South Suburban Chess Wars XIV
When: May 22, 2016
Where: Glenwood Chess Center @1 South Rebecca Street, Glenwood Il. 60425. (Wheelchair Accessible)
Category: Open Tournaments (See ICA/ISCA Listings)
Tournament will be held at “the Glenwood Chess Club @1 South Rebecca Street, Glenwood Il. 60425.
Open to USCF Players in 3 sections: U1250, U1650 & Open (Limited to a Maximum Capacity of 50 players) USCF Membership is required. Memberships are available at site ($5.00 fee) or at www.USChess.org. Players under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. TD reserves the right to modify sections and tournament format based on # of entrants in a section. TDS also reserves the right to modify pairings in the event of a website program or crash beyond our control.
EF: $25.00, $35.00 after May 21st.
Entry fee includes Lunch and Unlimited Bottled Water, Snacks and Refreshments. We at the request of the players are adding Hot Tea, and Coffee/Mocha and or Cappuccino to the tournaments amenities!
Parents and Chaperones: In appreciation of your Support and Encouragement, we are extending the Unlimited Bottled Water, Tea, Coffee and Snacks and Refreshments to all of you as well!
Time Limits: 4SS, G 40/ d5.
RDS: 1st at 9:00 am, then TBA (Pairings will be as soon as possible after a round ends)
Lunch Break: 12:30 to 1:30
Please bring chess clocks. (Boards & Pieces Optional)
Prizes: U1250: Trophies 1st- through 3rdplace, ribbons 4th and 5th place. U1650: Trophies 1st- through 3rdplace, ribbons 4th and 5th place. Open: Trophies 1st- through 3rdplace, ribbons 4th and 5th place. (A Case of Pop will also be awarded to the Open 1st place winner)
Special “Bounty Hunter Prizes”: A Special Award will be given to any player that “whups” any GCC staff member!!
Farthest Distance Travelled: An Appreciation Prize will be Awarded (if 50 miles or more)
Cash Prizes: $50 to 1stPl if 15 players in any section. $75 to 1st Pl. if 20 players and $150 to 1st Pl. if 25 or more players in a section!
Tie Breaks: Standard Tie Break System. (For Trophy Prizes)
Registration: 1.Email- send Name, USCF#, Expiration Date, Phone Number and Rating to: email@example.com. By phone: 708-333-4298 and leave the above information, and E-Mail . 3. Online at www.glenwoodchessclub.com)
Tournament Day Registration and Payments: 8-8:45am. Payments can be made by Cash or Check.
Concessions: Snacks and Refreshments Complimentary!
Tournament results are scheduled to be published in the ICA, ISCA, Daily Southtown, Post Tribune and Tinley Park News Websites and or Newspapers.
Questions: Dr. Orlan Smith, PhD, 708-333-4298 (Glenwood Chess Club Secretary) Scheduled Chief TD: Len Weber