Free entry and & US Chess membership available to a limited number of City of Chicago scholastic players with financial need (honor system). Email for details.

Reg: 9 to 9:45 AM. Rds: First round 10 a.m. other rounds as soon as possible. (There will be a lunch break!)

ENT: http://www.chichess.org/products/ccc-rbo8eight8register or snail mail to Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. P.O. Box 180095, Chicago, IL 60618. 

Wheelchair-accessible.

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Chicago Chess Center Pre-Opening Plus-Score #13
Aug
12
10:00 AM10:00

Chicago Chess Center Pre-Opening Plus-Score #13

August 12, 2017
US Chess Grand Prix Points: 6
CHICAGO CHESS CENTER PRE-OPENING PLUS-SCORE #13

4SS, G/65, d5, Cardinal Room, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607.

In 2 Sections

Open:  

$$500 minimum guaranteed (Based on past events, actual prizes may be significantly higher).: Each player with 4 points wins $240, 3½=$120, 3=$60, 2½=$30.

Under 1700:  Open to 1699 & under. $$ Each player with 4 points wins $160, 3½ $80, 3 $40, 2½ $20.

ALL: EF: $45 on-site. 20% discount for CCC members. Rounds: 10-1-3:30-6. Accelerated possible. ENT: online or mail to Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. P.O. Box 180095, Chicago, IL 60618. Onsite 9-9:45 a.m. No phone entries. ½-point bye any round: request before rd. 2.  INFO: Bill Brock, 773-294-1709 info@chichess.org. Sets & clocks provided. W. 

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Chicago Chess Center Rated Beginners' Open #7
Jul
22
10:00 AM10:00

Chicago Chess Center Rated Beginners' Open #7

July 22

CHICAGO CHESS CENTER RATED BEGINNERS' OPEN #7

5-round Swiss System. Each player has 30 minutes for each game, plus an additional five-second delay per move.

Cardinal & Fort Dearborn Rooms, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607. Open to 1200 & under. Entry Fee: $25 onsite. Prizes: 1st place: clock + book, 2nd place: two books, 3rd place: book.

You do NOT need a US Chess rating to play in this event! You DO need to join US Chess (and you can join onsite).

Free entry and & US Chess membership available to a limited number of City of Chicago scholastic players with financial need (honor system). Email for details.

Reg: 9 to 9:45 AM. Rds: First round 10 a.m. other rounds as soon as possible. (There will be a lunch break!)

ENT: http://www.chichess.org/products/ccc-rbo7seven7register or snail mail to Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. P.O. Box 180095, Chicago, IL 60618. 

Wheelchair-accessible.

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Chicago Chess Center Pre-Opening Plus-Score #12
Jul
22
10:00 AM10:00

Chicago Chess Center Pre-Opening Plus-Score #12

July 22, 2017
US Chess Grand Prix Points: 6
CHICAGO CHESS CENTER PRE-OPENING PLUS-SCORE #12

4SS, G/65, d5, Cardinal Room, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607.

In 2 Sections

Open:  

$$500 minimum guaranteed (Based on past events, actual prizes may be significantly higher).: Each player with 4 points wins $240, 3½=$120, 3=$60, 2½=$30.

Under 1700:  Open to 1699 & under. $$ Each player with 4 points wins $160, 3½ $80, 3 $40, 2½ $20.

ALL: EF: $45 on-site. 20% discount for CCC members. Rounds: 10-1-3:30-6. Accelerated possible. ENT: online or mail to Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. P.O. Box 180095, Chicago, IL 60618. Onsite 9-9:45 a.m. No phone entries. ½-point bye any round: request before rd. 2.  INFO: Bill Brock, 773-294-1709 info@chichess.org. Sets & clocks provided. W. 

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Chicago Chess Center Rated Beginners' Open #6
Jul
8
10:00 AM10:00

Chicago Chess Center Rated Beginners' Open #6

July 8

CHICAGO CHESS CENTER RATED BEGINNERS' OPEN #6 

5-round Swiss System. Each player has 30 minutes for each game, plus an additional five-second delay per move.

Cardinal & Fort Dearborn Rooms, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607. Open to 1200 & under. Entry Fee: $25 onsite. Prizes: 1st place: clock + book, 2nd place: two books, 3rd place: book.

You do NOT need a US Chess rating to play in this event! You DO need to join US Chess (and you can join onsite).

Free entry and & US Chess membership available to a limited number of City of Chicago scholastic players with financial need (honor system). Email for details.

Reg: 9 to 9:45 AM. Rds: First round 10 a.m. other rounds as soon as possible. (There will be a lunch break!)

ENT: www.chichess.org/events/ or snail mail to Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. P.O. Box 180095, Chicago, IL 60618. 

Wheelchair-accessible.

