Jun 5-26

June Monthly Classical Tournament

4SS G/90;+30 played one round each Sunday

$60 by May 7, $80 until June 1st, and $100 until June 5th


    The Lakeshore Chess June Monthly Classical Tournament will take place each Sunday from June 5-26, 2022. Space is limited to 24 people in two sections. Players must pre-register to guarantee spot by registering at lakeshorechess.com. The tournament will be a Swiss System tournament with 4 rounds. Time control will be G/90+30 (that’s increments, not delay,) and the tournament will be USCF-rated. The entry fee is $60 by May 7, $80 until June 1st, and $100 until June 5th, when registration stops. Players may request up to two half-point byes before round 1, and unlimited 0-point byes.

    Tournament Details

    $1,000 Prize Fund based on 24 paid entries. Sponsored entries do not count to the total to calculate the prize fund (see “Sponsored Entries” below).

    June 5-26, 2022

    USCF-Rated Swiss System with two sections. June USCF supplement used to assign sections.

    NOTE If a section has fewer than 4 players, both sections may be combined.

    There is NO playing up unless the player is rated between 1700 and 1800, in which case they may play in either section.

    Sections & Prizes

    Section A 1700+ 1st $450 2nd $150

    Section B u1800 1st $300 2nd $100

    Sections may be combined if a section has fewer than four players registered by round 1.

    Schedule & Time Controls

    4 rounds, G/90+30


    Sundays, June 5, 12, 19, & 26 **1PM **

    Please arrive fifteen minutes early for your round.

    Registration Info

    Entry fee $60 by May 7, $80 until June 1st, and $100 until June 5th, when registration stops. You can withdraw for a full refund by June 5th, 2022.

    Registration ends June 5th

    Sponsored Entries Lakeshore Chess is sponsoring 1x entry for K12 players in the Chicagoland area per 11 paid entries to this tournament, for two slots total. This program is meant for those in financial need, but the slots are allocated in a first-come-first-serve basis, on the honor system. If you’re able to pay the entry fee, please do so; otherwise, email us at registration@lakeshorechess.com for age/residence verification and special registration instructions. $50 will be deducted from any prizes.

    Playing Up There is NO playing up for this event.

    Byes Players may request up to two half-point byes before round 1, and unlimited 0-point byes. Request the byes when registering for the tournament, or email us at registration@lakeshorechess.com

    Location Details

    Address 660 W Lake. Suite 350 Chicago, IL.

    Our location is in the West Loop, on Lake Street between Halsted and Des Plaines. Just east of the highway. Paid street parking is available through the ParkChicago App. There are plenty of parking options on SpotHero for cheaper day rates. We are located about 2 blocks west of the CTA Clinton Station which is accessible by the Green and Pink lines.

    Special Notes

    • If, by June 5th, less than 4 players are registered in any section, we will combine the sections into a merged section. If fewer than 24 players register, the prizes will be adjusted accordingly.

    COVID Precautions

    We are now following Chicago’s mandate, which allows for gatherings without face coverings and vaccination requirements.

    Further restrictions may be put in place based on hospitalization rates and the city’s requirements.

    If you require special accommodations for any reason, please contact registration@lakeshorechess.com

    Registered Players