ICA Board $$$ Decisions

December 9, 2018

 

The Idaho Chess Association Board of Directors has discussed fee reductions for tournaments and also changing membership requirements for tournaments.  After many months of discussion and obtaining feedback, these are the new fee and prize structures for tournaments this upcoming year.  

 

Premium Tournaments 

Pre-registration Discount:  $27/player, $23/60+ or U18, $47/family, 80+ and titles free,

Onsite for all $30/player,

ICA and US Chess Membership required.

  • Norman Friedman Memorial (USChess and NWC Grand Prix)

    • Prizes:  ​1st ­- 3rd place Overall $250, $200, 150, U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200, U1000, Unr each: $50/class.

  • Idaho Closed (NWC Grand Prix)

    • Prizes:  ​1st ­- 3rd place Overall, Classes B - E, Top Expert, Class A, Junior, Senior, Unrated, Woman

  • Idaho Open (NWC Grand Prix)

    • Prizes:  ​1st ­- 3rd place Overall $200, $100, 75, U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200, U1000, Unr each: $50/class.

  • MLK Blitz Championship 

    • Prizes:  ​1st ­- 3rd place Overall and Top Scholastic.

  • Western Idaho Open (NWC Grand Prix)

    • Prizes:  ​1st ­- 3rd place Overall $100, $75, 50, U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200, U1000, Unr each: $50/class.

 

Regular Tournaments 

Pre-registration Discount:  $13/player, $20/family, 80+ and titles free, 

Onsite for all $15/player,

US Chess Membership required,

Prizes:  1st -3rd place Overall $40, $30, $20, U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200, U1000, Unr each: $20/class.

  • Eastern Idaho Open

  • North Idaho Open

  • Southern Idaho Open & Veteran's Day

  • G/15 Championship

  • Winter Solstice in the North

  • Winter Solstice in the South

  • Women's Championship

  • Senior Open 50+ (Prizes:  1st - 3rd place overall, represent Idaho at National Senior Tournament of Champions)

 

Free Tournaments  

Please Pre-register!

Donations welcomed.

US Chess Membership required,

Donated prizes:  1st -3rd place Overall.

  • Player's Memorial

  • Summer Classic

  • Hall of Fame

 

Scholastic Tournaments 

Pre-registration Discount:  $13/player, 

Onsite for all $15/player,

No Membership required,

Prizes:  1st -3rd place Overall, 1st place K-12th grade.

 

  • East Regional Scholastic Tournament

  • South Central Regional Scholastic Tournament

  • West Regional Scholastic Tournament

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  • North Regional Scholastic Tournament

  • Girl's State Tournament (1st place represents Idaho at National Girls Tournament of Champions and Susan Polgar Invitational for Girls)

  • Scholastic Team Championship

 

Premium Scholastic Tournaments 

Pre-registration Discount:  $23/player, 

Onsite for all $30/player,

USChess Membership required,

Prizes:  1st -3rd place Overall, 1st place K-12th grade.

  • K-8th Grade State Scholastic Championship (1st place represents Idaho at National K-8th grade Tournament of Champions)

  • 9-12th Grade State Scholastic Championship (1st place represents Idaho at National 9-12th grade Tournament of Champions)

  • Idaho Scholastic Tournament of Champions

Feel free to donate to the Idaho Chess Association to beef up any purses for any tournament!  Your donations are tax deductible under 501c(3) rules governing Idaho Chess Association, LLC.

 

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