• North American All Girls Championship
      Saturday, Oct 29th - Sunday, Oct 30th2016


      Biltmore Santa Clara (map)
      2151 Laurelwood Rd., Santa Clara, CA 95054

      A Susan Polgar Foundation Event

      This tournament is for Scholastic players.
  • Sections & Prizes

    5 Sections are based on rating:
    1400+, 1000-1399, 700-999, 400-699, u400 & unr.

    Trophies to:
    Top 10 players in each sections (winning record required)
    Top 6 unrated in u400 section
    Top 10 Clubs & Top 5 Schools in all sections combined.
    Min 2/team, top 3 player count.
    Grade K-12 only.

    Special Prizes
    $48,000 scholarship to Webster to Top HS student
    Free SPF Summer Camp entry to the Winner of 1400+
    Free BAC chess camp entry to all section winners
  • Schedule & Fees

    For players rated 1000 & up - 2 day event on Saturday & Sunday

    5 rounds of G/75 d5

     RegistrationRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5
    All sections Sat 8-8:30a Sat 9a Sat 1p Sat 4p Sun 9:30a Sun 12:30p

    Max two 1/2-point byes, for Round 5 must commit before 1st round starts.



    For players rated under 1000
    - 1 day event on SUNDAY

    5 rounds of G/30 d5

     RegistrationRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5
    All sections Sun 8-8:30a Sun 9a Sun 10:30a Sun 12:30p Sun 2p Sun 4p

    Max two 1/2-point byes, for Round 5 or 6 must commit before 1st round starts.
    Entry Fees: $53,

    Late Fee kicks in 10/22 +$15
    Play-up: +$10

    Play-up fee applies if playing in a higher section than your rating in Oct 2016 supplement.
    Oct 2016 suppl and TD discretion will be used to place players.

    Refund fee: $10
  • Special Side Events throughout the weekend

    Organizers are planning with special side events to make all the girls' time fun :)

    We will put up guests and centers as we finalize schedule.

    Please, check back for specific topics and times later.
  • TDs and Organizers

    Tournament Directors:
    NTD Martha Underwood
    and other female TDs

    We are proud to say we'll present an All female staff for this event.

    Organizers: GM Susan Polgar & Dr. Judit Sztaray
    Email to the organizer
  • Location & Accomodation

    Tournament site: Biltmore Santa Clara
    2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (map)


    Reserve room NOW at Biltmore - $95/night - Click HERE
    2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (map)


    Additional rooms:
    Reserve room NOW at Springhill Suites Marriott - Click HERE
    $119 - Must book by 10/07/2016
    660 West El Camino Real Sunnyvale CA 94087 (map)