March 10

CHICAGO CHESS CENTER BOBBY FISCHER MEMORIAL

Celebrate the 75th birthday of America's greatest player!

(...and forgive those things beyond his control)

UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607.

4-round Swiss System . Game in 65 minutes for each player, with 5-second delay. Accelerated possible. 

Two Sections: 

Open (Reykjavik): 

$$GTD: Cash prizes to all plus scores based on final score: $400 minimum for all scoring 4 points, $200 minimum for all scoring 3½, $100 minimum for 3, $50 exactly for 2½. Minimum total $1,000 in prizes guaranteed to players scoring at least 3 points! 

Under 1800 (Palma de Mallorca):

$$GTD: Prizes based on final score. $320 for all scoring 4 points, $160 for 3½, $80 for 3, $40 for 2½. 

Both Sections

Entry Fee: $53 by March 3, $60 by March 9; $69 onsite. $11 extra for Under 1700 to play in Open. 20% discount for CCC members. If entering by snail mail, please make  checks payable to Chicago Chess Center NFP Inc. P.O. Box 180095, Chicago, IL 60618. 

Registration: 9-9:30 a.m. No phone entries. Rounds: 10-1-3:30-6. Bye available in any round: request before rd. 2. All-day parking at 760 W. Taylor St, $7. 

INFO: Bill Brock, 773-294-1709, info@chichess.org. Sets & clocks provided. Wheelchair-accesssible.