Sponsored in conjunction with the Burr Ridge Chess Club

 

Location:

Armenian General Benevolant

7248 North Harlem Ave, Chicago IL 60631

 

Section:

Quad: 1600 and over.

U1600: Under 1600 and unrated.

1501 – 1599 may play up in the quad section, USCF Regular Rating determines eligibility.

 

Rounds, Formats and Time Control:

Quad: Four players with similar ratings will be placed in the same quad; 3-round Round Robin, G/60; +30 second increment, USCF Regular Rated.

U1600: 4SS G/40; d5, USCF Dual Rated

 

Entry Fee:

$15 before Friday, $20 after, $25 on-site.

 

Online registration closes the night before the tournament day at 8 PM.

 

Schedule:

  • Check in and registration 9:00 – 9:30 AM; players must check in by 9:30.
  • First round 9:45 AM, lunch, rest ASAP
  • Quad section expected to be done before 7 PM.
  • U1600 section expected to be done before 5 PM.

Master and Expert Entries:  First five Masters and Experts play for free. If your USCF regular rating is 2000 or higher, email your name and USCF ID to HiroHiguchi@Rocketmail.com the day before the tournament to pre-register.

 

Your Prize: 

Players with perfect score, all wins with no draw/losses, in any section gets free entry in future Higuchi Quads. 

 

Foods:

Wendy’s, Mugs Pizza & Ribs, Nick’s Drive-in, Dollar Tree, Siam Treasure within .1 mile.

 

Bus:

Pace bus – Touhy Ave & Harlem Ave – .1 mile away!

Metra:

Union Pacific Northwest to Edison Park – 1.4 miles away!

 

Other information: Bring digital clocks and boards, limited amount supplied.  Limit 50 player capacity. 

For more information, contact Hiro Higuchi at HiroHiguchi@rocketmail.com or via text/call at (847) 602-7726