Saturday, August 10, 2013

SPWO with over $100K in chess prizes (including iPad Mini) and scholarships

Susan Polgar World Open for Boys and Girls
www.polgarworldopen.com
November 2 – 3, 2013

Special 3 hour Camp – November 1, 2013

Crowne Plaza Hotel – Northbrook, IL (near Chicago)

Over $100,000 in Chess Prizes (including iPad Mini) and Scholarships to Webster University (Home of the #1 ranked College Chess Division 1 team in the nation!)

The winners of the Girls K-3, 4-5, 6-8 and 9-12 will receive automatic invitations to the Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational

(late July 2014 at Webster University in St. Louis), which includes free room and board.

All winners from the 2012 SPWO (Boys and Girls) receive free entry to the 2013 SPWO

6R-SS in 8 sections: (K-3), (4-5), (6-8), (9-12)

Time Control (all sections): Game-45 w/5-sec delay

Round Times (all sections): Sat & Sun: 11:00am, 1:30pm, 4pm

Side Events:

Puzzle Solving – Saturday 6:00pm
Simul * – Saturday 7:00pm
Blitz – Sunday – 9:00am

*Simul is limited to 30 participants with maximum 10 adults as available

Book Signing with GM Susan Polgar: Saturday 3:00pm

Q&A with GM Susan Polgar: Saturday 12:30pm


Special 3 hour chess camp with GM Susan Polgar: Friday 11/1 – 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Unrated Tournament*: Must be unrated, No USCF membership required

K-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12 sections
 

Boys and Girls together

4R-SS Game-45 w/5-sec delay

11am, 1:30pm, 4pm, 6:30pm

Trophies 1st thru 5th per section and top 2 teams

Prizes (Boys and Girls - rated sections)

9th-12th Grade Section

1st – Webster University Scholarship
2nd – $150 value of chess prizes
3rd – $100 value of chess prizes
4th – $75 value of chess prizes


4-5, 6-8

1st – iPad Mini
2nd – $150 value of chess prizes
3rd – $100 value of chess prizes
4th – $75 value of chess prizes

K-3

1st – $250 value of chess prizes
2nd – $150 value of chess prizes
3rd – $100 value of chess prizes
4th – $75 value of chess prizes

Trophies (in all rated sections)
Trophies to Top 10 individuals
Trophies to Top 3 school teams

Tournament Entry Fees:


$40 by October 12, 2013
$50 by October 26, 2013
$60 thereafter and onsite

Side events – $15 each or $40 for all three if purchased by 10/26; $20 each thereafter and onsite
1/2 day camp – $40 in advance, $60 onsite – camp limited to 40 participants

Unrated Tournament Entry Fee

$10 by October 12, 2013
$15 by October 26, 2013
$20 thereafter and onsite

Questions: sevan@nachess.org or call 847.423.8626 and mention Polgar tournament in your message.

Chess Vendor Onsite with Huge Selection!

Payments to be mailed to (payable):


North American Chess Association
4957 Oakton Street Suite 113
Skokie, IL 60077

All equipment will be provided (boards, sets, clocks). Organizer provided equipment must be used

Crowne Plaza Chicago-Northbrook Hotel

2875 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062
847.298.2525

$99 room rate; must call hotel directly and ask for CHESS rate.

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