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2009 ILLINOIS OPEN  
  
September 5, 2009 - September 7, 2009
DoubleTree Hotel: 1909 Spring Road , Oakbrook, Illinois 60523, (630) 472-6020, (630) 472-6000 (code CHS)

2 Side Events! - 2 Sections - 2 Playing Schedules - EF Rebates - Book Dealer - $2000 More In Prizes -
New Location - Increment  or  Delay Time Controls Available - More... 



$10,000   $10,000   $10,000   $10,000  
$10,000   $10,000
$10,000
b/200 paid entries: Guaranteed $$$ increase to maximum as attendance increases




FAQ
Increment Clock Rules
G/25
U1000
Trophy Tournament 
On-Line Entry
USPS Entry
Rebate Info
Contact
OPEN SECTION PRIZES

$1200 - $800 - $600

Under 2400
$500 - $400 - $375

Under 2200
$350 - $325 - $300

Under 2000
$275 - $250 - $200

Unrateds qualify for top prizes only

Open to all players rated 1800 and above.
(1799 and below must pay the extra $10 "play up" fee).
Players may be paired with any other player of any rating.

RESERVE SECTION PRIZES

$1000 - $700 - $550

Under 1600
$450 - $400 - $350

Under 1400
$300 - $250

Under 1200
$225 - $200

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 + Side Events.
$5 processing fee for refunds.

Pre-Entries
USPS: $80 postmarked by  8/31/09
On-Line: $80 until 9/4/09, 6 pm
$10 extra to play up into Open Section with rating of 1799 and below .
$5 REBATE available for pre-entries!!
PHONE AND E-MAIL ENTRIES NOT AVAILABLE

At The Door
3-day Schedule: $90 by 10:30 am*, 9/5/09
2-day Schedule: $90 by 10:30 am*, 9/6/09
$10 extra to play up into Open Section with rating of 1799 and below
*$100 for registration after that time

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

G/25,  $500 b/30
$25 Early USPS or On-Line, $30 at the door
PHONE AND E-MAIL ENTRIES NOT AVAILABLE.
Side event - Saturday PM Tournament 



Under 1000 Trophy Tournament
$25 Early USPS or On-Line, $30 at the door
PHONE AND E-MAIL ENTRIES NOT AVAILABLE.  Saturday tournament during the day - Rated Under 1000 only


TIME CONTROLS
Increment is preferred. 
If your clock is not increment capable then please use Delay or Analog settings.
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Increment (preferred): G/120 + 30 seconds
OR
Delay: G/145 with 5 second delay
OR
Analog: G/150

TWO - 6 ROUND PLAYING SCHEDULES!

3 day Schedule 
Saturday - Sunday: 11-5, Monday: 10 AM - 4 PM

2-day Busy Person Schedule
Sunday G/45 Rounds 1-2-3: 11 am - 1 pm - 3 pm AND
Sunday G/150 (or G/120 inc 30) Round 4 (merged): 5 pm
Monday: 10 AM - 4 PM

Open Section FIDE rated for 3 day schedule 



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