Chicago Chess Center Interval Training #3
Oct
1
10:00am10:00am

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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City of Chicago Class Championships
Oct
28
to Oct 29

City of Chicago Class Championships

$5,600 GUARANTEED!

Oct. 28-29, CITY OF CHICAGO CLASS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Student Center East, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted, Chicago IL 60607.

4SS, 40/100, SD/30; +30 increment from move 1. $5,600 guaranteed! FIVE SECTIONS: Open: FIDE. EF: Advance $69 if rated above 2099, $89 if rated below 2100. $20 more onsite. GMs & IMs: free w/ advance registration. $1000-500-300-200. U2300 $400-250. Accelerated possible. Under 2100: EF: Advance $68 if above 1899, $88 if rated below 1900. $20 more onsite. $500-250-100. Under 1900: EF: Advance $67 if above 1699, $87 if below 1700. $20 more onsite. $450-225-100. Under 1700: EF: $66 if above 1499, $76 if under 1500; $20 more onsite. $400-200-100. Under 1500: EF: Advance $62; $20 more onsite. $350-150-100. ALL: Rounds Sat. 10 & 4, Sun. 10 & 4. Oct. ratings used. Re-entry: $50. Byes: limit 2, must commit before rd. two; 2nd voluntary bye in rd. 3 or 4 counts as 0.4 towards prizes. REG: chichess.org/events; mail to Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. PO Box 180095, Chicago IL 60618 postmarked by Oct. 20. No phone entries. Onsite 8:30-9:30 Sat. and 8:30-9:30 Sun. INFO: Bill Brock (773) 294-1709, info@chichess.org. Sets & clocks supplied. W.

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Chicago Chess Center Rated Beginners' Open #8
Aug
12
10:01am10:01am

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
10:00am10:00am

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
10:00am10:00am

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
10:00am10:00am

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
10:00am10:00am

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
10:00am10:00am

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
10:00am10:00am

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
10:00am10:00am

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
10:00am10:00am

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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Chicago Chess Center Action #1
May
7
10:00am10:00am

Chicago Chess Center Action #1

May 7, CHICAGO CHESS CENTER ACTION #1 

University of Illinois at Chicago, Student Center East, 750 South Halsted, Room 605, Chicago IL 60607.

Five-round Swiss System. Game in 25 minutes, delay 4 seconds, Registration: 9-9:45 a.m. Rounds: 10:00, 11:15, 1: 15, 2:30, 3:45. Byes available in any round: this is a casual event.

3 Sections: OpenUnder 1600Under 1000.. No additional charge to play up!

Entry Fee: $25 onsite. Under 13 or Over 65: $20 onsite. Masters and Experts: $20 onsite.

PRIZES: Five games of quality, action-rated chess in a congenial atmosphere. (Line stolen from Evanston Chess.). Book prizes to winners and at our whim.

Chicago scholastic players with financial need can play for free, including free memberships. Contact us for details. ENT: www.chichess.org/ events/INFO: Bill Brock 773-294-1709 info@chichess.orgwww.chichess.org. Sets, boards, and clocks provided. Wheelchair accessible.

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Chicago Chess Center 1st Haymarket Memorial
Apr
29
to Apr 30

Chicago Chess Center 1st Haymarket Memorial

  • Room 605, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Room 605, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607.  $5,000 based on 88 players; $2,500 guaranteed!

Three Sections: 4SS, 40/90, SD/30, inc/30, Accelerated pairings possible. ½-byes available in all rounds; request before rd.2. Rounds 10-4 Saturday, 10-4 Sunday.

OpenEF: $80 on-site. U2000 may play up for additional $15. GMs and IMs play for free; no prize reduction!.$$1000-500-200. U2300 $300 $100 U2100 $200. 

Under 2000: Open to 1999 & under. EF: $80 on-site.  U1600 may play up for additional $15. $400-200-100. U1800 $300 $150 $100. Unrated may not win more than $200.

Under 1600: Open to 1599 & under. $400-200-100. U1400:$200 $120 $100; U1200 $120 $110 $100. Unrated may not win more than $100.

