Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2875 N. Milwaukee Ave., Northbrook, IL 60062, (847) 298-2525.
Prizes: $500 b/30
Unrated players qualify for top prizes only.
Higher of regular or blitz US Chess ratings used for pairing.
$5 discount for ICA members (annual dues $15 regular, $10 scholastic— join at www.il-chess.org.
Register online or mail checks postmarked by 8/24/16 to Illinois Chess Association, P.O. Box 180177, Chicago, IL 60618. No phone entries.
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.
Details for the Illinois Open State Championship are available at www.kingregistration.com/tournaments/event/ILOpen2017
Scholastic side event on 9/3, details and registration at www.kingregistration.com/tournaments/event/ldwscholastic17.
Hotel Reservation: (847) 493-6929 or www.crowneplaza.com/northbrookchi, $99 room rate if reserved by 8/18, must use Group Code ILL when registering. Free hot breakfast buffet for guests. 25% discount at Willows Restaurant to all tournament participants.