SPECIAL APPEARANCES

Special Appearance

GM Susan Polgar

GM Susan Polgar

Available for Autographs and Photos

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Special Appearance

GM Daniel Naroditsky

GM Daniel Naroditsky

Available for Game Analysis

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SPFNO for Girls and Boys

The prestigious annual Susan Polgar National Open Championship for Girls and Boys was created in 2006 and is sponsored by the SPF to give more opportunities to young chess players in the United States. The top player of each championship section in the SPFNO will be awarded:

  • Qualifications for the Prominent Susan Polgar National Invitational for Girls (Girls sections only).
  • As well as $100,000 in prizes and scholarships to Webster University (U16/18 sections).

MAY 6 & 7th, 2017 12th SPF Nationwide Open for Girls and Boys

6SS, G/60 d5- Official Qualifier for the SPF Girls’ Invitational & FIDE World Youth 2016.

$100,000+ in Prizes (lots of trophies, chess prizes & scholarships).

CHAMPIONSHIP SECTIONS: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16/18 in separate sections for Girls and Boys.

$1,000 Triple Crown Bonus!

TIME CONTROLS: All games will be G/60 d5.

ROUND TIMES: Sat & Sun 9am, 11:30am, 2:30pm.

RESERVE SECTIONS: K-12 UNRATED K-2

TIME CONTROLS: All games will be G/30 d5.

ROUND TIMES: Sat ONLY 9am, 10:30am, 1pm, 3:30pm, & 5.

Event Venue
Robert Livermore Community Center

4444 East Ave, Livermore, CA 94550

Free Parking

Hotel Information
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Tournament and Side Event Fees

  • CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION TIMES: G/60
    5/6 * Round 1 @ 9am * Round 2 @ 11:30am * Round 3 @ 2:30pm
    5/7 * Round 4 @ 9am * Round 5 @ 11:30am * Round 6 @ 2:30pm
    U8, U10, U12, U14, U16/18 in separate sections for Girls and Boys

    $40 UNTIL 2/28, $60 UNTIL 3/31, $70 UNTIL 4/30, $90 AFTER 5/1

  • Unrated Reserve Sections: G/30 – SATURDAY ONLY
    5/6 * R1 @ 9am * R2 @ 10:30am * R3 @ 12:30pm * R4 @ 2:00pm * R5 @ 3:30pm
    K-2 < 500
    3-6 < 800

    K-12 UNRATED – This section is only for players that are not members of the USCF and the results will not be submitted for ratings.
    $20 UNTIL 2/28, $30 UNTIL 3/31, $35 UNTIL 4/30, $45 AFTER 5/1

  • Q & A and 25 Board Simultaneous against GM Susan Polgar
    5/5 – 6:30 pm Location TBA
    $15 UNTIL 2/28, $20 UNTIL 3/31, $25 UNTIL 4/30, $30 AFTER 5/1
  • Puzzle Solving Championship (one section)
    5/6 – 5-5:30 pm Top 10 and Top 5 for U-1000 will get trophies
    $15 UNTIL 2/28, $20 UNTIL 3/31, $25 UNTIL 4/30, $30 AFTER 5/1
  • Blitz Championship
    5/6 – 5:45pm Top 10 players will get trophies
    $15 UNTIL 2/28, $20 UNTIL 3/31, $25 UNTIL 4/30, $30 AFTER 5/1
  • USCF Membership required for all championship sections & blitz. January 2016 Supplement used. TD discretion to place players accurately.
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ANY REFUNDS REQUESTED WILL BE SUBJECT TO A 25% PROCESSING FEE.

ANY REFUNDS REQUESTED AFTER 5/1/17 WILL BE SUBJECT TO A 50% PROCESSING FEE

NO REFUNDS AFTER 5/5/17