Official website: http://www.polgarworldopen.com/

Susan Polgar World Open for Boys and Girls

Main Event – October 6 – 7*, 2012
Special 3 hour Camp – October 5, 2012

Doubletree Hotel – Oakbrook, IL

Over $100,000 in prizes and scholarships to Webster University

**The winners of the Girls K-3, 4-5, 6-8 and 9-12 will receive automatic invitations to the Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational (late July 2013 at Webster University in St. Louis), which include free room and board!

All winners from the 2012 SPWO (Boys and Girls) will receive free entry to the 2013 SPWO!



6R-SS in 8 sections:

(K-3), (4-5), (6-8), (9-12)

Time Control (all sections):

Game-45 w/5-sec delay

Round Times (all sections):

Sat & Sun: 11:00am, 1:30pm, 4pm

Side Events:

Puzzle Solving – Saturday 6:00pm
Simul * – Saturday 7:00pm
Bughouse – Sunday – 9:00am
Blitz – 6:00pm

*Simul is limited to 25 participants with maximum 10 adults as available

Book Signing with GM Susan Polgar:

Between rounds 2 and 3 on Saturday
Between rounds 4 and 5 on Sunday

Q & A with GM Susan Polgar

12:30pm on Saturday

Special 3 hour chess camp with GM Susan Polgar

Friday 10/5 – 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Prizes (Boys and Girls)

9th – 12th Grade Section

1st – Webster University Scholarship
2nd – $150 value of chess prizes
3rd – $100 value of chess prizes
4th – $75 value of chess prizes

4-5, 6-8

1st – Netbook
2nd – $150 value of chess prizes
3rd – $100 value of chess prizes
4th – $75 value of chess prizes

K-3

1st – $250 value of chess prizes
2nd – $150 value of chess prizes
3rd – $100 value of chess prizes
4th – $75 value of chess prizes

Trophies (in all sections)

Trophies to Top 10 individuals
Trophies to Top 3 school teams

Tournament Entry Fees:

$40 by September 15, 2012
$50 by September 29, 2012
$60 thereafter and onsite

Side events – $15 each or $40 for all three if purchased in advance; $20 each onsite

1/2 day camp – $40 in advance, $60 onsite – camp limited to 40 participants

Questions: sevan@nachess.org or call 847.423.8626 and mention Polgar tournament in your message

Our chess vendor is Checkmate Chess Supply

Payments to be mailed to (payable):

North American Chess Association
4957 Oakton Street Suite 113
Skokie, IL 60077

Register online at: http://www.polgarworldopen.com

All equipment will be provided (boards, sets, clocks). Organizer provided equipment must be used. Equipment will be on discounted sale upon tournament completion for school clubs and parents to purchase.

Doubletree Hotel – 1909 Spring Road – Oakbrook, IL 60523 – 630.472.6000
$91 room rate; must call hotel directly and ask for North American Chess rate.

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