DuPage County Chess Championship Info


Elite Chess will continue to bring high quality chess tournaments to the west suburbs with the 5th Annual DuPage County Chess Championship. Our last DCCC was a glowing success with over 175 players competing in both the rated and unrated sections. Our goal this year is to have 200 players attend, so spread the word!

The event will take place on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Benedictine University. More information is below.


5th Annual DuPage County Chess Championship

When: Saturday, December 30, 2017.

Description: Chess tournament with 6 rated sections (U600, U900, U1200, U1400, U1600, and Championship) and 2 unrated scholastic sections (Elementary and Junior High). All sections are 4R/SS G45 +5 second delay. A Bughouse Challenge will take place during lunch and game analysis will be available throughout the tournament. Concessions and chess supplies will be available for purchase as well. USCF membership required for rated sections.

Prizes: Based on 75 rated entries. Trophies will be awarded to top 5 finishers in the unrated scholastic sections and the U600 section. All other rated sections: $110-75-40; Championship Section: $150-100-50, Top U1800 finisher $100. Championship Section winner will have name engraved on DuPage County Chess Championship Cup. Bughouse Challenge winners will receive a unique trophy. All players will receive a participation ribbon.

Where: Benedictine University - Krasa Center - 5700 College Rd, Lisle, IL 60532.

Rounds: Check in is from 9:00 - 9:45 am. Round 1 at 10:00am, rest ASAP. Rated sections will end at approximately 5:30pm; unrated scholastic sections often end much earlier than that.

Registration: Fee is $30 for all unrated scholastic sections and $35 for all rated sections, if registered online by 12/26. Fee is increased by $5 after 12/26 and $10 if it takes place at the door. 2000+ rated players play for free. Bughouse Challenge is free for all participants.

Contact Jeff DiOrio at elitechess@gmail.com with any questions.