2011 FIDE Continental America Amateur Chess Champ
Submitted by Patzer24
5/12/11, 8:11 PM.
an Official FIDE Continental Chess Championship!
End Date/Time: Jul 4, 2011
Intercontinental Hotel - O'hare
5300 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL, 60018
June 30-July 4 2011 FIDE Continental America's Amateur Chess Championship Illinois -an Official FIDE Continental Chess Championship! Special sponsors of Forseva, Gazelle, and Cajun Chess. 7R-SS, G/90 + 30/sec increment. Intercontinental Hotel - O'hare , 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018. 847.544.5300. $15,000 Guaranteed with Progressive Prize Fund. Open to players with no FIDE title and rated under 2200 FIDE. Those without a FIDE or verifiable national rating will be considered unrated and only eligible to win maximum $500. All players compete in a single section. Please see tournament website for more detailed rating regulations. Overall: $2000-1250-750; Top Female: $800-400; Top 2199-2100 and 2099-2000: $500 each; (1999-1800): $1000-600-400-200; (1799-1600): $1000-600-400-200; (1599-1400): $1000-600-400-200; (U1400): $1000-600-400-200. Prizes awarded based on rating used for pairings. FIDE ratings used prior to USCF. Tournament organizer reserves right to determine ratings used or adjust ratings as necessary. EF: $50 received by 5/14, $75 received by 6/18, $100 thereafter and onsite. No re-entries allows. No half-point byes, only zero-point byes. On-site registration on June 30 from 5pm-7pm and on July 1 from 9am-11am. Technical Meeting at 8pm on June 30. Rds.: 7/1-7/3 12pm and 6pm, 7/4 12pm with awards ceremony at 5pm. Hotel Rates: $85 per night single/double/ triple/quad. Must secure by June 1 otherwise only as available. Parking: Free self-parking (attached/enclosed garage) with validated ticket by tournament staff. Mail entries with registration information to: North American Chess Association (make checks payable to), 4957 Oakton Street Suite 113, Skokie, IL 60077. More information and online registration available at: www.amateurchesschamps.com. No smoking. For more information on additional prizes such as scholarships to Texas Tech University, progressive prize fund, and more please visit the tournament website. Boards, sets, clocks, provided. Tournament provided equipment must be used. Cajun Chess book and equipment vendor will be available on-site. Additional questions email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on our sponsors please visit the tournament website. Chess Magnet School JGP.
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