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City of Chicago Class Championships


$5,600 GUARANTEED!

Oct. 28-29, 2017

US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 50

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.

FIVE SECTIONS:

Open 

FIDE Rated. 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 SECTIONS: 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.

REGISTRATION: Onine or by 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.

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). We encourage carpooling.

CTA

Blue Line to UIC–Halsted; 8 (Halsted) to Polk; 12 (Roosevelt), 18 (18th) to Halsted

METRA

Union Station is a 0.8 mile walk, Ogilvie Transportation Center is a 1.1 mile walk. Walk west to Halsted, then walk south. Short taxi ride from all Loop METRA stations.

DINING

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