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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