Chicago Chess Center Midsummer Plus-Score #10

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

June 24
US Chess Grand Prix Points: 10
CHICAGO CHESS CENTER MIDSUMMER PLUS-SCORE #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: $37 in advance; $45 onsite.  $$: Each player with 4 points wins $320, 3½=$160, 3=$80, 2½=$40.

Under 1600: 4SS, G/65; d5,  Open to 1599 & under. EF: $37 advance; $45 onsite. Each player with 4 points wins $240, 3½=$120, 3=$60, 2½=$30.

Under 1000: 4SS, G/65; d5, Open to 999 & under. EF: $10 in advance; $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: online or at 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.

INFO: Bill Brock, 773-294-1709 info@chichess.org. Sets & clocks provided. 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