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2023 US Amateur Team North
17 Feb
Fri, Feb 17 - Sun, Feb 19
07:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Hyatt Regency Schaumburg
1800 E. Golf Rd.
Schaumburg, Illinois, 60173, United States



For complete tournament info, including blitz side event, see


Open to 4 player teams with one optional alternate.
Two sections: Open and Reserve: Team average (4 highest ratings – Jan 2023 Rating List) must be under 2200 for Open, average must be under 1600 for Reserve.

Time Control:

5SS, G/90+30/increment, 2-day: rd.1-2 G/60, d5.


Schedule: 3-day: on-site registration 2/17 5:30-6:30pm, rds.: 7pm; 10:00am & 4:00pm; 10:00am & 3:30pm. 2-day: on-site registration/check-in 2/18 8:00-9:30am, rds. 10:00am & 1:00pm then merge with 3-day.

Entry Fee:

EF: $180 per team if received USPS or online 6pm by Feb. 5, $200 if received USPS or online 6pm by Feb. 12, $220 online until Feb. 17 9:30am and on site. Individuals wishing to play send $50 by USPS or on-line by 2/12 6pm, $60 thereafter and request to be put on a team. (Note: we can guarantee you will play, but can’t guarantee which schedule, which board you will play, or the ratings of your team. Teams are formed the day of the event.) Team changes on site or after 2/17 6pm, $20. See for more info, team rules and categories, and complete prize list.

or Checks made payable and sent to: Chess Weekend, 21694 Doud Ct. Frankfort, IL 60423. Please include team's name and roster (plus ID#), captain's email and phone number, and desired schedule.


Prizes: Open: Winning team qualifies for national play-offs. Awards to top 3 teams, top teams average rating u2000, u1800, top college team, top high school team, top junior team (HS & under), top senior team (all 50 & over), top mixed doubles team (2 men & 2 women), top individual score on each board. Reserve: Top 2 teams, top teams average rating u1300, U1000, top K-8 team, top female team, top individual score each board. Special Prizes: Best team name, best costume or theme. Prizes are clocks or bookstore credit.


Glenn Panner

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