2018 Illinois Senior State Championship

Saturday May 5th - Sunday May 6th

4 round swiss. G/120;d5

$1,000 Prize fund b/30 paid entries!

Winner of the Open section represents Illinois at the National Senior Tournament during the U.S. Open

Eligibility: Tournament open to all born before May 7, 1968. Must be 50 or older.

Location: Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, 1800 E. Golf Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60173, (847) 605-1234.

Sections: Open (FIDE Rated!) and Reserve (Under 1700 or unrated).

Schedule: G/120;d5 - Sat. 10:00am, 3:00pm and Sun: 10:00am, 3:00pm.

One 1/2-point bye available any round, must commit before round 2.

Prizes: $1,000 b/30 paid entries!

  • Open Section: $225 - 125 - 75; Under 1950: $70 - 60.
  • Reserve (Under 1750) Section: $125 - 70 - 60; Under 1550: $55 - 50; Under 1350: $45 - 40.

Unrated players qualify for top prizes only.

Online pairings/results: Pairings and results will be available online at www.kingregistration.com/results.

Entry Fee:

  • $40 online or USPS postmarked by 4/21
  • $55 online by 5/4
  • $60 on-site 8:30 - 9:30 am
  • Entries after cutoff may receive ½-point bye for round 1.

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

$10 extra to play in Open Section with rating of 1749 and below.

Free entry to Illinois GMs, WGMs, IMs, WIMs, FMs, WFMs.

Use the online registration form or mail checks to llinois Chess Association, P.O. Box 597334, Chicago, IL 60659. No phone entries. $40 if postmarked by 4/18/18 and $55 if postmarked by 5/1/18.

Advance entries posted at www.kingregistration.com/entrylist/ilsenior2018. 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: tournaments@il-chess.org.