Denker Invitational Qualifier Guidelines

 Qualification Requirement: Top 11 in 9-12th grade by rating according to the January rating supplement + winner of Illinois High  School Invitational (if winner is one of the Top 11 by rating qualification, then the 12th by rating will be invited)

 Event Format: 5R-SS

 Time Control: Game-90 + 30/sec increment

 Schedule: 3 rounds on Saturday, 2 rounds on Sunday

 Round Times: (Saturday) 9:30am, 2pm, 6:30pm; (Sunday) 9:30am, 2pm

 Prizes: 1st place - $500 travel stipend + $250 coaching stipend; 2nd place - $250 coaching stipend. *(coaching stipend is payable  to a mutually agreed upon instructor)

 Specific information such as location of event, dates of event and non-refundable entry fee deposit (if any) to be announced in the  official invitation.

 

Girls Invitational Qualifier Guidelines

 Qualification Requirement: Top 6 Girls in K-12 by rating according to the January rating supplement. 

 Event Format: 5R-RR

 Time Control: Game-90 + 30/sec increment

 Schedule: 3 rounds on Saturday, 2 rounds on Sunday

 Round Times: (Saturday) 9:30am, 2pm, 6:30pm; (Sunday) 9:30am, 2pm

 Prizes: 1st place - $500 travel stipend + $250 coaching stipend; 2nd place - $250 coaching stipend. *(coaching stipend is payable  to a mutually agreed upon instructor)

 Specific information such as location of event, dates of event and non-refundable entry fee deposit (if any) to be announced in the  official invitation.

Barber Invitational Qualifier Guidelines

 Qualification Requirement: Top 12 in K-8 by rating according to the January rating supplement plus winner of Illinois State K-8  and All-Grade (top section only) 

 Event Format: 5R-SS

 Time Control: Game-90 + 30/sec increment

 Schedule: 3 rounds on Saturday, 2 rounds on Sunday

 Round Times: (Saturday) 9:30am, 2pm, 6:30pm; (Sunday) 9:30am, 2pm

 Prizes: 1st place - $500 travel stipend + $250 coaching stipend; 2nd place - $250 coaching stipend. *(coaching stipend is payable  to a mutually agreed upon instructor)

 Specific information such as location of event, dates of event and non-refundable entry fee deposit (if any) to be announced in the  official invitation.