Morning view from the official hotel of the 2011 SPNO

SPECIAL CHESS GAME SHOW!

There will be a special Chess Game Show this Saturday where young participants can win very cool prizes (Sponsored by http://www.glosgames.com) and the Susan Polgar Foundation! It will be fun, fun, fun!

2011 Susan Polgar National Open for Boys and Girls

Official Qualifier for the 2011 Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational! Winners of all the girls’ sections will automatically qualify for the 2011 SPGI, the most prestigious all-girls event in the U.S.

Over $100,000 in scholarships & prizes!

http://www.polgarevents.com

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.

http://www.polgarevents.com/

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