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South Suburban Chess Wars XXV ©

  • May 13, 2018
  • 8:30 AM
  • The Blakey Senior Center @1 South Rebecca Street, Glenwood Il. 60425

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South Suburban Chess Wars XXV ©

(Home of the “Unofficial” World’s Tallest/Largest Individual Chess Trophy)

When: May 13, 2018

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 Blakey Senior Center @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 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 format, if less than 20 paid entries. TDS also reserves the right to modify pairings in the event of a website program or crash beyond our control.

EF: 35.00, $45.00 on Tournament Day.  

Entry fee includes lunch, snacks and bottled water!

Note: Entry fee for Masters and above is $50.00. This is to DISCOURAGE Superior skilled players from participating to win this special unique top prize and money! (Late fees do not apply in this category.)


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 or TBA.


Please bring chess clocks and chess sets for emergency backup purposes.


Prizes: U 1250: (K-8 Only) Special Medals 1st- 3rd places, ribbons 4th/5th place, U1650: Special Medals 1st- 3rd places, ribbons 4th/5th place Open: Special Medals 1st- 3rd places, ribbons 4th/5th place  


Note: All 1st place Winners will receive free entry in the next Chess Wars Tournament! (based on 30 or more paid entries)


Special “Bounty Hunter Prize”: Award to anyone who defeats a staff member in competition.


A Special Award will be given to the top Player under the age of 15! (G)


A Special Award will be given to the top Female Player! (by 30 paid entries)


A Special Award will be given to the top High School Player! (by 30 paid entries)


A Special Incentive: There will be no Additional Charge, if you wish to “play up”!


Grand Championship Tournament: (Based on 30 or more paid entries) There will be a Special Plaque for  1st  Runner Up and 2  2nd place  Runner Up Awards.   The Grand Champion will receive $150.00 and the Unofficial World’s Tallest/Largest Individual Chess Trophy. (“Guiness” has decided not to have a record in this category) This is truly an absolutely amazing award!


Alternative Grand Championship Tournament: Based on the Positive Response and Feedback received from our New Format, a Modified GC version will take place if we have between 22 and 29 paid entries. This is to show our “Appreciation” to all the registered players!


Tie Breaks: Standard Tie Break System for Non- Monetary Prizes.


Registration: (Our website has been updated) Please register at/by:  1. GlenwoodChessClub.com under events 2.Email: send Name, USCF#, Expiration Date, Phone Number and Rating to: osmithzz@yahoo.com  or 3. By phone: 708-333-4298 and leave the above information, and E-Mail.


Tournament Day Registration and Payments: 8-8:45am. Payments can be made by Cash or Check. Unpaid Pre- registered players will pay at check in. Anyone arriving after 8:45 will have to take a ½ point bye, if the still wish to enter the tournament.


Tournament results are scheduled to be published in the ICA, Daily Southtown, Post Tribune and Tinley Park Websites and or Newspapers, if a Grand Champion is awarded at the tournament. (Based on 30 or more paid entries)


Questions: Dr. Orlan Smith, PhD, 708-333-4298 (Glenwood Chess Club Coordinator)

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osmithzz@yahoo.com


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

Phone:(312) 925-9447

Email: kennethwindmon@gmail.com

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