December 10, 2016
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Prizes: 1st place: clock + book, 2nd place: two books, 3rd place: book. Site is wheelchair-accessible. No smoking.
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). We encourage carpooling.
Blue Line to UIC–Halsted; 8 (Halsted) to Polk; 12 (Roosevelt), 18 (18th) to Halsted
Argo Tea may be open on the second floor of Student Center East. Options within a half-mile walk include:
Fontano Foods 1058 W. Polk St.
RoSal’s 1154 W. Taylor St.
Khaosan & Taylor 1104 W. Taylor St.
Tufano’s 1073 W. Vernon Park Place