Cindy Berry Memorial Prize (donated by Vince and Cynthia Berry Family Fund) have been increased to $150 $100 $50 to top three women scorers (all sections combined).

PARKING

All-day parking is available for $7 in the UIC Halsted/Taylor Parking Structure at 760 W. Taylor St. with purchase of parking sticker (normal all-day rate is $8.50). 

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Clark Street Capital Grandmaster Invitational #1
Apr
12
to Apr 16

Clark Street Capital Grandmaster Invitational #1

Contact Information:

Chicago Chess Center

Ron Logan. Vice President

312.894.9148

Chicago Chess Center Presents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Chicago, Illinois – Chicago Chess Center is proud to present the Clark Street Capital Grandmaster Invitational on April 12th – 16th. The event features some of the worlds’ best chess players as well as up and coming, promising Chicagoans. The event features GM’s Ilya Smirin (former Israeli champion) Nikola Mitkov, Vladimir Georgiev, and Priyadharshan Kannappan.

This event is being graciously sponsored by our friend Jon Winick of Clark Street Capital.

The event will be generously hosted by Avant, at their headquarters in Chicago located at 222 N. LaSalle Drive.

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CCC Pre-Opening Plus-Score #8
Mar
12
10:00am10:00am

CCC Pre-Opening Plus-Score #8

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Studen Center East, (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Room 605, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 4/SS, G/65 + 5s delay. Accelerated pairings possible. In three sections: Open, U1700, U1300. Rounds: 10 AM, 1:00, 3:30, 6:00 PM. Entry fee: Open & U1700: $45 on-site. Under 1700 may play in Open for additional $15. U1300 $20 onsite. All sections: 20% discount for CCC members. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. Prizes: Based on final score (Open: $240 for 4.0/4, $120 for 3.5/4, $60 for 3.0/4, $30 for 2.5/4; U1700: $160 for 4.0/4, $80 for 3.5/4, $40 for 3.0/4, $20 for 2.5/4): U1300: 1st: Clock, 2nd: two books, 3rd: book. Sets and clocks provided. Site is wheelchair-accessible.

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Isaac Braswell Memorial—City of Chicago Blitz Championship
Mar
5
4:00pm 4:00pm

Isaac Braswell Memorial—City of Chicago Blitz Championship

Over $1,000 in prizes!

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

7-round double Swiss (14 blitz games! Play two consecutive games against each of seven players) Game in 3 minutes, 2-second increment (two seconds is added to time after each move).

EF: $45 on site; GMs, IMs, and FMs: $20 onsite. 20% discount for CCC members.

On-site registration 3 to 3:45 p.m. Half-point byes available in up to two rounds (equals four games). Byes must be requested in advance of round 4.

Rounds: Play begins at 4 p.m., each round will begin as soon as possible afterwards.

Prizes: $500-200-100; U2000, $100; U1600 $100; U1400: choice of clock or two books; U1200: choice of clock or two books; U1000: choice of clock or two books

$10 of each entry fee donated to Holsten Human Capital Development, NFP (hhcd.org) in memory of Isaac Braswell to benefit the residents of Lawson House.

US Chess and FIDE blitz rated. Sets and clocks provided. Site is wheelchair-accessible.

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CCC Rated Beginners' Open #4
Mar
5
10:00am10:00am

CCC Rated Beginners' Open #4

Room 605, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 5/SS, G/30 + 5s delay. In one section; open to U1200 and unrated only. Rounds begin at 10 a.m. and subsequent rounds will begin as soon as possible after end of previous round. Sets, boards, and clocks provided. Entry fee: $25 on-site. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. Financial assistance (including entry fee US Chess membership) available to a limited number of Chicago public school students: contact info@chichess.org for details. Prizes: 1st place: clock + book, 2nd place: two books, 3rd place: book. Site is wheelchair-accessible.

