Friday, October 12, 2012

21st Annual Midwest Class Championships

The 21st Annual Midwest Class Championships will be held from October 12-14, 2012 at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, Illinois.

The event has a $20,000 projected prize fund (based on 250 entries) with $16,000 guaranteed.

The event has 7 sections: Master, Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. Each section has either 3-day (October 12-14) or 2-day (October 13-14) schedules to play in.

Master Section (2200/up): $2000-1000-500-300, clear or tiebreak win $100, top U2300 $800-400.  FIDE rated, 100 Grand Prix Points (enhanced). 
Expert Section (2000-2199): $1500-700-400-300.
Class A Section (1800-1999/Unr): $1500-700-400-300.
Class B Section (1600-1799/Unr): $1500-700-400-300.
Class C Section (1400-1599/Unr): $1400-700-400-200.
Class D Section (1200-1399/Unr): $1200-600-300-200.
Class E Section (Under 1200/Unr): $600-300-200-100.  Trophies to top 7, first 800-999, 600-799, Under 600, Unrated.
Rated players may play up one section.
Unrated prize limit: E $150, D $250, C $400, B $500, A $700.

Tournament website

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