Glenwood Chess Club 


South Suburban Chess Wars XVII (New Division added)

  • October 15, 2016
  • 8:30 AM
  • The Blakey Center 1 Rebecca Street Glenwood IL 60425


  • Lower Sections

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 South Suburban Chess Wars XVII (New Division added)


When: October 15, 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 Center @1 South Rebecca Street, Glenwood Il. 60425.


Open to USCF Players in 4 sections: U1250, U1650, Open and Cash Prize Option Section (Limited to a Maximum Capacity of 50 players) USCF Membership is required. Memberships are available at site ($5.00 fee) or at 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, Cash Prize Option (Lower Sections) EF: $35.00, Open Division Cash Prize Option EF: $40.00. All players: $10.00 more on Tournament Day.  


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.

Prizes: U1250: Trophies 1st- through 3rd place, ribbons 4th and 5th place. U1650: Trophies 1st- through 3rd place, ribbons 4th and 5th place.  Open: Trophies 1st- through 3rd place, ribbons 4th and 5th place. Cash Division: $50.00 to first each section b/6 entrants. Open Division: $100, $60, $40 b/10 entrants. Cash Division players are eligible for all other tournament prizes. However, only these players will compete for these sectional prizes. Ex: There are 12 players in a division; 6 are in the Cash Division. Only those 6 can win divisional money. Everyone regardless of their division entered, is eligible for the GC Prize money, if applicable. If there are less than 6 players in any cash section, the additional $10.00 or $15.00 Cash Prize entry fee will be refunded at the tournament. (A Case of Pop will also be awarded to the Open 1st place winner) Division Winners will vie for the Grand Championship Prize Trophy!


Special “Bounty Hunter Prizes”: 1. Prize, 2. Award, 3. $5.00, 4. $10.00


Farthest Distance Travelled: An Appreciation Prize will be Awarded (if 50 miles or more)


Cash Prize: $100.00 to the Grand Champion (if 30 or more total players) If 40 or more players, $200.00 will be awarded to the Grand Champion! Grand Champion 1st and 2nd Runner Ups will also receive awards.


Tie Breaks: Standard Tie Break System. (For Trophy Prizes)


Registration: 1.Email- send Name, USCF#, Expiration Date, Phone Number and Rating to: 2. By phone: 708-333-4298 and leave the above information, and E-Mail . 3. Online at


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



Address: The Blakey Center 1 South Rebecca St. Glenwood IL 60425.

Phone:(312) 925-9447


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