Renaissance Knights is the premier tournament organizer of the Midwest.

We organize and direct 20+ tournaments a year, including the Chicago Public Schools Playoffs and Championships, the monthly Knights Quest tournaments, the Greater Chicago K-12 Championship, and the KCF All-Girls National Championships.

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  • Sat
    28
    Oct
    2017

    Chicago Vocational High School

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    Chicago Vocational High School - 2100 E 87th St

    Sections:  Primary (Grades K-3), Elementary (Grade 4-8), High School (Grades 9-12)

    Format:  4-round Swiss, G/25, d5

    Check-In: 8:30 – 9:00 AM, All players must be checked in by 9:00 to play in round 1. Late Check-ins will receive a zero point bye for round 1

    Rounds:  10 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:30 PM

    Awards:  4:00 pm. 1st – 5th placed individuals, 1st – 2nd placed teams each section. Top 3 scores used for team awards

    Lunch: 11:45 – 12:45 – provided for players & coaches only

    Registration Ends: Monday October 23       

    Substitutions: Onsite only between 8:30 – 9:00 AM, All substitutes must be checked in by 9:00 to play in round 1. Late substitutes will receive a zero point bye for round 1

    Directions: Enter through DOOR #15 which is located on the west side of the school off of the parking lot

    More Info:  Nichole Matthews at nmatthews@cps.edu or David Heiser at daheiser@cps.edu

    Open to CPS Students only

     

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  • Sun
    12
    Nov
    2017

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield - 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place, Top team U600 & U1000; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

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  • Sat
    18
    Nov
    2017

    St. Ignatius College Prep

    Nov 18 -  Chicago Prep Bowl (High School Only)

    St. Ignatius College Prep

    1076 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago

    8-Board Team Tournament

    Entry Fee is $20 per Team

    George Dzuricsko dzuricskog@dls.org 630-687-2929 (c)

    Paul Kash pkash@ameritech.net

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  • Sat
    09
    Dec
    2017

    Chicago Police Headquarters

    CHICAGO POLICE HEADQUARTERS - 3510 S. MICHIGAN AVE, CHICAGO, IL 60616

    SATURDAY - DECEMBER 9, 2017

    5-BOARD TEAM TOURNAMENT - 4 ROUNDS, GAME 20

    CHECK-IN: 9:00 – 9:30 - MUST BE CHECKED IN BY 9:30 TO PLAY IN THE FIRST ROUND

    ROUND TIMES: 10:00, 11:15, 12:45, 2:00 - AWARDS: 3:00

    LUNCH: 12:00 - 12:45 - PROVIDED FOR ALL PLAYERS AND SUPPORT STAFF

    AWARDS: TROPHIES TOP 3 TEAMS, MEDALS TOP 3 TEAM MEMBERS EACH SECTION

    DIVISIONS: ELEMENTARY (K-8), HIGH SCHOOL (9-12)

    TEAMS: 4-PLAYERS FROM THE SAME SCHOOL PLUS 1 LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL

    REGISTRATION: INVITED SCHOOLS NEED TO SUBMIT ROSTERS BY 12/04/17, ONLINE at     OR BY EMAIL TO david.heiser@renaissanceknights.org

    MORE INFO: CONTACT DAVID HEISER david.heiser@renaissanceknights.org / 773-844-0701 or

    NICHOLE MATTHEWS nmatthews@cps.edu / 773-535-2884

    BOARDS & SETS PROVIDED - GAME ANALYSIS BY FM GAURI MANOJ

    PLAYERS ARE REQUESTED TO BRING A NONPERISHABLE FOOD ITEM TO BE DONATED TO THE GREATER CHICAGO FOOD DEPOSITORY


     

     

     

     

     

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  • Sun
    10
    Dec
    2017

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place, Top team U600 & U1000; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

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  • Sat
    20
    Jan
    2018

    Crane H.S.

    Jan 20 High School Championship – Crane H.S.

    Details TBA

    Open to CPS High School Students participating in the CPS Academic Chess Program

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  • Sun
    21
    Jan
    2018

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place, Top team U600 & U1000; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

    Refund & Cancellation Policies

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  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018
  • Sun
    18
    Feb
    2018

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place, Top team U600 & U1000; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

    Refund & Cancellation Policies

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  • Sat
    17
    Mar
    2018

    Whitney Young Magnet High School

    Mar 17 K-8 North & South Playoffs – Whitney Young H.S.

    Details TBA

    Open to CPS K-8 Students participating in the CPS Academic Chess Program

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  • Sat
    24
    Mar
    2018

    Whitney Young Magnet High School

    Mar 24 K-8 Championship – Whitney Young H.S.

    Details TBA

    Open to CPS K-8 Students moving forward from the K-8 Playoffs

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  • Sun
    25
    Mar
    2018

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place, Top team U600 & U1000; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

    Refund & Cancellation Policies

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  • Fri
    20
    Apr
    2018
    Sun
    22
    Apr
    2018
  • Sun
    29
    Apr
    2018

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place, Top team U600 & U1000; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

    Refund & Cancellation Policies

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  • Sun
    13
    May
    2018

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

    Refund & Cancellation Policies

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  • Sun
    10
    Jun
    2018

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

    Refund & Cancellation Policies

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  • Sun
    08
    Jul
    2018

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

    Refund & Cancellation Policies

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  • Sun
    19
    Aug
    2018

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

    Refund & Cancellation Policies

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  • Sun
    16
    Sep
    2018

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place, Top team U600 & U1000; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

    Refund & Cancellation Policies

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  • Sun
    14
    Oct
    2018

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place, Top team U600 & U1000; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

    Refund & Cancellation Policies

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  • Sun
    11
    Nov
    2018

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place, Top team U600 & U1000; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

    Refund & Cancellation Policies

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  • Sun
    09
    Dec
    2018

    Embassy Suites Deerfield

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    Game Analysis by FM Gauri Shankar Manoj

    Location: Embassy Suites Deerfield – 1445 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL

    Format: USCF Rated 4-round Swiss,

    4 Section: U600 (K-8), U1000 (K-8), U1400 (K-12 & Adults) & Premier 1400+ (K-12 & Adults). * Players must be within 100 points to play up or receives permission from TD

    Awards: U600, U1000 & U1400 Trophies 1- 6 place, Top team U600 & U1000; Premier $100 – 75. Players in U600 receive participation award

    Time Control: U600 & U1000 4 Rounds Game 30 (G/25,d5); U1400 & Premier 4 Rounds Game 45 (G/40,d5)

    Rounds: 1 at 12:00 pm, rest ASAP

    Onsite Registrations: 11:00-11:30 am, anyone registering late will receive a 1/2 point bye for round 1 if not paired

    Entry Fee: $35 early, $40 after Monday before, $50 day of tournament. $5 discount to siblings and team members when registering together

    Byes: One 1/2 point bye, must be requested before round 1

    Sets & clocks provided, Food available for purchase

    Refund & Cancellation Policies

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