2011 Susan Polgar National Open for Boys and Girls

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Over $100,000 in scholarships & prizes!

March 4-6, 2011
Chandler (Phoenix), Arizona

7 Round SwissSys G/45. 8 Sections: Primary (K-2), Elementary (K-5), Middle School (K-8) and High School (K-12) , separately for boys and girls. Rounds: Sat. 9:15 A.M., 11:15 A.M., 1:15 P.M. and 3:15 P.M.; Sun. 9:00 A.M., 11:30 A. M. and 1:30 P.M. Awards at 4:00 P.M. Online Registrations: Girls and Boys. Entry: Chess Emporium, 10801 N 32nd St., Suite 6, Phoenix, AZ 85028.
Venue:

Bogle Junior High School – View Map
1600 West Queen Creek Road
Chandler, AZ 85248

Schedule:

Friday, March 4th
6:30 PM – Puzzle Solving Championship
7:00 PM – Bughouse Round 1
7:30 PM – Bughouse Round 2
8:00 PM – Bughouse Round 3
8:30 PM – Bughouse Round 4
9:00 PM – Bughouse Round 5

Saturday, March 5th
9:15 AM – Main Event Round 1
11:15 AM – Main Event Round 2
1:15 PM – Main Event Round 3
3:15 PM – Main Event Round 4
5:00 PM – Susan Polgar 20 Board Simultaneous Exhibition
6:30 PM – Blitz Round 1
7:00 PM – Blitz Round 2
7:30 PM – Blitz Round 3
8:00 PM – Blitz Round 4
8:30 PM – Blitz Round 5

Sunday, March 6th
9:00 AM – Main Event Round 5
10:30 AM – Susan Polgar Q&A
11:30 AM – Main Event Round 6
1:30 PM – Main Event Round 7
4:00 PM – Awards Ceremony

Hotel Info:

Holiday Inn
1200 W. Ocotillo Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85248

Call: 480-203-2121 mention “Chess” to get special rate of $95/night for 2 Queen or King room.

Prizes

9-12 Grade Boys & Girls sections:

Scholarships to Texas Tech University!
Trophies to top 10 individuals
Trophies to top 3 School Teams
Medals to all participants!

K-2, 3-5 & 6-8 Girls and Boys sections:

Netbook to 1st!!
$200 in chess prizes to 2nd
$150 in chess prizes to 3rd
Trophies to top 20 individuals
Trophies to top 3 School Teams
Trophy to Top Club Team
Trophies to top 3 Sibling Teams
Medals to all participants!

Tournament Fees

  • Main Event:
  • $55.00 if postmarked by 01/15/2010
    $59.00 if postmarked by 02/15/2011 or
    $65.00 if postmarked by 03/02/2011 or
    $69.00 on site registration

  • Puzzle Solving Championship: $15 by 2/25/11, $20 thereafter, registration closes 5:30 PM Fri. 3/4

  • Blitz Championship: $20 by 2/25/11, $25 thereafter, registration closes 5:30 PM Fri. 3/4

  • Bughouse Championship: $20 (Team) by 2/25/11, $25 (Team) thereafter, registration closes 6:00 PM

  • Susan Polgar Simultaneous Exhibition: $25 by 2/25/11, $30 thereafter, registration closes 15 minutes prior to start time.
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