Caveman Chess





llinois High School Individual and Medley Championship, May 20-21

 Sponsored by Caveman Chess with titles conferred by the Illinois Chess Association.

Open to High School players only, who live in Illinois or attend an Illinois High School


Maine Park Leisure Center, 2701 W Sibley St., Park Ridge, Illinois

(.7 mile walk from Dee Road train station - NW Metra line)



5 round Swiss System


Time Control:

G/90 with five second delay.  Digital clocks only.


Medley Teams

Top four individual scores are the team score, minimum two players required.


Advance, Online Registration:

Advance Entries are strongly recommended.

- Received online 5/12: $15 before 7:00
- Received online 5/19: $25

Please pre-register and pay online using the link below.
Enter online at

Advance entries will close at 7:00 p.m. the night before.


Site Entry and Check-in:

From 8:30-9:00
Check-In: Check in by 9:00 am; late arrivals receive a point bye for round 1 or are paired with another late arrival. Pre-registrants arriving after round 1 are withdrawn.
On-Site Entry: On-site entries are $40, cash or credit cards,
no checks.  Please arrive by 9:00 to enter onsite.



Saturday: 9:30, 1;00, 4:30; Sunday: 9:00, 1:00. Awards @ 4:30.
Please be at your board 10 minutes early for the first round each day.



Individual Prizes: Trophies to 1-5, 1st in class A, B, C, D, E&Below/UNR

Team prizes: Trophies for 1-5.



Concessions available on site.  Restaurants a 5-minute drive.



Maret Thorpe



One half point in any round but the last.



No associated hotel; there are several in the Rosemont, Des Plaines, Park Ridge area


US Chess Membership

Required. A limited number of one-year US Chess memberships are available to players through 12th grade for $13 (possibly as low as $11). Contact for more information    


Other info:

Bring sets, and digital clocks only. Wheelchair accessible. No Smoking.


More info:


To Join US Chess online at If you wish to enter a US Chess rated section, and you are not currently a member, click here to join, and obtain your ID number prior to completing your entry.













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