2008 Susan Polgar Trifecta Events (Scholastic, Adult and International)

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 18-20, 2008


Saint Joseph High School
101 Saint Joseph Drive
Brownsville, Texas 78520-0785


Holiday Inn 3777 North Expressway Brownsville, TX 78520
http://www.holidayinnbrownsville.com/ Ask for “chess rate” of $59.00, includes a standard room (king or double) free high speed internet 956-547-1500

Hawthorn Suites
(Soon to be Hilton) 3759 North Expressway Brownsville, TX 78520 956-574-6900
Ask for “chess rate” of $69.00, 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.

Scholarships, Laptop computers, chess and cash prizes totalling over $100,000! Over 1,500 players expected!

National Open for Girls and National Challenge (Open to all)

Prizes for each section:

Laptop Computer to 1st
$200 in prizes to 2nd
$150 in prizes to 3rd
$100 in prizes to 4th
$50 in prizes to 5th
(The winner of each girl’s section will qualify for the 2008 SP National Invitational! Must meet age requirement)
Digital clock to 6-0 score

Trophies to top 20 Individuals
Trophies to top 3 teams
Medals to 21-30th Individuals
Medals to 4th-6th Teams
Trophies to top 3 Parent/Child/Sibling Teams

International Open (FIDE rated)
$500 and Laptop Computer to 1st!!
$300 in prizes to 2nd
$200 in prizes to 3rd
Top U2000 $150 to 1st & $100 to 2nd
Top U1800 $150 to 1st & $100 to 2nd
Trophies to top 3 College Teams (top 3 players)


The winner of the High School division will win a 4-year scholarship to Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Additional scholarships to Texas Tech University will be awarded.

Official website and online registration: www.polgarevents.com

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