2023 U.S. Blind Chess Championship

National Championship Event
Frick Center

Event Overview

6 round Swiss system, Game 90 plus 30. Players must be classified as legally blind. Elmhurst University, Frick Center 190 S Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, 60126. June supplement used. See https://www.cavemanchess.com/dorm-room-hotel-info for information on dorms. No taxes or tips for dorm rooms. Reserve early! Entry Fee is $10 before January 17th, 2023 midnight central time; $20 before June 1st, midnight central time; $30 before July 10th, midnight central time; $40 before July 21st, midnight central time. $4000 in prizes guaranteed. $1000 for first, $800 for second, $500 for third, and $300 for fourth. $200 first and $150 second place prize for under 1600, under 1400, under 1200, and under 1000. Up to two half-point byes in rounds 1 through 6, must commit by end of round 2. Round times are 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm Friday; 9:00 am & 3:00 pm Saturday; 8:30 am & 2:30 pm Sunday. Side events: Saturday blitz after round 4. Th/Fri: Dinner with Grand Masters, Shopping Excursion, and Yoga/Exercise Class. Blitz registration will be posted online separately. Details will be posted on www.cavemanchess.com. On-campus meals (no taxes or tips) and shuttle available. Anticipated shuttle times are O’hare to Elmhurst Thursday night, Ohare or Midway to Elmhurst Friday morning; Elmhurst to O’Hare or Midway Sunday Evening. More details will be announced on https://www.cavemanchess.com. Free WiFi on campus. Caveman Chess Camp July 16th to July 21st ; see https://www.cavemanchess.com for details. Caveman Chess provides clocks.


190 S Prospect Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126
United States

Sections: 1
Grand Prix Points: 100
Prize Fund: $4000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Kevin Bachler
Email: contact@cavemanchess.com
Phone: 224-985-5245