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Susan Kantor Memorial

The Internet Chess Club (ICC) announces the 1st Annual Susan E. Kantor Memorial Online Chess Tournament to be held on Sunday, October 18, 2020. The event will be an online quick rated, seven-round event (full details at the end of the article) with all proceeds to benefit at-risk youth.

After Susan Kantor’s passing on August 5, ICC President Marty Grund reached out to Susan’s husband, Alan Kantor, to offer his condolences. Alan’s relationship with ICC goes back nearly 25 years—he was an ICC administrator, volunteer, helper, tournament director, and friend to everyone at ICC.

If you would like to register for the Susan E. Kantor Memorial Online Chess Tournament or make a donation in her honor that will benefit at-risk youth, please click here -> https://store.chessclub.com/susan-kantor/ Playing the tournament is not mandatory. You may donate without playing.

Tournament Details:

PRIZES: $1500 guaranteed prizes.

WHEN: Sunday, October 18. 12 Noon EDT.
WHERE: On the ICC. Use the play page: play.chessclub.com/susankantor
ROUNDS: 7 (Seven)
TIME CONTROL: Game 15 + 5
RATING: USCF ONLINE RATED
You must be on Zoom (use real name) to be eligible for prizes. Open to all.

Prizes $250-140-100, top U2200 $160-80, U2000 $140-70, U1800 $120-60, U1600 $100-50, U1400 $80-40, U1200 $70, Unrated $40.

Susan Kantor Memorial

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