Veterans Day Fund Raising Tournament

Veterans Day Fund Raising Tournament

Nov 7, 2009, 7:46 PM |

Hello Chess Enthusiasts,

This month Midway Chess Club is holding a Veterans Day Celebration on Saturday November 14th. The proceeds of the tournament will go to benefit the Veterans Chess For Peace Program. Please come out and play in this tournament and help support our Veterans and programs to help them. We will also be collecting coats that will be delivered to the Jesse Brown Veterans Hospital the following Monday.

Veterans Day Fund Raiser at Chicago's Midway Chess Club
What and When:
Swiss Tournament
One Section
USCF Rated
November 14th, 2009
6044 W 63rd St
Chicago, IL 60638

Veterans Play Free!

Four rounds. Digital clocks are preferred and will be set to G/45.
Accelerated or decelerated pairings at TD discretion.

Registration from 9:00 to 9:30 AM. Players must check in by 9:30 am; players
who arrive late will receive a half-point bye for the first round. First
Round 9:45 am, last round over roughly 4:30 pm.

You may take one half-point bye in any round but the last.

Entry fee is $20, Veterans Play Free!, please pay cash (no checks) at the door. Masters and
Experts play free.

Send name, USCF number, and telephone number to William Shehan @

Junior players (under fourteen years) are welcome. Players under the age of 14 need to be accompanied by a parent throughout the event.

Prizes will be: Pearl Harbor Chess Set

Bring clocks -- Wheelchair accessible -- No Smoking — Food on site.