|June 4 to 7, 2009||South Point · Hotel · Spa|
|LAS VEGAS INTERNATIONAL CHESS FESTIVAL|
The Chess Event of the Year
The Polgar Committee will award automatic qualifying spots to the winners in each section of the 2009 annual Susan Polgar World Open Championship for Girls!
Over $150,000 in college scholarships and chess prizes!
|5 Round||USCF Rated Swiss System Tournament|
|Time Control||Game/45 minutes|
|Trophies||Top 10 individuals in each section|
Top 3 (3-player) school/club teams each section
Special Medals to 11th-20th Individuals and 4th-6th Teams
|Prizes||1st in each section MonRoi Personal Chess Manager|
2nd - 5th $200-$150-$100-$50 in chess prizes
|Scholarships||to Texas Tech will be awarded based in part on performance in this event.|
|Entry Fee||$45 by 1/29, $55 by 5/19, $65 by 6/3, $75 on site.|
|Registration||Friday 4-8 p.m. & Saturday 8:30-9:30 a.m.|
|Rounds||Saturday 11 a.m, 1:30 p.m & 4 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m & 12:30 p.m.|
Opening Ceremony Saturday 10 a.m.
Awards Ceremony Sunday 3:30 p.m.
|Membership||in the U.S. Chess Federation is required of all players. You may join with your entry or on site. Players will not be allowed to complete the tournament without a valid membership.|
In compliance with the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act all non-gaming areas of the South Point Hotel, including the Convention Center and restaurants, are NON-SMOKING.
South Point Hotel and Spa:
- Some of our many amenities include a 16-screen Century Theatre movie complex, 64-lane bowling center and a handful of restaurants that cater to all appetites and tastes.
- Our distinctive hotel features spacious rooms and suites with 42-inch plasma televisions, Point Plush mattresses and Wireless Fidelity throughout.
- A unique feature to this property is its Equestrian Center, which is the finest horse facility in the country.
- Recently, we have added a fabulous 400-seat showroom that features headliner entertainment and dancing to live bands on weekends.