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Chicago Chess Center Pre-Opening Plus-Score #11
Jul
8
10:00 AM10:00

Chicago Chess Center Pre-Opening Plus-Score #11

July 8, 2017
US Chess Grand Prix Points: 6
CHICAGO CHESS CENTER PRE-OPENING PLUS-SCORE #11 

4SS, G/65, d5, Cardinal Room, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607.

In 2 Sections

Open:  

$$500 minimum guaranteed (Based on past events, actual prizes may be significantly higher).: Each player with 4 points wins $240, 3½=$120, 3=$60, 2½=$30.

Under 1700:  Open to 1699 & under. $$ Each player with 4 points wins $160, 3½ $80, 3 $40, 2½ $20.

ALL: EF: $45 on-site. 20% discount for CCC members. Under 1700 may play in Open Section for additional $15.  Rounds: 10-1-3:30-6. Accelerated possible. ENT: online or mail to Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. P.O. Box 180095, Chicago, IL 60618. Onsite 9-9:45 a.m. No phone entries. ½-point bye any round: request before rd. 2.  INFO: Bill Brock, 773-294-1709 info@chichess.org. Sets & clocks provided. W. 

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Chicago Chess Center Midsummer Plus-Score #10
Jun
24
10:00 AM10:00

Chicago Chess Center Midsummer Plus-Score #10

June 24
US Chess Grand Prix Points: 10
CHICAGO CHESS CENTER MIDSUMMER PLUS-SCORE #10 

Extra prizes to celebrate our tenth plus-score event!

4SS, G/65; d5. UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607.

$$GTD: $750 in Open Section, and cash prizes to all plus scores in Open & U1600 based on final score!

3 Sections

Open: 4SS, G/65; d5, EF: $45 onsite.  $$: Each player with 4 points wins $320, 3½=$160, 3=$80, 2½=$40.

Under 1600 or unrated: 4SS, G/65; d5,  Open to 1599 & under. EF: $45 onsite. Each player with 4 points wins $240, 3½=$120, 3=$60, 2½=$30.

Under 1000 or unrated: 4SS, G/65; d5, Open to 999 & under. EF: $20 onsite. Prizes: 1st: Clock & book, 2nd: two books, 3rd: book. Free entry & US Chess membership available to limited number of City of Chicago scholastic players with financial need (honor system). Email for details.

ALL: 20% discount for CCC members. Rounds: 10-1-3:30-6. Accelerated possible. ENT: Onsite 9-9:45 a.m. No phone entries. ½-point bye any round: request before rd. 2.

You do not need a rating to play in any section of this event! The Under 1000 Section will be appropriate for most unrated beginners. Our chess friends who have FIDE or national ratings from other countries should let us know: we will try to place you in the most appropriate section.

INFO: Bill Brock, 773-294-1709 info@chichess.org. Sets & clocks provided. W. 

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Chicago Chess Center Rated Beginners' Open #5
Jun
4
10:00 AM10:00

Chicago Chess Center Rated Beginners' Open #5

June 4

CHICAGO CHESS CENTER RATED BEGINNERS' OPEN #5 

5-round Swiss System. Each player has 30 minutes for each game, plus an additional five-second delay per move.

Room 605, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607. Open to 1200 & under. Entry Fee: $25 onsite. Prizes: 1st place: clock + book, 2nd place: two books, 3rd place: book.

Free entry and & US Chess membership available to a limited number of City of Chicago scholastic players with financial need (honor system). Email for details.

Reg: 9 to 9:45 AM. Rds: First round 10 a.m. other rounds as soon as possible. (There will be a lunch break!)

ENT: Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. P.O. Box 180095, Chicago, IL 60618. www.chichess.org/events/. INFO: info@chichess.orgwww.chichess.org/events W

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Chicago Chess Center Pre-Opening Plus-Score #9
May
20
10:00 AM10:00

Chicago Chess Center Pre-Opening Plus-Score #9

May 20

CHICAGO CHESS CENTER PRE-OPENING PLUS-SCORE #9 

4SS, G/65; d5. UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607. 

3 Sections

OpenEF: $45 onsite. PrizesEach player with 4 points wins $240; 3½=$120; 3=$60 4, 2½=$30. 

Under 1800: Open to 1799/under. EF: $45 onsite. PrizesEach player with 4 points wins $160, 3½=$80, 3=$40, 2½=$20. 

Under 1200: Open to 1199/under. EF: $20 onsite. Prizes: 1st: Clock & book, 2nd: two books, 3rd: book. Free entry & US Chess membership available to a limited number of City of Chicago scholastic players with financial need (honor system). Email for details. 

ALL: 20% discount for CCC members. Rounds: 10-1-3:30-6. Accelerated possible. ENT:  Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. P.O. Box 180095, Chicago, IL 60618. Onsite 9-9:45 a.m. No phone entries. ½-point bye any round: request before rd. 2. All-day parking $7 at 760 W. Taylor.  INFO: Bill Brock, 773-294-1709 info@chichess.org. Sets & clocks provided. W. 

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