Friday, January 21, 2011

K-12 Girls' Championship next weekend in Skokie!

2011 Illinois State K12 Girls Chess Championship Tournament Date: Jan 29, 2011

Niles North High School
9800 Lawler Avenue
Skokie, Illinois
(East Cafeteria and Commons)

Format: 4-round G45 swiss.
USCF rated; USCF membership is required.
Sections: K-3, K-5, K-8, Championship (open to K12; anyone rated 1000 or more must play in Championship section)

Prizes: Trophies to top 5 individuals in each section; winner of championship section earns invitation to play in the 6-player round robin invitational girls tournament the weekend of March 26-28. (If the winner would otherwise qualify by rating, the player with the highest score not otherwise qualified will receive the invitation).

Check-in: 9 to 9:30
First round: 10 a.m. Other rounds ASAP.

Entry fee: $25 if received by Jan. 21; $35 by Jan. 28. No on-site entries.
Send entries to Andrea Rosen, 8214 Keystone Avenue, Skokie, IL 60076. Checks should be made payable to the ICA Warren Program.
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Register and pay online (

Other: Sets and clocks will be provided by North American Chess Association.

Hotel: Comfort Inn, 9333 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, 847-679-6200.
Group rate $94.99/night, includes full hot buffet breakfast, must reserve by January 3. When making reservation, be sure to ask for Illinois Chess Association rate.

Net proceeds will benefit the Niles North High School chess club and the ICA Warren Program. For more information, contact:

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