|South Point · Hotel · Casino · Spa|
|LAS VEGAS INTERNATIONAL CHESS FESTIVAL|
The Chess Event of the Year
Susan Polgar World Open for Girls and Boys Championship
June 6-7, 2009
The Polgar Committee will award automatic qualifying spots to the winners in each section of the 2009 annual Susan Polgar World Open Championship for Girls!
Over $150,000 in college scholarships and chess prizes!
|5 Round||USCF Rated Swiss System Tournament|
|Time Control||Game/45 minutes|
|Trophies||Top 10 individuals in each section
Top 3 (3-player) school/club teams each section
Special Medals to 11th-20th Individuals and 4th-6th Teams
|Prizes||1st in each section MonRoi Personal Chess Manager
2nd – 5th $200-$150-$100-$50 in chess prizes
|Scholarships||to Texas Tech will be awarded based in part on performance in this event.|
|Entry Fee||$45 by 1/29, $55 by 5/19, $65 by 6/3, $75 on site.|
|Registration||Friday 4-8 p.m. & Saturday 8:30-9:30 a.m.|
|Rounds||Saturday 11 a.m, 1:30 p.m & 4 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m & 12:30 p.m.
Opening Ceremony Saturday 10 a.m.
Awards Ceremony Sunday 3:30 p.m.
|Membership||in the U.S. Chess Federation is required of all players. You may join with your entry or on site. Players will not be allowed to complete the tournament without a valid membership.|
In compliance with the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act all non-gaming areas of the South Point Hotel, including the Convention Center and restaurants, are NON-SMOKING.
South Point Hotel and Spa:
– Some of our many amenities include a 16-screen Century Theatre movie complex, 64-lane bowling center and a handful of restaurants that cater to all appetites and tastes.
– Our distinctive hotel features spacious rooms and suites with 42-inch plasma televisions, Point Plush mattresses and Wireless Fidelity throughout.
– A unique feature to this property is its Equestrian Center, which is the finest horse facility in the country.
– Recently, we have added a fabulous 400-seat showroom that features headliner entertainment and dancing to live bands on weekends.