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Event Information:

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    Apr
    2018
    Sun
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    Apr
    2018

    All-Girls National Championship

    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

     ***FREE WI-FI IN SKITTLE ROOM***
    presented by

    Kasparov Chess Foundation, USCF, Renaissance Knights Chess Foundation

    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

    FORMAT 6 Rounds Swiss System (no elimination) G/90,d5

    SECTION/AWARDS Age as of 1/1/2018
    Under 8 top 15 individuals, top 500 – 799, top U500, top 6 schools
    Under 10 top 15 individuals, top 700 – 999, top U700, top 6 schools
    Under 12 top 15 individuals, top 900 – 1199, top U900, top 6 schools
    Under 14 top 15 individuals, top 1100 – 1399, top U1100, top 4 schools
    Under 16 top 8 individuals, Top 1300 – 1599, top U1300, top 3 schools
    Under 18 top 8 individuals, Top 1500 – 1799, top U1500, top 3 schools

    Top 3 players added for team scores, team members must attend the same school

    SPECIAL PRIZES Hipster For Sister designer bag to the top finishers in the U18, U16, & U14

    ENTRY FEE: $60 postmarked/online by 3/19, $80 by 4/9 $95 after.
    Do not mail after 4/13. $20 fee for roster or section changes after 4/13. $10 refund fee

    MAIN EVENT April 20: 2:30 PM – Opening Ceremony, 3:00 PM – Round 1
    April 21: 10:00 AM – Round 2, 2:30 PM – Round 3, 6:30 PM – Round 4
    April 22:  9:00 AM – Round 5, 1:00 PM – Round 6, 5:00 PM – Awards

    SIDE EVENTS
    Bughouse Tournament – one section. Fri. April 20, 11:00 AM
    Entry Fee: $30 per 2-player team Registration: 9:00- 10:00 AM
    Awards: Top 5 teams
    Blitz Tournament (G/5) – one section. Fri. April 20, 7:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $20 by 4/9, $25 after/on-site. Registration ends at 6:00 PM
    Awards: Top 10 players

    HOTEL Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 S Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago IL 60616, (888) 421-1442. Rate: single – quad $159. Overnight Guest Self Parking $20. Online Reservations
    Reserve early – rate may increase. Free basic internet in room

    TEAM ROOMS We have a limited number of team rooms, so reserve early; Email David Heiser at david.heiser@renaissanceknights.org

    BYES Half-point byes will be available for only one round except round 6, if requested by the start of round 2. 0-point byes shall be available for all rounds. The Chief TD shall have the ability to grant a 1/2-point bye for any round on unusual circumstances, except the last round.

    QUESTIONS david.heiser@renaissanceknights.org / (773) 844-0701

    The Champion in each age category, qualifies to represent the USA at the 2018 World Cadets (U/8, U10, U/12) and World Youth (U/14, U/16, U/18) Championships


     

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