July 8, 2017
US Chess Grand Prix Points: 6
CHICAGO CHESS CENTER PRE-OPENING PLUS-SCORE #11
4SS, G/65, d5, Cardinal Room, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607.
In 2 Sections
$$500 minimum guaranteed (Based on past events, actual prizes may be significantly higher): Each player with 4 points wins $240, 3½=$120, 3=$60, 2½=$30.
Open to 1699 & under. $$ Each player with 4 points wins $160, 3½ $80, 3 $40, 2½ $20.
ALL: EF: $45 on-site. 20% discount for CCC members. Under 1700 may play in Open Section for additional $15. Rounds: 10-1-3:30-6. Accelerated possible. ENT: online or mail to 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 email@example.com. 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