Friday March 30 - Sunday April 1

At the Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Airport at the corner of Mannheim & Higgins, Rosemont, IL
This is just 1 block north of the O'Hare Metra train stop.
 Check with Metra to see if the standard weekend pass is valid for Good Friday.
Hotel rate of $99 per night (plus taxes) available until March 16
Complimentary public parking garage just south of hotel. Free airport shuttle.

$10,000 in prizes
(based on 160)

7 Round Swiss with 6 sections

G/90;+30 second increment

Sections and Prizes:

  • Master: $950 - 550 - 300, U2300 - $200
  • Expert: $750 - 400 - 225, U2100 - $175
  • Class A: $750 - 400 - 225, U1900 $175
  • Class B: $750 - 400 - 225, U1700 - $175
  • Class C: $750 - 400 - 225, U1500 - $175
  • Class D and below: $700 - 375 - 200, U1100 - $175, U800 - $150
  • Upset prize: Sections Expert through C - $50

Unrated may play in any section, but prize limited to $400 and is not eligible for upset prize or an Under prize

Round Times:

  • Fri 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Sat 9:30 am, 2:00 pm, 7:00 pm
  • Sun 10:30 pm, 3:00 pm

Raffle prizes: Open to all players. Includes prize of free entry to 2018 Chicago Open and prize of free entry to 2018 US Open

Entry Fee:

  • $92 by 3/16
  • $104 by 3/29
  • $120 onsite
  • Play up 1 section for $10
  • Re-entry for $60
  • Onsite Registration from 12:30 - 1pm.
  • GMs are free
  • Mail-in entry. Make payable to Lawrence Cohen. PO Box 6632 Villa Park, IL 60181.

MAX of 2 Half Point byes available. Round 7 byes are irrevocable

Hotel Rate of $99 per night available until March 16, 2018.

Additional info via e-mail at allamericaschess@gmail.com