2011 Midwest Chess Camp

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Chess Camp for K-12th Grade

  • August 11th & 12th

Open Scholastic Tournament

  • August 13th

General Information

All campers will need to be current USCF members. The students will be separated into divisions based on USCF rating. If students are new or unrated members, please indicate approximate skill level on registration form. Greater Peoria Chess Federation

  • Where: Peoria Academy, 2711 W. Willow Knolls Drive. Peoria, IL. 61614
  • Drop Off: 7:30 am Thursday and Friday
  • Pickup: 4:45-5:00 pm

Chess Camp

  • Instructors:
    • Coach Murrel Rhodes
    • Coach Patrick Cohen
  • Camp includes: Individual, team and problem solving competitions, game analysis, Simultaneous exhibitions, outside activities, coaching, prizes, Camp T shirts and certificate of completion, lunch, including healthy snacks, and a tournament on Saturday


  • Both Coach Murrel and Coach Patrick teach chess at the Hult Center on Fridays from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Registration Information:

Name (First & Last) Street Address City State Zip E-mail Age (As of August 2010)

USCF ID# USCF Rating USCF Expiration Date If unrated, Approximate skill level: beginner intermediate advanced Name of Parent or Guardian Parent/Guardian Phone Number

Camp Registration is for Thursday and Friday. There will be an Open tournament on Saturday. We encourage all campers to participate with their new found knowledge.

Scholastic Tournament

Saturday, August 13th Registration: 8:00-8:45; 4 round SS. times: 9:30, then ASAP, and awards ASAP; EF $13, $10 if a Midstate camp student; All rounds game 45, 5 sec delay; USCF rated; USCF membership required. A limit of one "1/2 point" bye in any one of the 1^st three rounds with two round prior notice. 2 Scholastic Divisions, top and bottom half separated by rating. Trophies to top 10 in each division and top 2 Upsets per Division and other prizes as well. Peoria Academy 2711 West Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL

  • Entries to: *

Mail to: Mike Leali at 7319 Edgewild Drive, Peoria, IL 61614 Make Checks Payable to: GPCF Questions: leali0@comcast.net <mailto:leali0@insightbb.com> (309)691-2823


  • Registration for Thurs/Friday camp ($160)
  • Registration for Thurs/Friday camp and Saturday tournament ($170)
  • Registration for Saturday tournament ($13)
  • Make Checks Payable to GPCF and mail to:

Midstate Chess Camp c/o Mike Leali, 7319 Edgewild Dr. Peoria IL 61614

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