2010 FIDE World Amateur Chess Championship

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unixadmin
Jan 31, 2010, 7:47 PM |
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I am lucky that this event is being held in my state this year.  I will be there although I am curious to see how I will hold up after the 3rd day.  Here are the details ...

- an Official FIDE World Chess Championship! 9R-SS G/90 + 30/sec increment. Holiday Inn Hotel, 5300 W. Touhy Ave., Skokie, IL 60077. 847.679.8900. $20,000 Guaranteed. Open to players with no FIDE title and rated under 2000 FIDE. All players compete in a single section. Please see tournament website for more detailed rating regulations. Overall: $3000-2000-1600-1400; Top Women: $1000-600-400-200; (1799-1600): $1000-600-400-200; (1599-1400): $1000-600-400-200; (U1400): $1000-600-400-200; (Unrated): $1000-600-400-200. EF: $120 by 6pm 02/15, $150 by 6pm 03/15; $200 thereafter and onsite. No re-entries allowed. No half-point byes allowed (zero point byes only). Onsite registration from 3-5pm 03/19. Rds.: 3/19 - 6:30pm; 3/20-21- 12pm and 6:30pm per day; 3/22-25 - 6:30pm per night. 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.worldchesschamps.com. Questions via email only: sevan@worldchesschamps.com. No smoking. For more information on additional prizes such as FIDE titles, Scholarships to Texas Tech University, a progressive prize fund, entry fee specials, and more, please visit the tournament website. Boards, sets, clocks provided. Tournament provided equipment must be used. WCL JGP. ##########################################################################