There is still time to sign up for the Bounty Blitz tournament. Nine of the ten competitors in the U.S. Women's Chess Championship will be participating. If you are able to defeat any one of them, the prize is a free year membership at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis and a chess board autographed by all ten competitors.
If you are able to draw any of the Women's Championship competitors, you will receive a free month membership (or one month extension), and a poster autographed by all ten competitors.
In addition to the bounty prizes whomever wins the tournament overall will receive a $100 gift certificate to the chess club for use toward merchandise, memberships, or tournaments.
Who: Any chess player (event is not USCF rated)
What: Blitz Tournament (game in five minutes)
When: Saturday, October 3rd Registration 2:00 PM, first round at 3:00PM. (total event time approx. hour and a half)
Where: Contemporary Art Museum Saint Louis, 3750 Washington Blvd. Saint Louis, Missouri 63108 (314-535-4660)
Why: 2009 U.S. Women's Chess Championship Opening Day of Events.