2014 Illinois K-8 Championships

A State Championship Event!

Mar. 14-16   2014 Illinois K-8 State Championships

7SS, Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, 1800 E. Golf Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60173, (847)605-1234, rooms: $95 (single-quad), Free Wi-Fi at hotel, free parking, Near Woodfield Mall. Four Sections – K-1 (G/25 d5), Grades 2-3 (G/40 d5), Grades 4-5 (G/55 d5), Grades 6-8 (G/55 d5). Entry Fee: $35 postmarked by 2/24/14 USPS (or $35 on-line by 2/24, 6 pm); $50 postmarked 3/11/14 or On-Line by 3/13/14, 6 pm, or on-site by 3/14/14(on-site entries after 3/14/14 cannot be guaranteed pairing for round 1, instead they may receive 1/2 point bye round 1). Must be current USCF member by 8:30 am, 3/15 to be paired. Checks payable only to Chess Weekend. Awards: Individual: 1st –25th Place in each section (K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8) INDIVIDUAL SECTION WINNER WILL ALSO RECEIVE AN IPAD MINI. Grade Awards: 1st-2nd each grade. Class Awards: 1st-2nd Place with several classes per section. Commemorative medal or ribbon to all players. Teams: 1st-10th Place in each section. Special Sportsmanship trophy! Schedule: Opening Ceremony Sat., 3/15/14 at 9:30 am. K-1: Sat. 10-12:30-2-3:30, Sun. 9-10:30-12:30; Grades 2-3: Sat. 10-12:30-2:30-4:30 Sun. 9-11-1; Grades 4-5 & Grades 6-8: Sat. 10-12:45-3:15-5:45 Sun. 9-11:30-2. Side Events: Bughouse Tournament – Fri, 3/14/14, 6:15 – 7:45 pm. EF at site only: $20 per team ($10 for individuals and we help you create a team) FREE INDIVIDUAL BUGHOUSE ENTRY WITH RECEIPT FOR BOTH BLITZ & PUZZLE SOLVING! Registration closes at 6 pm, Fri, 3/14/14. One section only, K-8. Bughouse Awards: 1st-3rd Place. Blitz Tournament – 5 SS Fri, 3/14/14, 8-9:30 pm, $15 postmarked by 2/24/14 or on-line 2/24/14 until 6 pm, $20 on-site or on-line until 3/14/14. Registration on site closes at 7:30 pm, 3/14/14. Blitz Awards: Individual: 1st-5th plus class awards. Puzzle Solving Contest: Sat. 3/15/14, 6:30 pm, Puzzle Solving Prizes: 1st-5th overall; 1st-5th U1000, EF: USPS: $15 postmarked by 2/24/14 or On-line until 2/24/14, 6 pm. $20 on-line by 3/15/14, 6pm or at site. Awards Ceremony for Blitz/Bughouse/Puzzle Solving: Sun, 9 am. K-8 Awards Ceremony: Sun, 3/16/12, 5:30-7 pm. Enter tournament on line (except Bughouse) at http://chessweekend.com. Checks payable only to Chess Weekend (no checks to USCF): Mail registrations with name-contact info-grade-birthday-team/school-uscf ID & exp.-address-city-zip-e-mail address-coach name & contact info to: Glenn Panner, 21694 Doud Ct., Frankfort, IL 60423. $10 service charge for on-site changes, and all refunds. Book Vending by Rochester Chess.

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