Tournament Articles

Date: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 Prairieland
Location: Parkside Junior High School,
101 N. Parkside Road, Normal, IL

Parking: There is plenty of parking at the school lots.
Sections, Number of Rounds, and Time Limits:
Lower Primary (K-1), Upper Primary (2-3), Elementary (4-5): 5 rounds G/30 Delay 5 Junior High (6-8): 4 rounds G/45 Delay 5
Registration Limit: Registration is limited to the first 250 entries.

Entry Fee: $15, checks made payable to Prairieland Chess Club. Please register online at  Registration is Closed Registration deadline is 6:00 p.m., Friday, January 19th, 2018, or until limit of 250 entries is met. Any players added AFTER registration deadline will NOT be paired for first round and receive a 0.5 point bye.

See who is regsitered by clicking here, or select Tournament Registration / Registered Players from the drop down menu above. 

Registration (coaches only): Check in and all changes are due by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. You must be checked in by 8:30 or you will not be paired for the first round. The first round will start at 9:00 a.m. with subsequent rounds to follow as soon as possible.
USCF Registrations: USCF membership required, JTP acceptable for K-3. Please check that your USCF registrations are current through 1/20. USCF can be purchased on site.

Trophies for top 5 teams per section (top 3 Junior High) Top 5 Individuals in each section
Class trophies in each section
Lower Primary - Top player in 400s, 300s , 200s and 100s, unrated.
Upper Primary - Top player 600s, 500s, 400s, 300s, 200s, 100s, unrated.
Elementary - Top player in 800s, 700s, 600s, 500s, 300-499, 100-299, unrated.
Junior High - Top Class D and Class E and Class F and Class G, under 600s, unrated.
Participation awards for all K-1 Biggest upset trophy in each section

Food Service: Breakfast Items, Gondolas, Vegetarian Gondolas, Pizza, Snacks and Beverages will be available.
Questions or for more information: Please send an email to Ken Ewing, Prairieland Chess Club Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Day of tournament phone: (309) 825-7053