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2023 Elite Chess Grade Championship

Saturday, November 4, 2023

Naperville North High School, 899 North Mill Street, Naperville, IL 60563

9 Rated Sections By Grade: 
K-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9-12

2 Unrated Sections By Grade: 

K-3, 4-5

Round Times: 

Grades K-3:   9:00am, 10:15am, 11:45am, 1:00pm, 2:15pm (G/30;d5, 5-SS) 
Grades 4-5:    9:00am, 10:45am, 12:30pm, 2:15pm, 4:00pm (G/45;d5, 5-SS) 
Grades 6-12:  
9:00am, 11:15am, 1:30pm, 3:45pm (G/60;d5, 4-SS) 

Unrated sections: 5 Rounds.  Round 1 at 9:00am.  All other rounds as soon as possible.


Participation Ribbons For All Players

8 Individual Trophies For Rated K-8 Sections

3 Individual Trophies For Rated 9-12th Grade Section

5 Individual Trophies for Unrated Sections

3 Team Trophies For Rated K-8 Sections.

(No Team Trophies For Unrated And 9-12th Grade Sections)

Additional Info: 
United States Chess Federation membership required for rated sections.
- Entry fee is $35
 if registration takes place online by 11:59 pm on 10/23/2023.  $40 after 10/23/2023.  - Entries after 11/2/23 cannot be guaranteed round 1 pairing & may receive 1/2 point bye in round 1.
- Top 3 players count towards team score. Must have 2 players to qualify as a team.  No club teams. 
- Team rooms available for purchase for only $75 - Email Jeff at to reserve.
- Onsite concessions will be available for purchase.  All concession proceeds go to the Naperville North High School Chess Team.
- No byes last round. Byes for any single round must be requested before end of 1st round. 
- All other rules/regulations shall be in accordance with the USCF Rulebook. 

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