2013 ILLINOIS OPEN
The Illinois Chess Association's Premier Championship Event!
Enter now and save!
Face the grandmasters! (Or, if you prefer, your fellow patzers...)
Come join us for affordable fun in Oak Brook,
A 2013 Illinois Tour Event
Details and entry at chessforlife.com
DoubleTree Hotel: 1909 Spring Road, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
Reservations: 866-812-3959, please ask for Illinois Chess Association block rates.
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Time controls: (Three-day) Game in 90 minutes plus 30-second increment
Time controls: (Two-day) Game in 45 minutes plus 5-second delay for rounds 1-3, then merges with three-day section
2 Sections - 2 Playing Schedules - Book Dealer - An ICA Tour Event
Plus Score Prizes! - Increment - Discounted EF for ICA members- Scholastic Side Event!
Free Entry to Illinois Grandmasters, International Masters, & FIDE Masters
GM Nikola Mitkov, GM Dmitry Gurevich, GM Mesgen Amanov, IM Angelo Young and FM Albert Chow have already signed up!
Plus Score Prizes!! All players scoring at least 3 1/2 can claim a $20 book store gift certificate!
$7,000 based on 150 paid entries: $$$ increase to maximum as attendance increases.
Can't play all three days? Check out our two-day Busy Person Schedule.
OPEN SECTION PRIZES
- Overall $1,050 - $735 - $525
- Under 2400 $490 - $350 - $245
- Under 2200 $335 - $260
- Under 2000 $245 - $175
RESERVE SECTION PRIZES
Open to all players rated below 1800.
- Overall $700 - $490 - $350
- Under 1600 $280 - $210
- Under 1400 $210- $140
- Under 1200 $140 - $70
Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 30
Save money and preregister! $94 by mail (until Open Section) or $94 online (until ). Note: $20 play-up fee for entrants rated below 1799 who choose to play in the
ICA members save $5! Preregister for $89.
Organized by Chess for Life LLC for the Illinois Chess Association.
The Illinois Chess Association is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We are the official Illinois affiliate of the United States Chess Federation. By joining ICA, you support our efforts to promote chess in Illinois and you receive member benefits.