Saturday and Sunday December 8th and 9th - North Shore Chess Center (Skokie, IL) 15th NA Amateur Open - 4R-SS G/90 + 30/sec increment. North Shore Chess Center, 5500 West Touhy Ave., Suite A, Skokie, IL 60077. 847.423.8626. EF: $40 for non-members of the chess center, $30 for members of the chess center received by 12/5. All $5 more onsite. Onsite registration - up to 15 minutes prior to round 1 or round 2. If registering prior to round 2, you will receive a half-point bye for round 1. Round times: 11am and 4pm each day. Half- point byes available in any round except final round. Prizes: 4.0 = $100, 3.5 = $75, 3.0 = $50, 2.5 = $25; Top U1800 & U1600 - Free entry to any tournament in the following month. Comparble prizes provided if you have previously won these prizes. Biggest Upset (150+ points): Free entry to any tournament in the following month. Parking: Free self-parking. Online registration only. Additional questions email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. USCF & FIDE rated. For online registration and list of more events please visit - www.nachess.org/events. More info and registration see http://www.nachess.org/events. Max 40 participants.