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2015 ILLINOIS OPEN  
  
September 5-7, 2015
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2875 N. Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, Il 60062
$92 room tate until 9/4, group code io5.  847-493-6929 or reservations@bayshospitality.com
Hotel Guests: FREE hot breakfast buffet + 25% discount at Willows Restaurant

2 Sections - Open Section FIDE Rated - 2 Playing Schedules - 
 Gift Card Prizes to ICA members! - Increment - Sets, Boards & Clocks provided by ChessIQ  -
Scholastic Side Event! - Blitz 
FREE breakfast buffet & hotel restaurant discount to hotel guests

Free EF to Illinois GM-WGM-IM-WIM-FM-WFM entry: Click here.

GM Vladimir Georgiev, GM Boris Avrukh,
GM
Dmitry Gurevich, GM Alexander Goldin
& GM Nikola Mitkov will be there!

Gift Card Prizes to ICA Members!!
Details at tournament site.


$8,500   
Guaranteed 




FAQ
Increment Clock Rules
Scholastic
Trophy Tournament
 
On-Line Entry
USPS Entry
Contact
OPEN SECTION PRIZES

$1375 - $800 - $400 -$250 - $150

Under 2400
$420 - $210 - $100

Under 2200
$420 - $210 - $100

Under 2000
$420 - $210 - $100

$75 Ray Doyle Satterlee Memorial Upset Prize
(based on rating point difference)

Unrateds qualify for top prizes only

Open to all players rated 1800 and above.
(1799 and below must pay the extra $20 "play up" fee).
Players may be paired with any other player of any rating.

FIDE Rated Section
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RESERVE SECTION PRIZES

$750 - $425 - $215 - $130 - $105

Under 1600
$320 - $160 - $90

Under 1400
$320 - $160 - $90

Under 1200
$320 - $160 - $90

$75 Ray Doyle Satterlee Memorial Upset Prize
(based on rating point difference)

Unrateds qualify for top prizes only

Open only to players rated 1799 and below.
Players may be paired with any player rated 1799 or below .





ENTRY FEES
For  Open or Reserve Sections
$5 processing fee for refunds.

$5 discount for ICA members

Free EF to  Illinois GM-WGM-IM-WIM-FM-WFM entry: Click here.

Pre-Entries
USPS: $95 postmarked by 8/7
On-Line: $95 until 8/7, 6 pm ($115 after that)

USPS: $115 postmarked after 8/7  
& received by 8/31
On-Line: 3-day $115, 8/7 - 9/4, 6 pm
On-Line: 2-day $115, 8/7 - 9/5, 6 pm


$20 extra to play up into Open Section with rating of 1799 and below .

PHONE AND E-MAIL ENTRIES NOT AVAILABLE

At The Door (no credit cards at the door)
3-day Schedule: $135 by 11:30 am*, 9/5
2-day Schedule: $135 by 10:30 am*, 9/6
$20 extra to play up into Open Section with rating of 1799 and below
*1/2 point Bye may be assigned for registration after that time

Re-Entries
$50
with new schedule or appropriate byes.



Individual  Scholastic Trophy Tournament
$25 Early USPS or On-Line, $30 at the door
PHONE AND E-MAIL ENTRIES NOT AVAILABLE.  Saturday tournament during the day - Individual Scholastic Event - 2 Sections: U1200 & U700  - 20 Trophies! + Participation awards!
Bring Sets-Boards-Clocks, none provided.



 TIME CONTROLS


3-Day Schedule: Increment: G/90 + 30 seconds
2-Day Schedule:  G/45 d/5 rnds 1-3; G/90 + 30 after that
learn more

Clocks, Sets + Boards provided by ChessIQ



 TWO - 6 ROUND PLAYING SCHEDULES!

3-day Schedule 
Saturday - Sunday: 12 Noon - 6 PM, Monday: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM


2-day Busy Person Schedule
Sunday 
Rounds 1-2-3: 11 am - 1 pm - 3 pm, G/45, d5 AND
 Round 4: (merged): 6 PM, G/90 + 30 seconds

Monday:
Rounds 5-6: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM, G/90 + 30 seconds

Clocks, Sets + Boards provided by ChessIQ



See our Chess Life TLA for phone contact info.

September supplement used for ratings.

All rules, regulations, and procedures may be superseded by announcements/postings at the site.




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