Room 605, UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60607. $6,000 based on 88 players.
(While past attendance is no guarantee, 2017 attendance was 73 players, or 82.95%. We are increasing prizes by 20% without increasing entry fees for early entrants!)
US CHESS GRAND PRIX (POINTS TBA)
All: 4SS, 40/90, SD/30, inc/30, Accelerated pairings possible. ½-byes available in all rounds; request before rd.2. (maximum two); request before rd.2. For prize purposes only, requested byes in both rounds 3 and 4 will count as 0.9 points.
Rounds 10-4 Saturday, 10-4 Sunday.
EF: $69 by April 21, 2018; $79 by May 4, $90 onsite. U2000 may play up for additional $15. GMs and IMs play for free; no prize reduction!.
Open to 1999 & under. EF: $EF: $68 by April 21, 2018; $78 by May 4, $90 onsite. U1600 may play up for additional $15.
Unrated may not win more than $200.
EF: $59 by April 21, 2018; $69 by May 4, $80 onsite. 20% discount for CCC members.
Unrated may not win more than $100.
All-day parking is available for $7 in the UIC Halsted/Taylor Parking Structure at 760 W. Taylor St. with purchase of parking sticker (normal all-day rate is $8.50). We encourage carpooling.
Blue Line to UIC–Halsted; 8 (Halsted) to Polk; 12 (Roosevelt), 18 (18th) to Halsted
Argo Tea may be open on the second floor of Student Center East. Options within a half-mile walk include:
Fontano Foods 1058 W. Polk St.
RoSal’s 1154 W. Taylor St.
Khaosan & Taylor 1104 W. Taylor St.
Tufano’s 1073 W. Vernon Park Place