South Suburban Chess Wars XXI (U800 Division& $250.00 to Grand Champion)
When: April 15, 2017
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 4 sections: U800, U1250, U1650 & Open (Limited to a Maximum Capacity of 50 players) USCF Membership is required. Memberships are available at site for an additional $5.00 processing 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 All players: $35.00 more on Tournament Day.
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: U800: Trophies 1st through 3rd place, ribbon 4th place. U1250: Trophies 1st- through 3rd place, ribbon 4th place. U1650: Trophies 1st- through 3rd place, ribbon 4th place. Open: Trophies 1st- through 3rd place, ribbon 4th place. Division Winners will vie for the “Monster” Grand Champion Trophy & Money! (Winner Take All, based on 30 or more players)
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)
Grand Championship Tournament: All first place winners will vie for the “Monster” Grand Champion Trophy and $250.00- (Winner Take All) Grand Champion Runner Ups will also receive awards. (based on 30 or more players) Special Note: There must be at least 15 players to have a Grand Championship Tournament. If at least 15, but less than 30, the Cash Prize will be as follows: A base prize of $50.00 and $5.00 added for each player. Ex: 15 players: $50.00, 19 players: $70.00, 23 players: $90.00, 29 players: $ 120.00, 30 or more: $250.00. The “Monster Trophy” will be awarded as long as there are 15 paid players competing!
Special Bonus: If there are 40 or more players, free lunches will be provided!
Tie Breaks: Standard Tie Break System.
Registration: 1.Email- send Name, USCF#, Expiration Date, Phone Number and Rating to: email@example.com 2. 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 will be available on site. Bottled Water and Donuts are Complimentary.
Tournament results are scheduled to be published in the ICA, 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