Hipsters for Sisters will once again provide special prizes for this years tournament. To learn more about us, their mission and products, please visit us at HipstersforSisters.com
HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR YOUR STAY IN CHICAGO
14TH ANNUAL KCF
ALL-GIRLS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
***FREE WI-FI IN SKITTLE ROOM***
Kasparov Chess Foundation, USCF,
Renaissance Knights Chess Foundation
April 7 – 9, 2017
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
2233 S Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Chicago, IL
6 SECTIONS (Ages as of 1/1/2017)
BELOW INFORMATION IS FROM 2016 AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
2:30 Opening Ceremony, 3:00 Round 1
10:00 Round 2, 2:30 Round 3, 6:30 Round 4
9:00 Round 5, 1:00 Round 6, 5:00 Awards
6 Rounds Swiss System (no elimination) G/90, d5
mail/online by 3/6, $75 by 3/27, $95 after. Do not mail after 4/1. $20 fee for roster or section changes after April 1. $10 fee for refunds.
Players registering after 1 p.m. Friday will not be paired for round 1, will receive a 1/2 bye for round 1, and will begin play with round 2.
One 1/2 point bye available for any round, except round 6, if requested at least 2 hours before the start of the round 1. ZERO point byes may be requested for any round and should be requested at least 2 hours before the start of the round.
Under 8, 10, 12 & 14 Sections – Trophies top 15 individuals & top 4 teams
Under 16, & 18 Sections – Trophies top 8 individuals & top 3 teams
Top 3 players added for team scores, team members must attend the same school
Hipster For Sister designer bag to the top finishers in the U18, U16, & U14
Friday April 7, 11:00 AM
Entry fee: $30/ 2-player team
Registration: 9:00 – 10:00 AM
Awards: Top 5 Teams
Blitz Tournament (G/5)
Friday April 7, 7:00 PM
Entry fee: $20 by 3/27, $25 after/on-site
Registration: closes at 6:00 PM
Awards: Top 10 players
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.
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 S Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago IL 60616, (888) 421-1442. Rate: Single – Quad $153. Overnight Guest Self Parking $20. Online Reservations
We have a limited number of team rooms, so reserve early; Email David Heiser at firstname.lastname@example.org