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Chicago Chess Center Midsummer Plus-Score #10

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

June 24
US Chess Grand Prix Points: 10

Extra prizes to celebrate our tenth plus-score event!

4SS, G/65; d5. UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607.

$$GTD: $750 in Open Section, and cash prizes to all plus scores in Open & U1600 based on final score!

3 Sections

Open: 4SS, G/65; d5, EF: $45 onsite.  $$: Each player with 4 points wins $320, 3½=$160, 3=$80, 2½=$40.

Under 1600 or unrated: 4SS, G/65; d5,  Open to 1599 & under. EF: $45 onsite. Each player with 4 points wins $240, 3½=$120, 3=$60, 2½=$30.

Under 1000 or unrated: 4SS, G/65; d5, Open to 999 & under. EF: $20 onsite. Prizes: 1st: Clock & book, 2nd: two books, 3rd: book. Free entry & US Chess membership available to 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: Onsite 9-9:45 a.m. No phone entries. ½-point bye any round: request before rd. 2.

You do not need a rating to play in any section of this event! The Under 1000 Section will be appropriate for most unrated beginners. Our chess friends who have FIDE or national ratings from other countries should let us know: we will try to place you in the most appropriate section.

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


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.


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