Isaac Braswell Memorial—City of Chicago Blitz Championship

  • UIC Student Center East, Room 605 750 South Halsted Street Chicago, IL, 60607 United States

Isaac Braswell Memorial

City of Chicago Blitz Championship

Over $1,000 in prizes!

Sunday, March 5, 2017

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, 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.