Upcoming Tournaments

BoneStudentCenterMarch 9 & 10, 2019
Illinois State University Bone Student Center
100 N University Street, Normal, IL 61761
 
SECTIONS
Grades K-1  G/30 d5   7SS
Grades 2-3  G/45 d5   7SS
Grades 4-5  G/60 d5   7SS
Grades 6-8  G/60 d5   7SS
 
SCHEDULE
Friday, March 8:
Late registration for Blitz Tournament: 5:30PM - 6:10PM 
Registration for Bughouse Tournament 5:30PM – 7:30PM
Late Registration for 2019 Illinois K-8 Chess Championships 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Rated Blitz Tournament 6:30PM – 8:00PM   Bughouse Tournament 8:00PM – 9:00PM

Saturday, March 9:
Check in Time: 8:00 – 9:30 am
Round starting times K-1 Section:  10:00AM, 12:30PM, 2:00PM, and 3:30PM
Round starting times 2-3 Section:  10:00AM, 12:30PM, 2:45PM, and 5:00PM
Round starting times 4-5 & 6-8 Sections:  10:00AM, 12:45PM, 3:15PM, and 5:45PM

Sunday, March 10:
Round starting times K-1 Section:  9:00AM, 10:30PM, 12:30PM   Trophies ASAP
Round starting times 2-3 Section:  9:00AM, 11:00AM, 1:15PM     Trophies ASAP
Round starting times 4-5 & 6-8 Sections:  9:00AM, 11:45AM, 2:15PM   Trophies ASAP

AWARDS
Each participant will receive a commemorative ribbon                                      
Trophies to top 25 individuals in each division                                                                          
Trophies to top 10 teams in each division                               
Trophies to top 2 in each grade
Class trophies for top 2 in several classes in each section

ENTRY FEE
$40 per player if received by February 20, 2019. Registration Link coming soon
$55 per player if received by February 28, 2019.
$60 per player if registering on site by March 8, 2019 at 9:00PM.
No new registrations will be accepted on Saturday morning.
Check payments can be made payable to Bloomington/Normal Area Scholastic Chess and mailed with completed registrations to Amy Green, 405 Hovey Avenue, Normal, IL 61761.
Include the following: USCF number, name, grade, school, town of school, phone number and email address.
Other information:
Players must come from the state of Illinois. Top four players count toward team score. No club teams. No byes last round. Byes for any single round must be requested before the end of the first round. Only one bye allowed for tournament. All other rules/regulations shall be in accordance to ICA By-laws and the USCF Rulebook. 
Special Note: USCF JTP will be allowed in K-1 and 2-3 Sections, however if players in these sections are playing in Blitz they must have a current USCF membership.
For any questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by email or Amy Green at (309)-825-9753 or Jeff Smith at (309)825-5401.

HOTEL
The following hotel has a limited number of rooms reserved for the Chess Tournament.  Please reserve early by February 15 to receive the chess rate of $134 per night. Please mention Bloomington Normal Area Scholastic Chess Club when marking reservations.
Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel in uptown Normal, 201 Broadway Street, Normal IL 61761.  Please call 888 236-2427 or use the following link Book your group rate for BNASC STATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

2019 ILLINOIS K-8 CHESS BLITZ & BUGHOUSE TOURNAMENT
MARCH 8, 2019
Blitz tournament will be rated so JTP memberships will not be valid.
Blitz registration is available online or onsite March 8 5:30PM – 6:10PM. The tournament will begin at 6:30PM.
Trophies will be awarded for 1st – 5th place overall and 1st place for Grades K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8.
Bughouse registration will be on-site 5:30PM – 7:30PM. The tournament will begin at 8:00PM.
Trophies will be awarded for 1st – 5th place overall.
The Blitz and Bughouse tournaments will be 5 Rounds SS. G5/D0 played in one section.
For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Amy Green at (309)825-9753 or Jeff Smith at (309)825-4501