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Chess Tournament

March 23 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm | $22 – $27

For all players ages 6–14. 

The Knights of the Forest &
Des Plaines Park District
Open Chess tournament.

Knights of the Forest Open Chess Tournament

Face to face. One on on. Do you have what it takes?

Chess has fascinated legions of players, young and old, for over 1500 years. If you play, come show us your stuff. Everyone is welcome! In a Swiss-style tournament there are no eliminations: everybody plays all 5 rounds, and players with similar win-loss records will play each other as many times as possible.

Register online now. 


Non-Rated Section

5 rounds, Swiss-style.
45-minute limit to complete the round, with G/20 time control. In round 1, players are paired by grade, After round 1, pairings are made by win-loss records.

Rated Section

5 rounds, Swiss-style.
Dutch-system pairing, using USCF ratings. G/30 time control. If necessary, sections will be combined to meet the minimum number of players.

The top 5 players in each section will receive trophies. 

Min/Max: 10/100

Registration is open now! Register online.
Check-in begins at 10:30a
Matches begin at 11:00a
Prairie Lakes, Mountain View Rooms 1–3
R: $22/NR: $27




March 23


$22 – $27


Prairie Lakes



515 E. Thacker Street
Des Plaines, 60016
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