Friday, January 04, 2008

Upcoming Scholastic Tournaments

Four January events, two of them right here in the neighborhood:

Saturday, January 5. Touch Move Scholastic Chess Championship, as previously announced here. Touch Move Chess Center, 5639 North Ashland Ave., Chicago. Entry fee $30; USCF rated (minimun rating 500). Details here; online registration here.

Sunday, January 6. Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 South Kenwood Ave., Chicago. Sponsored and directed by Chess Education Partners. USCF rated; $20 entry fee. Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. Details and online registration here.

Saturday, January 19. Burbank Elementary School. Sponsored and directed by Youth Chess Foundation of Chicago. Unrated; free of charge. Details here.

Sunday, January 20. 3rd Coast Challenge. University of Chicago Quadrangle Club, 1155 East 57th Street, Chicago. Sponsored and directed by Renaissance Knights. USCF rated; $30 entry fee. Registration 9:00 – 9:30. Details here; online registration here. This one isn’t strictly a scholastic tournament, but it does have a kid-friendly “Under 1000” division. Plus it’s here in Hyde Park.