Monday, May 3, 2010

Chicago Industrial Chess League event this Saturday!

Wow, lots of tournaments this weekend!  (I'm playing in one of two invitational events in Skokie that I haven't even mentioned yet....)  Find out more about the Chicago Industrial Chess League here!
CICL Individual Tournament 
To be played Saturday May 8 starting at 9:00am at the Thai Buddhist Temple, vic. 75th & Harlem in Chicago
Format: 3 round Swiss tournament, with multiple sections as needed 

Time Control: G/60
Time & Date: Arrive by 8:45am sharpon Saturday May 8. Rounds expected to be at 9:10am, 11:10am and 2:10pm.

Location:  Wat Dhammaram (The Thai Buddhist Temple), 7059 W. 75th Street, Chicago, IL  60638-5934

75th St just east of Harlem (Rt. 43). 

Entry Fee: none

Prizes: $30 for 1st place and $20 for 2nd place of each section. (But only for 1st place if the section has less than 7 players). All prizes are only in gift certificates or trophy (your choice).. If the value of a prize is less than $10 due to ties, cash only may be issued. Only members of the CICL are eligible for prizes..
Registration: Please pre-register by sending email to TD Tony Jasaitis with Chess Tournament in the subject line.If unrated, please provide an estimate of rating.

Eligibility: This tourney is open to all CICL members, and also open to all potential, future CICL members. You must be 16 years of age or older to play in this tournament. USCF membership is not required. 

Ratings: Games are rated by the CICL for CICL members. Games add to CICL members' Centurion game count. Games  are not rated by the USCF. Where reasonable, paring of unrated players will be avoided to hep them get ratings quicker. 

Chess equipment: Please bring a chess set and chess clock.. 

Note; the TD's top priority is the Playoffs Tournament.

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