HALES CORNERS CHALLENGE X
October 17, 2009FORMAT: Four Round Swiss System - Four Games in One Day USCF RatedTwo Sections – Open & Reserve (Under 1600) TIME LIMIT: Game in One Hour (60 minutes per player) ENTRY FEE:$35 – Open; $25 – Reserve (both sections $5 more after October 14, 2009) Comp Entry Fee for USCF 2200+: Entry fee subtracted from any prizes won SITE REGISTRATION:8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. ROUNDS:10 am -- 1 pm -- 3:30 pm -- 6 pm Pairings by WinTD---No Computer Entries---No Smoking PRIZES: OPEN RESERVE 1st—$325* 1st—$100 2nd—$175* 2nd—$75A—$100 D—$50B & Below—$75 E & Below—$40* guaranteed Goddesschess prizes for top performing females: Open Section: 1st - $60, 2nd - $40; Reserve Section: 1st - $40, 2nd $30, 3rd $20 Additional items (books, CDs, etc.) just for female chessplayers donated by "Chess Queen" GM Alexandra Kosteniuk Tournament Director: Tom Fogec Assistant Tournament Directors: Robin Grochowski & Allen Becker SITE: Wyndham Milwaukee Airport Hotel—4747 S. Howell Avenue—Milwaukee—Telephone 414-481-8000 (formerly known as Four Points Sheraton, across street from airport) ENTRIES TO: Allen Becker—6105 Thorncrest Drive—Greendale, WI 53129 email@example.com QUESTIONS TO: Tom Fogec—414-425-6742 (home) or 414-405-4207 (cell) USCF I.D. Required -- Bring your own clocks – Sets and Boards Provided Half point bye available in Round 1, 2 or 3 if requested prior to round 1; not available in Round 4. Registration form See the announcement in the September, 2009 print edition of Chess Life Magazine under Grand Prix. Goddesschess will increase the dedicated prize money for the female players in the next HCCC if we get one more female playing in Challenge X. And the more females who sign up and play in Challenge X, the more we will increase the prize fund and number of prizes available for Challenge XI.