July 19-21 or 20-21, 2013
Westin North Shore Hotel, Wheeling, Illinois
PRIZE FUND $20,000 UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED!
Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!
JULY 19-21 OR 20-21, ILLINOIS
TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 120 (ENHANCED)
6th annual Chicago Class. 5 rounds, Westin Chicago
North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling IL 60090 (from
Chicago, I-294 north to US-45 north; from Milwaukee, I-94 to Lake Cook Rd to
US-45 south). Free parking. $20,000
In 8 sections: Master 40/110,
SD/30, d10, other
sections 30/90, SD/1, d5.
2-day option in
all sections, rds 1-2 G/90, d5, then merges with 3-day.
EARLY FINISH: Latest time that play can end for the day is
an hour earlier than past years on Friday & Saturday, two hours earlier on
$2000-1000-500-300, clear win or 1st on tiebreak $100, top U2400 $800-400.
Class A (1800-1999/Unr):
Class B (1600-1799/Unr):
Class C (1400-1599/Unr):
Class D (1200-1399/Unr):
Class E (Under
Under 1000 (Under
1000/Unr): $200-100-60-40, trophies to first 5, top Under 800, Under 600,
Rated players may play up one
Prize limits: Unrated may not
win over $125 in U1000, $250 E, $375 D, $500 C, $700 B, or $900 A.
Top 7 sections entry fee: $105
online at chessaction.com by
7/17, $110 phoned to 406-896-2038 (entry
only, no questions) by 7/17, 3-day $108, 2-day $107 mailed by 7/11, all $120
at site, or online until 2 hours before first game.
Under 1000 Section entry fee: all
$70 less than above.
All: No mailed credit card
entries. No checks at site, credit cards OK. Online or mailed EF $5 less
to ICA members; join/renew at il-chess.org.
An ICA Tour event. July official USCF ratings used. Unofficial uschess.org ratings
usually used if otherwise
Foreign player rating
info for foreign player ratings.
Special 1 year USCF dues with
paper magazine if paid with entry. Online at chessaction.com,
Adult $30, Young Adult $20, Scholastic $15. Mailed, phoned or paid at site,
Adult $40, Young Adult $30, Scholastic $20. Re-entry $50; not available in
Master Section. GMs $80 from prize.
3-day schedule: Reg.
ends Fri 6 pm, rds. Fri 7, Sat 12 noon & 6 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:30 pm.
2-day schedule: Reg.
ends Sat 9 am, rds. Sat 10 am, 2 pm & 6 pm, Sun 10 am & 3:30 pm.
Half point byes: OK
all rounds, limit 3, Master must commit before rd 2, others before rd 3.
Hotel rates: $105-105-105-105, 800-937-8461, 847-777-6500,
reserve by 7/5 or rate may increase.
Car rental: Avis, 800-331-1600,
use AWD #D657633,
reserve car online at
Continental Chess, Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803. $15 service charge for
refunds. Questions: DirectorAtChess.US, chesstour.com, 347-201-2269.
Advance entries posted at chessaction.com (online
entries posted instantly).