ALL AMERICAS CHESS WOMEN’S YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS
November 18-19, 2017 at the Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel
FREE PIZZA BUFFET SATURDAY EVENING for ALL PLAYERS [Pizza, Salad, Cookies, Lemonade & ice Tea]
U25 [$3600 Guaranteed in Cash Prizes] T/L: G/90+ 30 inc. (or G/2, d5). 5-SS. $$: 900-550-330-160
U2100 $350-200, U1900 $310-170, U1700 $270-140, U1500/Unrated $220.
U18 T/L: G/90 +30 inc. [Alt T/L G/2, d5]. 5-SS. Trophies: Top 7 overall, Top 2 rated U1600,
Top 2 rated U1400, Top Rated U1200/Unrated, Top 2 Teams [see U12 for team specifics], Top U1400 team.
U12 T/L: G/75+30 inc. (or G/90, d5), 5-SS. Trophies: Top 7 overall, Top 2 rated U1300, Top 2 rated U1100, Top 2 rated U900, Top 3 rated U700, Top 3 rated U500, Top Unrated. Top 2 teams, Top U1000 team, Top U600 team. Teams are 2-5 players, with the top 3 scores counting; club teams are allowed.
Tournament is limited to approximately 320 players
U12 Time control is to allow staggered use of the buffet, for an earlier finish on Sat/Sun, and earlier awards on Sunday for U12 players.
Entry fee if before October 16, 2017: U25 $88, U18 $63, U12 $50; if by November 8 U25 $95 U18 $75 U12 $65, All $10 more at site if playing space permits. Entries at Eventbrite.com/Women’s Youth Championships or by mail to Lawrence Cohen P.O. Box 6632 Villa Park, IL 60181. Info requests via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org At site registration Friday night [11/17/2017] 8-9 pm.
Hotel reservations [$109 per night chess rate] should be made prior to October 27 to insure room availability.
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