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Susan Polgar
World Open for Boys and Girls

November 2 – 3, 2013
Special 3 hour Camp – November 1, 2013

Crowne Plaza Hotel – Northbrook, IL

 

Over $100,000 in prizes
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 and FM Paul Truong

Friday 11/1 – 5:30pm – 8:30pm

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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

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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 Ave – Northbrook, IL 60062 – 847.298.2525
$99 room rate; must call hotel directly and ask for CHESS rate.