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Quad-City Chess Classic

Start Date

2024-10-05

End Date

2024-10-06

Director

Eric Vigil

Three sections
FIDE & USCF rated Open (Iowa Grand Prix Qualifier): USCF and IASCA membership required. Join USCF: https://new.uschess.org/join-us-chess. IASCA membership, $10 available on-site. Other states OK. Join IASCA: https://www.iowa-chess.org/join. 5 round Swiss. Rds Sat: 9:30 a.m., 2 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Sun: 9:30 a.m., 2 p.m. Time: G/90 + 30 second increment. Prizes: 1st: $250, 2nd: $175, 3rd: $125, 4th: $100. Under 1800: $50. EF: $50 before 9/27, $60 between 9/27 and 10/4, $70 cash only on site. Register online at https://www.kingregistration.com/event/quadcitychessclassic2024.. On-site registration from 8:30-9 a.m. on Sat., Oct. 5. Bring chess sets, clocks. None provided. Mail advance entries to Rick Rector, 3614 N. Thornwood Ave., Davenport, Ia., 52806. Inquiries: Rick Rector: rrector1217@gmailcom.


Under 1400: USCF rated, membership required. 4 round Swiss. Rds 9:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m., Sat. Time control: G/65 with 5 second delay. Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd $75, 3rd: $50, 4th: $25. EF: $30 before 9/27, $40 between 9/27 and 10/4, $50 cash only at door. Register online at https://www.kingregistration.com/event/quadcitychessclassic2024. On-site registration from 8:30-9 a.m. on Sat., Oct. 5. Bring chess sets, clocks. None provided. Mail advance entries to Rick Rector, 3614 N. Thornwood Ave., Davenport, Iowa, 52806. Inquiries: Rick Rector at: rrector1217@gmailcom.


Unrated Beginner: For kids just getting started in tournament play. $10 entry fee. Register online at https://www.kingregistration.com/event/quadcitychessclassic2024 or at door from 8:30-9:30 a.m. 4 round Swiss-style tournament. Round 1 starts at 10 a.m. Rds: 2-4 ASAP. Prizes: trophies for 1-5 places. Send inquiries to: Luis Peralta at 309-737-2890 or email at lm-peralta@wiu.edu. Bring sets, clocks.
Additional information: Byes: One 1/2 point bye per player. Last round bye must be requested prior to the start of the 1st round. Byes for all other rounds must be requested 1 hour prior to the start of the round. USCF ratings used for pairing rank and prizes. Players must turn in a scoresheet for every game. NO ELECTRONIC SCORESHEETS

Time Control

Open: G/90 + 30 second increment. Under 1400: G/65 with 5 second delay. Beginner: None

Rounds

Open: Sat: 9:30 a.m., 2 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Sun: 9:30 a.m., 2 p.m Under 1400: 9:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m

Additional Info

Broadcast Link

Registration

US Chess Required:

Yes

IASCA Required:

Yes

Memberships Available Onsite:

Yes

Onsite Reg Time:

Entry Fee:

Open: $50 before 9/27, $60 between 9/27 and 10/4, $70 cash only on site. Under 1400: $30 before 9/27, $40 between 9/27 and 10/4, $50 cash only at door. Beginner: $10 online and cash on site

Send Entry Fee:

Rick Rector, 3614 N. Thornwood Ave., Davenport, Iowa, 52806

Prizes

Open prizes: 1st: $250, 2nd: $175, 3rd: $125, 4th: $100. Under 1800: $50
Under 1400 prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd $75, 3rd: $50, 4th: $25. Beginner: Trophies for top 5 placers.

Contact

Rick Rector: rrector1217@gmail.com
Luis Peralta: 309-737-2890 or email at lm-peralta@wiu.edu

Location

Western Illinois University, Q-C, Moline, Illinois

3300 River Drive Ave., Riverfront Hall

Plenty of parking available

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