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  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018

    9th Annual Greater Chicago K-12 Championship

    McCormick Place West

     Open to all players in grades 12 & below

    *** 100 INDIVIDUAL & 30 TEAM TROPHIES ***

    Presented by

    Renaissance Knights, Kasparov Chess Foundation, SBB Research Group

     

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    LOCATION: McCormick Place – West Building 2301 S Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Chicago, IL

    CHAMPIONSHIP SECTIONS: 4-SS, G/40,d5 Rounds: 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 & 4:00.

    RESERVE & NOVICE SECTIONS: 5-SS, G/25,d5 Rounds: 10:00, 12:00, 1:30, 3:00 & 4:30.

    AWARDS CEREMONY: 6:00 pm.

    ENTRY FEE: $40 by 1/15; $50 by 1/29; $60 after 1/29. On-site entry receives ½ point 1st round bye. $5 off to siblings & team members when registering together. 

    Thanks to our sponsor, SBB Research Group, we are able to provide complimentary entry for select students from Low Income Title I schools. Contact us for details.

    SERVICE FEE: $10 fee for refunds or section changes after 1/31

    SECTION CHANGES: Email by 2/1 to info@renaissanceknights.org

    BYES: One ½-pt bye available, any round except last, if requested before Rd. 1.

    SECTIONS / AWARDS:

    PRIMARY (K-3): Championship: open to all. Trophies: top 8 players, top rated Under 800, top 3 schools. Reserve U600: open to players rated Under 600. Trophies: top 8 players, top 3 schools. Novice U200: open to players rated Under 200 / Unrated. Trophies: top 12 players, top 3 schools.

    ELEMENTARY (K-6): Championship: open to all. Trophies: top 10 players, top rated Under 1000, top 3 schools. Reserve U800: open to players rated Under 800. Trophies: top 10 players, top 3 schools. Novice U300: open to players rated Under 300 / Unrated. Trophies: top 12 players, top 3 schools.

    JUNIOR HIGH (K-9): Championship: open to all. Trophies: top 5 players, top rated Under 1200, top 2 school. Reserve U1000: open to players rated Under 1000. Trophies: top 5 players, top 2 schools. Novice U400: open to players rated Under 400 / Unrated. Trophies: top 8 players, top 2 schools.

    HIGH SCHOOL (K-12): Championship: open to all. Trophies: top 5 players, top rated Under 1400, top 2 school. Reserve U1200: open to players rated Under 1200. Trophies: top 5 players, top 2 schools. Novice U500: open to players rated Under 500 / Unrated. Trophies: top 8 players, top 2 schools.

    Any player who scores 4 or more points and doesn’t win a trophy will receive a medal!

    GAME ANALYSIS: FM Gauri Manoj

    FOOD: Concession food sales by Savor.

    PARKING: Lot A – 2301 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616: (8′ height clearance) is a six level garage with 2,100 parking spaces located on Martin Luther King Drive, adjacent to the West Building. As of 5/1/17 the parking rate was $23 for up to 16 hours and $36 from 16 to 24 hours.* There are no in-and-out privileges.

    CHICAGO’S OFFICIAL CHAMPIONSHIP

    The City of Chicago will recognize the top individual & team from Chicago in each Championship Section as the City Champion


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