State of the art laptop computer to the winner of each section plus over $100,000 in scholarships and other chess prizes!

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What: 2008 Susan Polgar Trifecta Events
When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 18-20, 2008
Location: St. Joseph Academy
101 Saint Joseph Drive
Brownsville, Texas 78520-0785
Click MAP for directions.

Holiday Inn
3777 North ExpresswayBrownsville, TX 78520
Ask for “chess rate” of $59.00
Chess rate good until Jan. 14, 2008 includes a standard room (king or double) – FREE high speed internet 956-547-1500

Hawthorn Suites
(Soon to be Hilton)3759 North ExpresswayBrownsville, TX 78520
Ask for “chess rate” of $69.00Chess rate good until Jan. 14, 2008

Includes a studio suite (queen bed and queen sofa sleeper), with a fully equipped kitchen, a complimentary hot breakfast each morning, and complimentary high speed internet access.


Girls (SPNO): Primary (K-2) Elementary (3-5) Middle School (6-8) High School / Adults U1600

National Challenge (SPNC): Primary (K-2) Elementary (3-5) Middle School (6-8) High School / Adults U1600

Note: High School students do not have a rating restriction. All high school students are eligible to compete for the scholarships. Adults with ratings 1600 or greater are required to play in the International Open.

International Open (FIDE rated) Open (rating ≥1600)

Dan Deleon
Phone: (361) 991-2800

Entry Fees:
SPNO & SPNC: $35 if postmarked by Dec. 10, $45 if postmarked by Jan. 10, or $55 onsite.
Advance entries that do not include player’s name and/or fees will not be accepted.
Side Events Deadline: January 10, 2008
Event – Fee – Date – Time
Puzzle Solving Championship $10
Friday 1/18 5:00 pm
Susan Polgar Simultaneous Exhibition* $25
Friday 1/18 6:15 pm
Free Lecture
Saturday 1/19 12:30 pm
Blitz Championship $15
Saturday 1/19 7:15 pm

All three side events: $40 (Add $5 to side events after January 10th.)

Mini-Chess Camp $20
Saturday 1/19 5:00 pm
*Maximum 70 players.

International Open entry $49 if postmarked by Dec. 10, $69 if postmarked by Jan. 10 or $89 onsite.

Mail registrations and entry fees to:
Susan Polgar Foundation℅ STCC
Attn: Dan De Leon
5858 S.P.I.D. #96Corpus Christi, Texas 78412

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