3rd Annual Sevan Memorial Tournament

November 23rd - 25th or 24th - 25th, 2018

3rd Annual Sevan Memorial Tournament

November 23rd - 25th or 24th - 25th, 2018

US Chess Grand Prix Points: 60
US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

Hyatt Regency, Schaumburg, IL 60173

3 Sections — Premier (FIDE Rated) and Reserve (Under 1800), and Booster (U1200)

$12,000 in prizes

Official website:

ENTRY FEES:

​$95 early mail-in online by 11/10
$110 online by 9pm Wednesday 11/21
$120 after that or onsite
Only $60 for U1200 Booster section (counts as ½ paid entry for player total); $70 after 11/21
GMs and IMs free entry if registered by 11/20
Free entry to female players registered by 11/10 (Use coupon code LADYCOMP for Open or Reserve -- does not waive fee for playing higher section
Free entry to females in Booster with code LADYBOOSTER -- must register by 11/10.
Byes unavailable for free entries, must commit to playing all rounds
Re-entries for $50 with appropriate byes
$30 extra to play up a section.
Blitz -- $25 online by 11/23 or $30 onsite
Except as stated above, 1/2 point byes OK all rounds, must commit by end of round 2
Special Mixed Double Prizes -- no additional fee required -- $800 in prizes based on 220 paid.

TIME CONTROLS AND PLAYING SCHEDULE:

3-day Schedule

G/90;+30 second increment

  • Friday 6:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am, 4:00 pm
  • Sunday 10:00 am, 3:30 pm

2-day Schedule

  • Saturday (G/60;d5) 10:00 am, 1:00 pm
  • Saturday (merged - G/90;+30) 4:00 pm
  • Sunday (merged - G/90;+30) 10:00 am, 3:30 pm
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