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Elite Chess Open

Saturday, August 6, 2022

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) and 2 scholastic sections (Elementary and Junior High).  All sections are 4R/SS G45 +5 second delay.  A Bughouse Challenge will take place during lunch. USCF membership required for rated sections.


Prizes: Based on 75 rated entries. Trophies will be awarded to the top 5 finishers in the U600, U900, and scholastic sections.  U1200, U1500, & U1800 Sections: $100-75-50; Championship Section: $150-100-50.  Bughouse Challenge winners will receive unique trophies.


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


Rounds: Check in is from 8:30 - 9:15 am. Round 1 at 9:30 am, rest ASAP. Rated sections will end at approximately 5:30 pm and unrated, grade level sections will end at approximately 2:30 pm.


Registration: Fee is $30 for the unrated scholastic sections and $35 for all rated sections if registered by 8/3. Fee is increased by $5 if registration takes place after 8/3 and it is increased by $10 if registration takes place at the door. Onsight registration closes at 9:00 am. 2000+ rated players play for free. Bughouse Challenge is free for all participants.

Contact Jeff DiOrio at with any questions.

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