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Greater Peoria Chess Foundation

The GPCF is the driving force behind Peoria Chess. We provide sets and boards to the local school chess programs and tournaments and activities. The Foundation supplies the fiscal muscle to promote chess in the Greater Peoria area. Our youth chess programs involve 100s of youths of various ages and have included the state champions both individual and school team. See our web site for more details on our services. The GPCF is proud to have obtained the bid for the 2019 All Grade and hope you enjoy your stay.

Mark Twain Hotel

Peoria's premier boutique hotel, the Mark Twain Hotel is located in downtown Peoria and includes one of Peoria's finest resturaunts, Two25, onsite. We will be playing in the ajoining and spacious Packard Plaza. Enjoy the convenience of quick & easy access to the tournament by staying with us for this tournament weekend.