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Southern Indiana Open/Reserve(U1800)

Feb.15th,4SS,G70,d/10,HolidayInn,1710N.Kinser Pike, Bloomington, IN,47404:HR$99(rsrvtn rqrd),EF: $45 in Advance if by 2/12, $60 at site(both$5 less for ISCA members), Reg: 8:15-9:00AM, Rds: 9:30,12:30,3:00,6:00, Prizes:$1400,b/55,Open1st$350,2nd$250,A$150:Reserve1st$250,2nd$150, C$125,D/below$125,Entries in Advance at, or mail to(must be rcvd by2/12) Craig Hines ,613 North Park Dr., Evansville, IN, 47710, email:, 812-423-2996(home) cell 812-618-8700(day of tnmt)

 1 bye if claimed by RD 2, NO LAST RD BYES, NS, NC, W.



February 21-23, Illinois
2020 U.S. Amateur Team-North

Open: 5SS, G/90+30/increment, 2-day: rd.1-2 G/60, d5. Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, 1800 E. Golf Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60173. 847-605-1234 $105.00 chess rate single-double-triple-quad until 2/10/20, Free WiFI included with Room! Please reserve early. MORE PRIZES this year! Open to 4 player teams with one optional alternate. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Team average (4 highest ratings – Jan 2020 Rating List) must be under 2200 for Open, average must be under 1600 for reserve. EF: $180 per team if received USPS or online 6pm by Feb. 7, $200 if received USPS or online 6pm by Feb. 15, $220 online until Feb. 21 9:30am and on site. Individuals wishing to play send $60 by USPS or on-line by 2/15 6pm, $70 thereafter, and request to be put on a team. (Note: we can guarantee you will play, but can’t guarantee which schedule, which board you will play, or the ratings of your team). Team changes on site or after 2/21 6pm, $20. See for more info, team rules and categories, complete prize list. Open Section Prizes: Winning team qualifies for national play-offs. Awards to top 3 teams, top teams u2000 and u1800, top college team, top HS team, top junior team (HS and under), top mixed doubles team (2 men and 2 women), top senior team (all 50 & over), top individual score each board. Reserve Section Prizes: top 2 teams, top teams u1300 and U1000, top K-8 team, top female team and top individual score each board. Special prizes: best team name, best costume or theme. Prizes are clocks or book store credit.  Books and equipment by Rochester Chess. Rounds: 3-day: on-site registration/check-in 2/21 5:30-6:30pm, rds.: 7pm; 10:00am & 4:00pm; 10:00am & 3:30pm. 2-day: on-site registration/check-in 2/22 8:00-9:30am, rds. 10:00am & 1:00pm then merge with 3-day. Northern Blitz Championship Saturday night, $25 by 2/21 USPS or online, $30 online or at site. First round 8pm, 5/SS double rounds G/3, inc. 2 (2 games w/each opponent), Blitz is FIDE rated, see for details. All: Register at Checks made payable and sent to: Chess Weekend, 21694 Doud Ct. Frankfort, IL 60423. Please include Team's name and roster (plus ID#), captain's email and phone number, and desired schedule. Info:, Boards and Sets provided, must bring clocks.




Here is a listing of the tournaments around the State, *and other tournaments that may present a scheduling conflict for our organizers that we know about.

* List has been updated to provide Indiana organizers who are planning events with possible conflicting dates.