A Feb. 14 registration date has been set for those interested in participating in a chess tournament, being sponsored by the Society of Physics Students at Eastern Illinois University.
According to Steve Daniels, the group's advisor, the tournament will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, in the Charleston/Mattoon Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. There will be three divisions: high school, college and open.
There is an entry fee of $15, with a $5 discount for those who bring a board and timer. Entry forms may be found at http://www.spschess.org/.
Trophies will be awarded to the three places in their respective divisions. In addition, more than $500 worth of door prizes have been donated.
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