2018 Chicago Potawotomi Open and Fort Dearborn Reserve


Potawotomi Open in Chicago $5,500 Guaranteed

July 7-8...just west of the Chicago Loop! Play chess and spend a family weekend in Chicago!

Register by Saturday, June 30, for only $79!


Don't miss Chicago Chess Center's Potawotami Open and Fort Dearborn Reserve!

Please join us on Saturday, July 7, and Sunday, July 8, at UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted, Chicago IL 60607. Three Grandmasters (Vladimir Georgiev, Priyadharshan Kannappan, and Dmitry Gurevich) and International Master Zhaozhi Li top the list of pre-registrants.

We've kept the early entry fee affordably low ($79 in both the FIDE-rated Open and the Fort Dearborn Reserve). Sunday, the price increases by $10, and entries at the door pay $20 more. So why not register now and save?

Of course, our patrons and members always save an additional 20% when they enter: please contact us if you are already a member and you don't have the coupon code.

5SS, G/90, inc/30, Accelerated pairings possible.

Can't play two days? Morning tee times? Take two byes!

Two Sections:

Potawotami Open (FIDE Rated):

$$GTD: $1000-600-300-100; Under 2400 $310-200; Under 2200 $300; Under 2000 $295-195.

Fort Dearborn Reserve:

$$GTD: $700-400-200; Under 1600 $210-105; Under 1400 $200-100; Under 1200 $195-90. Unrated may not win more than $200.

All-day parking at 760 W. Taylor St for only $7!

P.S. Our friends at the Illinois Chess Association are honoring Mike Cardinale at the 2018 ICA Banquet! Come join us on July 22nd!

And please check out the rest of our summer schedule (so far). More coming soon at www.chichess.org/events :

June 30: Plus-Score #22

June 30: Rated Beginners' Open #18

July 7-8 Potawotami Open and Fort Dearborn Reserve *** $5,500 GUARANTEED! ***

July 15: Plus-Score #23

August 4: Plus-Score #24

August 4: Rated Beginners' Open #19

August 11-12: Chicago Chess Center Cloud Gate Class *** $7,500 UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED! ***