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Susan Polgar
World Open for Boys and Girls

November 1 – 2, 2014
Special 2 hour Camp – Oct 31, 2014

Hyatt Regency Hotel – Schaumburg, 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 U18, U16, U14, U12, U10 and U8 will receive automatic invitations to the Susan Polgar Foundation Girls’ Invitational
(late July 2015 at Webster University in St. Louis), which includes free room and board.

 
     

6R-SS in 5 sections
Boys and Girls each

(All Sections are Age based)

U18, U16, U14, U12, U10

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

Special 2 hour chess camp with
GM Susan Polgar and FM Paul Truong

Friday 10/31 – 6:00pm – 8:00pm

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U8 1-day event*

4R-SS Game-30 w/5-sec delay
Rd 1: 10:30am
Remaining rounds paired with 15 minutes of completion of last game

 

 Age Cut-Offs

To qualify for an age section the player cannot have reached the age of that section before January 1, 2015.

Example – to qualify for the U14 section the player cannot have reached 14 years of age before January 1, 2015

To Qualify for the World Youth places your federation under FIDE must reflect USA otherwise the qualifier spot will go to the next player in line. 

 

 Prizes
Boys and Girls Each

U18 Section

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

U16, U14, U12, U10

1st – iPad Mini
2nd – $150 value of chess prizes
3rd – $100 value of chess prizes
4th – $75 value of chess prizes
 
U8
Boys & Girls Together

Trophies for 1st – 15th place
Top 3 school teams
Participation Ribbon for all
U8 participants

Trophies
U18, U16, U14, U12, U10
Boys & Girls Each

1st – 8th place
1st – 2nd school based teams

Tournament Entry Fees:

$40 by October 4, 2014
$50 by October 18, 2014
$60 thereafter and onsite

Side events – $20 each

2 hr camp –
$40 by October 4, 2014
$50 by October 18, 2014
$60 thereafter and onsite

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U8 1-day tournament
Entry Fee

$30 by October 18, 2014
$40 thereafter and onsite

 

 

     

Questions: sevan@chessiq.com or call 847.423.8626 and mention Polgar tournament in your message


 

Payments to be mailed to (payable):

ChessIQ
4957 Oakton Street Suite 113
Skokie, IL 60077

 


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

 

Hyatt Regency Hotel – Schaumburg, IL
1800 E Golf Road – Schaumburg, IL 60173 – 847.605-1234
$89 room rate; must call hotel directly and ask for CHESS rate.