December 6, 2008. 2008 Illinois Class Championships.
4R-SS G/60 – $5000 b/150 fully paid entries.
Holiday Inn Chicago – North Shore. 5300 W. Touhy Ave, Skokie, IL 60077. Free Parking.
In 6 sections: M/X: $500-300-200-100 Top U2400, U2300, U2200 each $150, Class A: $350-250-150-75, Class B: $350-250-150-75, Class C: $300-200-100-50, Class D: $300-200-100-50, Class E/F/U, $200-100-50-25. Unrated Prize – Book Prize only. Unrated must play in M/X or Class E/F/U sections. Trophies for Scholastic entries 1st – 3rd place each class section.
Play Up 1 class for $10 more. Entry Fee: $80 Adult, $60 Youth, $40 scholastic (Scholastic cannot win cash prizes – trophies only) all postmarked or paid online by 11/15; After 11/15: $100 Adult, $80 Youth, $60 scholastic at door (Youth entries count as 2/3 entry, Scholastic as 1/3 entry).
Mail payments (made payable to) and registration to: North American Chess Association, 2516 N. Waukegan Rd. Suite 342, Glenview, IL 60025. Byes: One 1/2pt bye allowed, Rd. 4 bye must commit by start of Rd. 2. December Rating Supplement.
Schedule: Reg.: 8:15-9:15am, Rds.: 10, 12:30, 3:30, 6. Re-entry: $50 only 1/2pt in Rd 1 – no re-entries after Rd 2. Food available onsite thru restaurant or food booth throughout entire day.
Hotel rates: $99+tax, 847-679-8900. Mention Chess Tournament. Rate is available on room availability. Car rental: Hertz, 800-654-3131, Hertz CDP#1789693. BRING BOARDS, SETS, AND CLOCKS – NONE PROVIDED.
USCF Membership Required. ICA Membership Required for IL Residents. NS,NC,W.
Information: Sevan A. Muradian 888.80.CHESS or firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information, online registration and payment visit www.nachess.org/ilclass.
Checkmate Chess Supply Co will be bookseller onsite.
Support local Illinois Organizers! 2007 IL Class drew 119 players and the US G/60 drew 140. Show up and make this event break those records!
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