Elite Chess Open Info

Join Elite Chess in its effort to bring high quality chess tournaments to the west suburbs by playing in the Elite Chess Open. This event was added to the tournament series after the fantastic success of the DuPage County Chess Championship. Our goal this summer is to have 150 players attend, so spread the word!

The event will take place in Naperville, IL on July 29th. More information is below.

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Elite Chess Open

When: 7/29/17

Description: Chess tournament with 5 rated sections (U600, U900, U1200, U1600, and Championship) and 2 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. USCF membership required for rated sections.

Prizes: Based on 70 rated entries. Championship Section: $150-100-50, Top U1800 finisher $75; U1200 & U1600 Sections: $100-75-50. Trophies will be awarded to the top 5 finishers in the U600, U900, and scholastic sections. Bughouse Challenge winners will receive unique trophies. All players will receive a participation ribbon.

Where: Northern Illinois University - Naperville Campus: 1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville, IL 60563.

Rounds: Check in is from 8:30 - 9:15 am. Round 1 at 9:30am, rest ASAP. Rated sections will end at approximately 5:00pm and unrated, grade level sections will end at approximately 2:30pm.

Registration: Fee is $30 for the unrated scholastic sections and $35 for all rated sections if registered by 7/27. Fee is increased by $5 if registration takes place after 7/27. 2000+ rated players play for free. Bughouse Challenge is free for all participants.

Donuts and bagels will be available for purchase in the morning only (no lunch concessions will be sold). For more information contact Jeff DiOrio at elitechess@gmail.com

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