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Elite Chess Open

Sunday, July 28, 2024

Join Elite Chess in its effort to bring high quality chess tournaments to the west suburbs! We hope to have 150 players attend, will you be one of them?

Description: Chess tournament with 6 rated sections (U600, U900, U1200, U1500, U1800, and Championship).  All sections are 4R/SS G45 +5 second delay.  A Bughouse Challenge will take place during lunch. USCF membership required for rated sections.


Prizes:  U1200, U1500, & U1800 Sections: $200-100-50; Championship Section: $250-125-75.  Trophies will be awarded to the top 5 finishers in the U600, U900 sections.  All players will receive a ribbon and Bughouse Challenge winners will receive unique trophies.


Where: Goodwin Hall - Room 411 at Benedictine University:  5700 College Rd, Lisle, IL 60532.


Rounds: 9:30am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm.  NOTE - U600 & U900 rounds paired ASAP. 


Registration: Fee is $40 ($35 for U600 & U900) if registered by 7/21. Fee is increased by $5 if registration takes place after 7/21. No Onsight registration. 2000+ rated players play for free. Bughouse Challenge is free for all participants.

Contact Jeff DiOrio at with any questions.

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