13th SPF Nationwide Open for Girls and Boys – May 5-6, 2018


SPFNO for Girls and Boys

The prestigious annual Susan Polgar National Open Championship for Girls and Boys (SPFNO) was created in 2006 and is sponsored by the Susan Polgar Foundation (SPF) to give more opportunities to young chess players in the United States.

The top player of each championship section in the SPFNO will be awarded:

Qualifications for the Prominent Susan Polgar National Invitational for Girls (Girls sections only.)

$100,000 in prizes and scholarships to Webster University (U16/18 sections only.)

$250 cash scholarship to the winner of each section if they go to the World Youth / Cadet (issued upon receipt of their flight

13****th SPF Nationwide Open for Girls and Boys – MAY 5-6, 2018

$100,000+ in Prizes (lots of trophies, chess prizes & scholarships)

CHAMPIONSHIP SECTIONS: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16/18 in separate sections for Girls and Boys. 2 day event!

$1,000 Triple Crown Bonus!

PRIZES: Trophies to Top 15 players, Top 3 School Teams & Club Teams.


ROUND TIMES: Sat 9am, 12:30am, 3:30pm, Sun 9am, 12pm, 2:30pm

RESERVE SECTIONS: K-Gr4 u500, K-Gr8 u800. Saturday only event.

PRIZES: Trophies to Top 10 players, Top 3 School Teams & Club Teams.


ROUND TIMES: Sat ONLY 9:30am, 11am, Lunch, 12:30pm, 2pm, & 3:30pm.

Event Venue: Robert Livermore Community Center

Address: 4444 East Ave, Livermore, CA 94550 (map)

Free Parking, Plenty of outdoor space!

Tournament flyer: http://www.spfno.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/spfno18.pdf

Official website: http://www.spfno.com