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REGISTRATION: Use separate individual entry form for each player. If you plan to register at the site, you need to bring completed paperwork by 9:15 am. Your information must be added to tournament software before the matches can begin. USCF identification number is essential to have the tournament rated and needs to be known in advance in order to put players in appropriate division. Include the expiration date or if new, write “new” in the space. Students – List school or organization name on entry form (Example: Scout Troop #8 or PL Dunbar H.S. and grade.)
FORMAT: Swiss for the adults and teams; Modified for the scholastic. Each player will have 45 minutes with a delay of 5 seconds to play each game. Four rounds: first round starts at 10am. Second, third, and fourth rounds will start as soon as possible after the previous match. The day’s events will last from 10 am-5 pm followed by an opportunity to register for Quick Chess.
AWARDS: Gold, Silver & Bronze will be given in the following categories:
Open/Beginner: Overall, 50 & Over, 20 – 49, 19 & Under, Women
High School: Overall, Senior, Junior, Sophomore, Freshman, & Team consisting of 4 players
Middle High School: Overall, 8th grade, 7th grade, 6th grade, & Team consisting of 4 players
Elementary School: Overall, 5th grade, 4th grade, & Team consisting of 4 players
Primary School: Overall, 3rd grade, 2nd grade, 1st grade, Kindergarten, & Team consisting of 4 players
RULES: United States Chess Federation tournament rules.
EQUIPMENT: Bring sets, boards, and chess clocks if you have them.
SANCTION: United States Chess Federation, but membership will not be required.
AGE: Age as of July 20, 2015
REGISTRATION: On-site registration for this event from 5:00-5:30pm.
FORMAT: 4 rounds at 10 minutes/game. Double Swiss Pairings.
RULES: USCF Quick Chess Rules in force. All players required to use a chess clock.