2017 Illinois Class State Championship

An Illinois Chess Tour Event

Sunday November 19th, 2017

Location: Hilton Lisle/Naperville Hotel, 3003 Corporate West Drive, Lisle, IL 60532, (630) 505-0900

Sections: Master/Expert, A, B, C, D, U1200, U800. For $10 play-up fee, players may play up one class. Only Class E players may play up to Class D. November rating supplement determines section eligibility.

Mixed doubles: best male/female 2-player “team” combined score among all sections: $120-60. May play in different sections; must register (no extra fee) before both begin Round 2.


  • Master/Expert through Class D (G/60;d5) — 10:00am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm, 5:30pm
  • U1200 and U800 (G/45;d5) — 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm

One 1/2-point OK all rounds, must commit by end of round 2.


  • Master/Expert: $500-200-50
  • A through D: $150-75-40
  • Under 1200 - Trophies to top 3 plus medal for top 2 under 1000
  • Under 800 - Trophies to top 3 plus medal for top 2 under 600

Entry Fee:

  • $45 Master/Expert and A-D online or USPS postmarked by 11/10
  • $25 Under 1200 and Under 800 online or USPS postmarked by 11/10
  • $10 increase after 11/12
  • On-site registration: 8:30 - 9:30am
  • Entries after cutoff receive ½-point byes for round 1.

$5 discount for ICA members (annual dues $15 regular, $10 scholastic)— join at www.il-chess.org.

$10 extra to play up any class.

Free entry to Illinois GMs, WGMs, IMs, WIMs, FMs, WFMs. The registration form will automatically recognize the free entry.

Boards, sets, and clocks provided by The Illinois Chess Association. All special rules, details, and tournament conditions subject to change without notice; changes will be posted ASAP at the site & online. INFO: downstatevp@il-chess.org.

Hotel Reservation: Reserve online or by phone (630) 505-0900, $89 room rate if reserved by 10/28. Use group code: CILC.