The 20th Annual Chicago Open will take place at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, Wheeling, IL, May 26-30, 2011. The prize fund for the tournament is $100,000 guaranteed.
The Open Section will be 9 rounds played over a 5-day schedule and will have GM and IM norm possibilities. The other sections, U2100, U1900, 1700, 1500 and U1200 will be 7 round events with 4-day, 3-day and 2-day schedules.
GM John Fedorowicz will provide free lectures and game analysis.
Last year winner was GM Loek Van Wely of Netherlands.