Academy Chess Challenge 21-04

Harbor House

Event Overview

Sponsored by Harbor House - a premier memory care facility  

Academy of Intellectual


Kings & Queens Chess Club

 Bi-Weekly  Chess Challenge Tournament

            USCF  dual  rated,   OPEN  to  players  of ALL ages and chess skills !

                       3 hours of educational and entertainment experience:  all-in-one

 Thursday, December 9th 2021: from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

760 McHenry Rd, Wheeling, IL 60090

 4:45 p.m. -  Doors will open

5:00 p.m. -  Chess Q&A: ask Chess Master a question

5:30 p.m. -  1st round will start, sharp!   

4 rounds Swiss - time control G15 + d15

EXTRA Money Prizes: $100(50-30-20) to top three – in event of max field of 20 players

USCF membership will be required: membership available on site.


COVID-19 safety measures:

  • Field is limited to 20 players. (Check the registration list before leaving home, if your intention is to register on site)
  • One chess board at the table
  • Chess sets and clocks are provided, disinfected by AoIG staff
  • Check of the body temperature by Harbor House staff
  • Use of the face masks indoors per CDC guidelines

Entry fee:

Electronically $35.04  ($40 at the door) - 100% refund if canceled by phone before 9:00 a.m. on a tournament day;  automatic refund if player’s body temperature measured above 100.4 F.

Registration: e-mail player’s First and Last name, phone number and USCF ID (if a member)  to   (you can e-mail your chess question for a discussion, as well; if selected, player will win an indoor prize) and then send money via Zelle®  to  Academy of IG; E-mail:

(set Academy of IG as your friend, so, if necessary, we can instantly refund your money without any fees,)

For any inquiries please call AoIG educational director  

Serge  847-778-5259   or your coaches: Tamara  847-867-0116  Mila  847-207-2819    Leonid   847-845-4525


760 McHenry Road
Wheeling, IL 60090
United States

Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Phone: 847-778-5259

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