March 11 & 12, 2017
Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
201 Broadway Ave, Normal, IL 61761
Grades K-1 G/30 d5 7SS
Grades 2-3 G/45 d5 7SS
Grades 4-5 G/60 d5 7SS
Grades 6-8 G/60 d5 7SS
Friday, March 10:
Late registration for Blitz and Bughouse Tournament: 5:00 – 5:45 P.M.
Late Payment for the 2017 Illinois K-8 Chess Championships 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.
Blitz Tournament 6:00 - 8 P.M. Bughouse Tournament 8 - 9 P.M.
Saturday, March 11:
Check in Time: 8:00 – 9:30 am
Round starting times K-1 Section: 10:00, 12:30, 2:00, and 3:30
Round starting times 2-3 Section: 10:00, 12:30, 2:45, and 4:50
Round starting times 4-5 & 6-8 Sections: 10:00, 12:45, 3:15, and 5:50
Sunday, March 12:
Round starting times K-1 Section: 9:00, 10:45, 12:20 Trophies ASAP
Round starting times 2-3 Section: 9:00, 11:05, 1:15 Trophies ASAP
Round starting times 4-5 & 6-8 Sections: 9:00, 11:45, 2:15 Trophies ASAP
Each participant will receive a commemorative ribbon
Trophies to top 25 individuals in each division
Trophies to top 10 teams in each division
Trophies to top 2 in each grade
Class trophies for top 2 in several classes in each section
$35 per player received by Sunday, March 1, 2017. Please register and pay online at www.onlineregistration.cc.
If your registration and payment cannot be completed by March 1, then the late registration fee is $50.00 and payment must be received by Friday evening 9:00 P.M.March 10, 2017.
Late registration will be available on Friday, March 10, from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. All money including registration and USCF membership fees are to be completed before the day of the tournament.
No new registrations will be accepted on Saturday morning. If you do not pay online, please make your check payable to Bloomington/Normal Area Scholastic Chess or BNASC and mail registrations with all information to Amy Green, 405 Hovey Avenue, Normal, IL 61761.
Include the following: USCF number, name, grade, school, town of school, phone number and email address.
Players must come from the state of Illinois. Top four players count toward team score. No club teams. No byes last round. Byes for any single round must be requested before the end of the first round. Only one bye allowed for tournament. All other rules/regulations shall be in accordance to ICA By-laws and the USCF Rulebook.
Special Note: USCF JTP will be allowed in K-1 and 2-3 Sections.
For information see www.bnasc.org.
For any questions, please contact Amy Green by email at
The following hotel has a limited number of rooms reserved for the Chess Tournament. Please reserve early by February 17 to receive the chess rate of $129 per night. Please mention Bloomington Normal Area Scholastic Chess Club when marking reservations.
Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel in uptown Normal, 201 Broadway Street, Normal IL 61761. Please call 888 236-2427 or (309) 862-9000 4 blocks from Tournament Site and close to the train station.
2017 ILLINOIS K-8 CHESS
BLITZ & BUGHOUSE TOURNAMENT
MARCH 10, 2017
March 10, 2017, Illinois K-8 Chess Blitz & Bughouse Tournament - Illinois State University Bone Student Center, 100 N. University St, Normal, IL. Please register and pay online at www.bnasc.org by Sunday, March 1. The entry fee is $10 for each tournament by March 1. Late registration will be on Friday from 5:30 to 6:15 P.M. with a late registration fee of $20.00 for each tournament. All players will play in one Blitz section.
Bughouse will also have one section. If you do not have a Bughouse partner, we will have a list Friday night to establish teams.
Schedule: 5:30 – 6:15 PM Late registration. Blitz from 6:30 to 8 P.M. 5 Rounds SS. G5 d0;
Bughouse from 8 to 9 P.M. 5 rounds SS or when complete.
Prizes: Trophies for Blitz Tournament: First through third place overall and First place for each section, K-1, 2-3, 4-5, and 6-8. Bughouse Tournament: Top four. For more information, contact Amy Green by email at
Other information: No byes
Prairieland Elementary/Parkside Junior High
2017 Scholastic Chess Tournament
Date: Saturday, January 28th, 2017
Site: Parkside Junior High School,
101 N. Parkside Road, Normal, IL
Parking: There is plenty of parking at the school lots.
Sections, Number of Rounds, and Time Limits:
Lower Primary (K-1), Upper Primary (2-3), Elementary (4-5): 5 rounds G/30 Delay 5
Junior High (6-8): 4 rounds G/45 Delay 5
Registration Limit: Registration is limited to the first 270 entries.
Entry Fee: $15, checks made payable to Prairieland Chess Club. Please register online at http://www.bnasc.org. Registration deadline is 6:00 p.m., Friday, January 27th, 2017, or until limit of 270 entries is met. Any players added AFTER registration deadline will NOT be paired for first round and receive a 0.5 point bye.
Registration is now open!
Registration (coaches only): Check in and all changes are due by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. You must be checked in by 8:30 or you will not be paired for the first round. The first round will start at 9:00 a.m. with subsequent rounds to follow as soon as possible.
USCF Registrations: USCF membership required, JTP acceptable for K-3. Please check that your USCF registrations are current through 1/28. USCF can be purchased on site.
Trophies for top 5 teams per section (top 3 Junior High)
Top 5 Individuals in each section
Class trophies in each section
Lower Primary - Top player in 400s, 300s , 200s and 100s, unrated.
Upper Primary - Top player 600s, 500s, 400s, 300s, 200s, 100s, unrated.
Elementary - Top player in 800s, 700s, 600s, 500s, 300-499, 100-299, unrated.
Junior High - Top Class D and Class E and Class F and Class G, under 600s, unrated.
Participation awards for all K-1
Biggest upset trophy in each section
Food Service: Breakfast Items, Gondolas, Vegetarian Gondolas, Pizza, Snacks and Beverages will be available.
Day of tournament phone: (309) 825-7053