• North American All Girls Championship
      Saturday, Nov 3rd and/or Sunday, Nov 4th 2018


      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+ (FIDE), 1000-1399, 700-999, 400-699, u400 & unr.

    Trophies to:
    Top 10 players in each sections (winning record required)
    Top 3 unrated in u400 section
    Top 5 Clubs & Top 5 Schools in all sections combined.
    Min 2/team, top 4 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

    Two sections: 1400+ (FIDE), 1000-1399
     RegistrationRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5
    All sections Sat 9-9:30a Sat 10a Sat 1p Sat 4p Sun 9a Sun 12:30p

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

    Entry Fees: $58
    Play-up Fee: $15
    Late Fee kicks in 10/25 +$15

    Nov 2018 suppl and TD discretion will be used to place players.
    Play-up fee applies if playing in a higher section than your rating in Nov 2018 supplement.

    Refund fee: $10



    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 9:a 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.

    Etry Fees: $49
    Play-up Fee: $10
    Late Fee kicks in 10/25 +$15

    Nov 2018 suppl and TD discretion will be used to place players.
    Play-up fee applies if playing in a higher section than your rating in Nov 2018 supplement.

    Refund fee: $10
  • Saturday Night Fun with GM Susan Polgar
    @ the event venue!

    Special Saturday night fun
    on November 3rd, 2018

    5-6 Lecture by GM Susan Polgar
    6:30 - 7 Puzzle Solving Competition
    7-9 Blitz Tournament

    Registration Fee: $25
    includes the lecture & Puzzle Solving Competition
    Blitz Entry Fee: $20
  • TDs and Organizers

    Tournament Directors:
    Dr. Martha Underwood, Reka Sztaray & Dr. Judit Sztaray

    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 the Tournament Site
    Hotel Santa Clara Biltmore -$99/night - Click HERE
    Cut-off 10/18/18
    2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (map)