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Chicago Chess Center Jane Addams Memorial


  • Student Center East, University of Illinois at Chicago 750 South Halsted Street Chicago, IL, 60607 United States (map)

Jan. 27-28, 2018

Chicago Chess Center Jane Addams Memorial

$5,000 GUARANTEED!

$7,500 based on 120 paid entries!

Student Center East, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago

750 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60607.

In 6 Sections

Please note that the Under 1500 and the Under 1300 sections have a separate schedule from the other four sections!

Hull-House Open:

Top section prizes 100% guaranteed!

FIDE rated. 4-SS, 40/100, SD/30; 30-second increment from move 1.

Rounds: Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4. Entry fee: $79, $95 after Jan.19, $109 onsite. U2100 $20 more. GMs, WGMs, IMs, WIMs free with advance registration.

$$Gtd: $1000-500-250-150, U2300 $400-200. Accelerated possible. EF based on US Chess rating; pairings & prizes based on FIDE rating.

Under 2100

4-SS, 40/100, SD/30; 30-second increment from move 1.

Rounds: Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4. Entry fee: $79, $95 after Jan.19, $109 onsite. U1900 $20 more. $$b/120 paid $560-280-160.

Under 1900

4-SS, 40/100, SD/30; 30-second increment from move 1.

Rounds: Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4. Entry fee: $79, $95 after Jan.19, $109 onsite. U1700 $20 more. $ b/120 paid: $560-280-160.

Under 1700

4-SS, 40/100, SD/30; 30-second increment from move 1.

Rounds: Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4. Entry fee: $79, $95 after Jan.19, $109 onsite. U1500 $20 more. $$b/120 paid: $560-280-160.

Under 1500:

6SS, G/65, d5.

Rounds.: Sat. 10:15-2-5, Sun. Sat. 10:15-2-5. Entry fee: $79, $95 after Jan.19, $109 onsite. U1300 $20 more. $$b/120 paid: $560-280-160.

Under 1300:

6SS, G/65; d5,

Rounds.: Sat. 10:15-2-5, Sun. Sat. 10:15-2-5. Entry fee. $79, $95 after Jan.19, $109 onsite. $$b/120 paid: $560-280-160.

All sections:

Enter online kingregistration.com/tournaments/event/20180127, or mail by Jan 14. to Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. PO Box 180095, Chicago IL 60618. Reg.: 8:30-9:30 Sat., Sunday-only option: 8:30-9:30 Sun. Reentry: $50. NO PHONE ENTRIES.

Sets, boards, clocks supplied by Chicago Chess Center!

Byes: Limit 2 (limit 3 in U1500/U1300), must commit before rd. 2; 2nd Sun. bye
counts as 0.4 towards prizes.

INFO: Bill Brock (773) 294-1709, info@chichess.org. Visit Hull-House Museum (immediately south of playing site) Sun. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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

Later Event: February 3
Chicago Chess Center Cheapo Action