6th annual


July 19-21 or 20-21, 2013
Westin North Shore Hotel, Wheeling, Illinois


Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!
JULY 19-21 OR 20-21, ILLINOIS
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 guaranteed prizes. 

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 Sunday. 

 (2200/up): $2000-1000-500-300, clear win or 1st on tiebreak $100, top U2400 $800-400. FIDE.
(2000-2199): $1400-700-400-200. 
Class A 
(1800-1999/Unr): $1400-700-400-200. 
Class B
 (1600-1799/Unr): $1400-700-400-200. 
Class C
 (1400-1599/Unr): $1200-600-400-200. 
Class D 
(1200-1399/Unr): $1000-500-300-200. 
Class E 
(Under 1200/Unr): $1000-500-300-200.  
Under 1000
 (Under 1000/Unr): $200-100-60-40, trophies to first 5, top Under 800, Under 600, Unrated. 
Rated players may play up one section.

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. 

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 unrated. See 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,
or reserve car online at chesstour.com.

chessaction.com or 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).

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