Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Susan Polgar National Chess Challenge for Boys
Susan Polgar National Open Championship for Girls
Awesome Prizes in Both Events!
President’s Day Weekend
February 16-18, 2007 Corpus Christi, Texas
K-2, 3rd-5th, 6th-9th, Open Section (for all ages!)
6 Round Swiss G/45
Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals and top 3 teams in each section. Special medals to 13th – 20th place individuals and 4th – 6th teams. 3 or more from the same school and section or same chess club and section (top 3 scores added to give team final standings). Trophies to top 3 two–person family (siblings – parent/child) team
Additional Individual Prizes to each section: Special Grand Prize to 1st!! $200 in prizes to 2nd $150 in prizes to 3rd $100 in prizes to 4th $50 in prizes to 5th! 6-0 score wins a digital chess clock!
Prizes for Blitz / Puzzle Solving Championships: Trophies to top 3 players in each section. Special medals to 4th – 10th place. Blitz and Puzzle Solving Championships will be only one section but trophies will be given out to separate categories.
Special Susan Polgar Mini Chess Camp on the morning of 2/19!
Special Prizes: Any school with 20 or more participants will receive a set of 6 Winning Chess the Easy Way Training DVDs by Susan Polgar ($175 retail value). In addition, there will be 2 beautiful trophies for the schools with the most students competing in the championship (Top from Texas and top outside of Texas).
Entry Fees: $30 if received by December 15, 2006; $45 if received by February 1, 2007; $60 on site - On site registration: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM Friday and up to 9:30 AM on Saturday. Blitz EF: $12 - Puzzle Solving EF: $12 - Simul: $20 Special $30 entry fees for all 3 events (Blitz, Puzzle & Simul) - Susan Polgar mini chess camp: $25
Checks payable to: Susan Polgar Foundation 103-10 Queens Boulevard (Suite 1C) Forest Hills, NY 11375
Bayfront Plaza Hotel 601 N. Water Street Corpus Christi, TX 78401 Phone: (361) 882-8100 or 1-800-688-0334 or www.bayfrontplazahotelcc.com. For chess rate, please mention Chess Tournament & Code Word "Chess" beginning now. Hotel rate cutoff date: January 27, 2007.
Incredible Hotel Rates: $59.00 up to 3 people $69.00 up to 4 people $89.00 suite – FREE Wireless Internet – FREE hot breakfast buffet - FREE appetizers nightly & live music on Friday and Saturday night at the hotel Atrium.
The winner of each section in the SP National Open Championship for Girls (must meet age and residency requirements) will automatically qualify to the 2007 SP National Invitational for Girls in New Jersey!
For more info, please check out www.SusanPolgarFoundation.org or contact us at 718-897-4600 or email PolgarFoundation@aol.com