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Chicago Chess Center Rated Beginners' Open #6

  • 750 S. Halsted Chicago, IL 60607 (map)

July 8


5-round Swiss System. Each player has 30 minutes for each game, plus an additional five-second delay per move.

Cardinal & Fort Dearborn Rooms, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607. Open to 1200 & under. Entry Fee: $25 onsite. Prizes: 1st place: clock + book, 2nd place: two books, 3rd place: book.

You do NOT need a US Chess rating to play in this event! You DO need to join US Chess (and you can join onsite).

Free entry and & US Chess membership available to a limited number of City of Chicago scholastic players with financial need (honor system). Email for details.

Reg: 9 to 9:45 AM. Rds: First round 10 a.m. other rounds as soon as possible. (There will be a lunch break!)

ENT: or snail mail to Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. P.O. Box 180095, Chicago, IL 60618. 



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