Quad-City Chess Open 2021

1. Illinois University Quad Cities

Event Overview

Quad-City Chess Open 2021

(A Grand Prix Qualifier: FIDE and USCF rated)

NOTE: Because of COVID-19 masks are required.  


Three sections

  1. USCF rated and FIDE rated Open Section (Grand Prix Qualifier): USCF and IASCA membership required. ISC A membership $10 available on-site. Other states accepted.  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. Prizes based on 16 players, otherwise 80% guaranteed. EF: $50 before 10/ 22, $60 on site. n-site registration  from 8:30-9:15 a.m. on Sat., Oct. 23. Bring chess sets, clocks. Mail advance entries to Rick Rector, 3614 N. Thornwood Ave., Davenport, Ia., 52806. Inquiries:  Email Rick Rector:  rrector@mchsi.com.  
  2. Under 1500 Section: USCF rated, membership required. 4 round Swiss. Rds 10 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. Prizes based on 13 players, otherwise 80% guaranteed.  EF: $30 before 10/22, $40 at door.  On-site registration  from  8:30-9:45 a.m. on Sat., Oct. 23. Bring chess sets, clocks. Mail advance entries  to Rick Rector, 3614 N. Thornwood Ave.,  Davenport, Iowa, 52806. Inquiries: Email Rick Rector at rrector@mchsi.com.  
  3. Unrated Beginner Section: For kids just getting started in tournament play. $10 entry fee. Register at door from 9-9:30 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.

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 a 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.


3300 River Drive Ave.
Riverfront Hall/Rooms 104-105
Moline, IL 61265
United States

Sections: 3
Grand Prix Points: 0
Prize Fund: $950
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Rick Rector; Luis Peralta
Email: rrector@mchsi.com
Phone: 309-737-2890

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