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CCC Pre-Opening Plus-Score #7
Feb
26
10:00am10:00am

CCC Pre-Opening Plus-Score #7

  • Room 605, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Room 605, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 4/SS, G/65 + 5s delay. Accelerated pairings possible. In two sections: Open, U1700. Rounds: 10 AM, 1:00, 3:30, 6:00 PM. Entry fee:(onilne registration now closed) $45 on-site. 20% discount for CCC members. Under 1700 may play up for additional $15. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. Prizes: Based on final score (Open: $240 for 4.0/4, $120 for 3.5/4, $60 for 3.0/4, $30 for 2.5/4; U1700: $160 for 4.0/4, $80 for 3.5/4, $40 for 3.0/4, $20 for 2.5/4). Sets and clocks provided. Site is wheelchair-accessible.

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CCC 30-Second Increment #2
Feb
11
10:00am10:00am

CCC 30-Second Increment #2

Room 605, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 3/SS, G/65 + 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 all three rounds. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. 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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Six-on-Six High School Chess Rumble
Jan
14
8:30am 8:30am

Six-on-Six High School Chess Rumble

  • UIC Student Center East, Sixth Floor (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Chicago Chess Foundation and the Chicago Chess Center cordially invite you to participate in a six-on-six high school chess tournament exclusively for Chicago public and private high school students.  CCF and CCC are both 501(c)(3) organizations commited to offering instructive and low-cost events that nurture chess cultures in every school in the city. The Six-on-Six Chess Rumble is the first event in this series and we look forward to a great day of chess. More info here.

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CCC Rated Beginners' Open #3
Dec
10
10:00am10:00am

CCC Rated Beginners' Open #3

Third Floor Conference Center, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 5/SS, G/30 + 5s delay. In one section; open to U1200 and unrated only. Rounds: 10, 11:15 AM; 1, 2:15, 3:30 PM. Sets, boards, and clocks provided. Entry fee: $25 on-site. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. Financial assistance (including entry fee, lunch, and US Chess membership) avialable to a limited number of Chicago public school students: contact info@chichess.org for details. Prizes: 1st place: clock + book, 2nd place: two books, 3rd place: book. Site is wheelchair-accessible. No smoking.

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CCC Pre-Opening Plus-Score #6
Dec
10
10:00am10:00am

CCC Pre-Opening Plus-Score #6

Third Floor Conference Center, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 4/SS, G/65 + 5s delay. In two sections: Open, U1700. Rounds: 10 AM, 1:00, 3:30, 6:00 PM. Entry fee: $45 on-site. 20% discount for CCC members. Under 1700 may play up for additional $15. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. Prizes: Based on final score (Open: $240 for 4.0/4, $120 for 3.5/4, $60 for 3.0/4, $30 for 2.5/4; U1700: $160 for 4.0/4, $80 for 3.5/4, $40 for 3.0/4, $20 for 2.5/4). Sets and clocks provided. Site is wheelchair-accessible. No smoking.

 

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CCC Pre-Opening Plus-Score #5
Nov
19
10:00am10:00am

CCC Pre-Opening Plus-Score #5

Room 605, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 4/SS, G/65 + 5s delay. In two sections: Open, U1600. Rounds: 10 AM, 1:00, 3:30, 6:00 PM. Entry fee: $35 in advance, $45 on-site. 20% discount for CCC members.  Under 1600 may play up for additional $15. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. Prizes: Based on final score (Open: $240 for 4.0/4, $120 for 3.5/4, $60 for 3.0/4, $30 for 2.5/4; U1600: $160 for 4.0/4, $80 for 3.5/4, $40 for 3.0/4, $20 for 2.5/4). Sets and clocks provided. Site is wheelchair-accessible. No smoking.

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CCC Pre-Opening Plus-Score #4
Oct
22
10:00am10:00am

CCC Pre-Opening Plus-Score #4

Room 605, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 4/SS, G/65 + 5s delay. In two sections: Open, U1700. Rounds: 10 AM, 1:15, 3:45, 6:15 PM. Entry fee: $34 in advance, $45 on-site. Under 1700 may play up for additional $15. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. Prizes: Based on final score (Open: $240 for 4.0/4, $120 for 3.5/4, $60 for 3.0/4, $30 for 2.5/4; U1700: $160 for 4.0/4, $80 for 3.5/4, $40 for 3.0/4, $20 for 2.5/4). Sets and clocks provided. Site is wheelchair-accessible. No smoking.

