Caveman October 3x3

Former Crowne Plaza Chicago-Northbrook, (Soon to be Marriott Delta)

Event Overview

Location: Former Crowne Plaza Chicago-Northbrook,(Soon to be Marriott Delta) 2875 North Milwaukee Avenue, Northbrook, Illinois 60062 Hotel Phone 847-298-2525

Rounds, Style, Time Control: 3 Round Swiss System with 3 Sections Time Control 55+10 (10-second increment)

Sections: Gold, 1700 and up; Silver, 1300 to 1700, Bronze, Below 1300.  Play-up fee: $25, must be within 200 points of section minimum.

COVID: Masks required per Illinois and Cook County orders.

Free Lunch: Free box lunch for all participants. A preference survey will go out before the event.

Entry Fee: $50 through 10/18, $60 through 10/20, $80 through 10/22. No entries onsite  

Tournament Check-in: 8:00 - 8:45; arrive and check yourself in on the pre-entry list.

Round Times: 1: 9:00, 2:12:00, 3:2:30

Total Prizes: $1,350 based on 54 entries. Prizes paid via PayPal within ten business days of event. PayPal Personal Accounts are free and allow transfers to your bank. Go to, choose sign-up and pick personal account. Please ensure that the email address you use for entry is associated with a PayPal account.

Prizes per Section if Based-On Reached: 1st: $150, 2nd: $125, 3rd: $100, 4th: $75

Free Parking. Restaurant on-site. 

Bring chess clocks, none provided. Please know how to set your clock for increment and how to add time to the clock in case of a time penalty. Print out instructions and carry them with you. See Setting Clocks for G90+30 and replace 55+10 for the time control shown.  Also, check YouTube for videos of your clock


Hotel Phone: (847) 298-2525
2875 North Milwaukee Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

Sections: 3
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 1350
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Kevin Bachler
Phone: 2249855245

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