Hot off the e-mail press, courtesy of ICA Secretary (and Immediate Past President) Tom Sprandel.
This Saturday in particular looks like a great day for players and students at all levels. The North Shore Chess Center is hosting GM Robert Hungaski for a lecture and simul (great for adults and advanced students), William Aramil and Carl Boor are teaching in Oak Park (great for all young players), and UNAM Chicago in conjunction with the Chicago Chess Center is hosting Super Bowl quads with a $10 entry fee (such a deal).
Whether it's sixty degrees or six below, play chess this weekend!
Highlights later this month include the U.S. Amateur Team in Schaumburg on Feb. 15-17 and the Illinois Blitz Championship on Saturday the 16th at the same site. Travelers should mark their calendars the K-8 Championship in Bloomington and the Greater Peoria Open (an Illinois Tour event).
For more events, see the ICA Tournament Calendar.