The prestigious annual Susan Polgar National Open Championship for Girls and Boys was created in 2006 and is sponsored by the SPF to give more opportunities to young chess players in the United States. The top player of each championship section in the SPFNO will be awarded:
– Qualifications for the Prominent Susan Polgar National Invitational for Girls (Girls sections only).
– As well as $100,000 in prizes and scholarships to Webster University (U16/18 sections).
The event, which is also a qualifier for the FIDE World Youth Championships 2017, will take place from 6-7th May at the Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave, Livermore, California 94550.
Championship sections: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16/18 in separate sections for Girls and Boys.
The tournament format is 6-round Swiss with the time control 60 min + 5 sec.
Registration on the official website