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Moline Chess Open to be Held at WIU-Quad Cities

October 10, 2017


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MOLINE, IL – The Quad-Cities-based Illowa Chess Club, in partnership with the Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Chess Club, invites all chess players to participate in the Moline Chess Open, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21 on the WIU-QC campus, 3300 River Drive, Moline, in Riverfront Hall 103/104.

The event's first round will begin at 8:30 a.m. Play will continue until all rounds are played and champions crowned.

Open and Unrated categories are available for interested players. Cost to attend as an open participant is $30 and as an Unrated participant $10.

Prizes will be awarded for both unrated and open categories. First-place prize for the open tournament is $250 and first place prize for the unrated category is a chess clock and chess set.

For more information or to register, contact Rick Rector at rrector@mchsi.com or (563) 940-0179; visit the Illowa website at www.quadcitychess.com or visit their Facebook page at Illowa Chess Club. Mailed entries can be sent to Rector at 3614 Thornwood Avenue, Davenport, IA, 52806.

Posted By: Alison McGaughey (AR-McGaughey@wiu.edu)
Office of University Relations