Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Kings & Queens CC Event on Sunday, 11/21

Cut & pasted from the Internets: please note that this event is NOT USCF-rated! [nor are the rules of the uscf followed -mp]

Academy of Intellectual Games

Kings & Queens Chess

 Chess Tournament

OPEN to ALL players – Novices to Masters – are welcome!

                            (USCF membership not required)

SUNDAY, November 21, 2010.  1st round will start at 10:00 a.m.

At Temple Judea Mizpah:  8610 Niles Center Road, Skokie, IL 60077         
Doors will open at 9:00 a.m.
     5 rounds Swiss - time control G/25 (or G/22 +3 sec)
             Please bring your own chess clocks, if you have them !!!
                   There are 3 separate sessions – ALL PLAY 5 Rounds SWISS:
        OPEN and 2 Scholastic: Advanced and Beginners

$300 in Prizes is guaranteed to the first 5 places in OPEN session: 
1st - $120; 2nd - $80; 3rd – 50; 4-$30; 5- $20.
Top three in each advanced and beginner sessions will receive trophies.
 Family team prizes will be distributed as well across all 3 sessions.
Any number of players from the same family may enter -- the top two individual results will be counted.
The entry fee:
$35 per player at the door
Register in advance by Internet or phone and save money:
The field is limited to 200 players. FREE Parking.  Food will be available for purchase 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. [...]
You may obtain further information by calling these numbers:
(847) 657-9686, (847) 207-2819, 847-778-5259 or (847)-414-3730


GreenCastle said...

Aoigames is a scam. The rules of chess are not followed, the playing environment is noisy and unprofessional and the system for prize funds is essentially gambling. Avoid this tournament.

Bill Brock said...

But other than that, it's OK?