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Chicago Chess Center Action #1

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


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


Under 1600

Under 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: events/INFO: Bill Brock 773-294-1709 Sets, boards, and clocks provided. Wheelchair accessible.


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. (Closed Sunday)
RoSal’s 1154 W. Taylor St.
Khaosan & Taylor 1104 W. Taylor St.
Tufano’s 1073 W. Vernon Park Place