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CCC Scholastic Tournament #2
Sep
17
9:00am 9:00am

CCC Scholastic Tournament #2

Third Floor Conference Center, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 5/SS, G/30 + 5s delay. In one section; open to students in grades K-12 only.  Rounds: 10, 11:15 AM; 1, 2:15, 3:30 PM. Sets, boards, and clocks provided. Entry Fee: $10 in advance, $15 onsite. Onsite registration 9 to 9:45 a.m. Entry fee includes one-year membership in US Chess for new members! Financial assistance (including lunch) available to a limited number of Chicago public school students: contact info@chichess.org for details. Prizes: Book prizes.

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CCC Pre-Opening Plus-Score #3
Jul
23
10:00am10:00am

CCC Pre-Opening Plus-Score #3

Room 605, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 4/SS, G/65 + 5s delay. In two sections: Open, U1700. Accelerated pairings possible in rounds 1 and 2. Rounds: 10 AM, 1:15, 3:45, 6:15 PM. Entry fee: $34 in advance, $45 on-site. Under 1700 may play up for additional $15. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. Prizes: Based on final score (Open: $240 for 4.0/4, $120 for 3.5/4, $60 for 3.0/4, $30 for 2.5/4; U1700: $160 for 4.0/4, $80 for 3.5/4, $40 for 3.0/4, $20 for 2.5/4). Sets and clocks provided. Site is wheelchair-accessible. No smoking.

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CCC Rated Beginners' Open #2
Jun
18
10:00am10:00am

CCC Rated Beginners' Open #2

Third Floor Conference Center, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 5/SS, G/30 + 5s delay. In one section; open to U1200 and unrated only. Rounds: 10, 11:15 AM; 1, 2:15, 3:30 PM. Entry fee: $10 in advance, $20 on-site. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. Prizes: 1st place: clock + book, 2nd place: two books, 3rd place: book. Site is wheelchair-accessible. No smoking.

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CCC June Swiss
Jun
18
10:00am10:00am

CCC June Swiss

Third Floor Conference Center, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 4/SS, G/65 + 5s delay. In two sections: Open, U1700. Rounds: 10 AM, 1:30, 4, 6:30 PM. Entry fee: $35 in advance, $45 on-site. Under 1700 may play up for additional $10. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. Prizes: $1,000 guaranteed (Open: $300-175-100, U2000 $75; U1700: $175-100, U1500 $75, book prizes to top U1300 and U1100). Sets and clocks provided. Site is wheelchair-accessible. No smoking.

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CCC Pre-Opening Quads
May
21
10:00am10:00am

CCC Pre-Opening Quads

Room 605, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 3/RR, G/90 + 5s delay. Rounds: 10 AM; 1:45, 5 PM. Entry fee: $18 in advance, $25 on-site (CCC members $15 in advance, $20 on-site). Masters who register in advance will receive entry fee refund after completing all three rounds. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. Prizes: Winner of each quad gets free entry to one future CCC event (maximum value $40). Boards and sets provided; bring clocks. Site is wheelchair-accessible. No smoking.

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Cindy Berry Memorial Plus-Score Open
Apr
30
10:00am10:00am

Cindy Berry Memorial Plus-Score Open

Room 605, Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago. 4/SS, G/65 + 5s delay. In one section; accelerated pairings in rounds 1 and 2. Rounds: 10 AM; 1, 3:30, 6 PM. Entry fee: $40 on-site. On-site registration 9 to 9:45 AM. Prizes: $200 for 4.0/4, $100 for 3.5/4, $50 for 3.0/4, $25 for 2.5/4. Boards and sets provided; bring clocks. Site is wheelchair-accessible. No smoking.

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