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Sunday, May 15, 2011

20th Annual Chicago Chess Open from May 26

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Hello everyone,

Do you think defending champion Grandmaster Loek Van Wely of Netherlands will keep his crown? We're talking of the 20th Annual Chicago Open will take place at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, Wheeling, IL, from May 26-30, 2011. The prize fund for the tournament is $100,000 guaranteed.

The Open Section will be 9 rounds played over a 5-day schedule and will have GM and IM norm possibilities. The other sections, U2100, U1900, 1700, 1500 and U1200 will be 7 round events with 4-day, 3-day and 2-day schedules. You can access the official website here.

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