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Chicago Chess Center Pre-Opening Plus-Score #9

  • 750 S. Halsted Chicago IL 60607 (map)

May 20


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 Sets & clocks provided. W. 


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