Susan Polgar World Open for Boys and Girls
Oct 31-Nov 1-Nov 2
Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, IL
Over $100,000 in prizes with scholarships to Webster University!
A 2015 World Youth Qualifier Event!
Sections (Boys and Girls each)
U18, U16, U14, U12, U10
Prizes (Boys and Girls each)
1st place – Webster University Scholarship ($52,000 value)
2nd – 4th place – $150-100-75 in chess prizes
U16, U14, U12, U10
1st place – iPad Mini
2nd – 4th place – $150-100-75 in chess prizes.
All sections – trophies to 1st – 8th place and 1st-2nd for school-based teams
Rounds and Time Control
6R-SS Game-45 w/5-sec delay: Sat-Sun 11am, 1:30pm, 4pm each day.
9:30-10:30am Sat. Limit 2 byes.
Last rd. bye must commit by end of Round 2.
2-hour camp with GM Polgar (Fri 6:00pm)
Puzzle Solving (Sat 6pm)
Simul (Sat 7pm)
Blitz (Sun 9am).
1-day U8 tournament (10:30am – onsite reg 9:30-10am)
Trophies for 1st – 15th place and top 3 school teams
Participation Ribbons for All Players!
Team Rules: Minimum 2 players in same section from same school or feeder school (if feeder school parent / coach must provide proof). Top 2 scores count if more than 2 players on a team. A single school with many players cannot create additional teams in the same section. 1 team per section per school.
Site: Hyatt Regency Schaumburg – 1800 E Golf Road – Schaumburg, IL 60173.
Hotel: $89/night – call 847-605-1234 and ask for CHESS rate. Reserve by Oct 11. Free parking.
Entries: If postmarked or online by 10/4 $40; online or postmarked by 10/18 $50,$60 thereafter. Puzzle Solving, Blitz, Simul Side Events EF – $20 each. Camp EF – $40 by 10/4, $50 by 10/18, $60 thereafter and onsite. 1-day scholastic: $30 by 10/18, $40 thereafter and onsite. Credit Cards onsite OK. No checks onsite.
Mail entries to: ChessIQ (payable to) 4957 Oakton Street Suite 113 Skokie, IL 60077. Register online at – http://www.chessiq.com/polgar2014
Other info: Boards, sets, and clocks provided. None for skittles. Must use organizer provided equipment. Chess store onsite. November rating supplement used. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org (ONLY). On tournament day (ONLY) 847.274.1352
This is great.