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Sat, Sept 9th|Corpus Christi

Back to School Chess Tournament

Scholastic Grades K-12 and Open

Time & Location

September 9th, Check in 9:00 AM, Round One 10:00AM

Windsor Park Elementary

Corpus Christi, 4525 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78412

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Event

USCF sanctioned chess tournament

5 Rounds, G/30;d5

5 games, 30 minutes each side with 5 second delay

Games lasting for 50 minutes with no clock will have a clock assigned

with 5 minutes remaining for each player

Registration is on-line only. Pay on-line or on-site with Cash/Cash App/Zelle

Check in 9:00am - 9:30am for paying on-site

Late registration can still play but will receive a bye for Round 1

No late registration after round 2 has paired

Round 1 starts at 10AM and all other rounds start ASAP.

One half point bye will be granted if requested before Round 2

Please arrive early to avoid delays

Please bring your own clock if you have one

 

Cost: 

$20 for current United States Chess Federation (USCF) members

$10 for new USCF members

And if needed

 $20 for USCF membership below age 23

$45 for USCF membership age 23 and up

Click here to look up your membership

 

5 Sections:

Primary Grades K-3

Elementary Grades 4-5

Middle School Grades 6-8

High School Grades 9-12

Open (anyone can play)

 

Prizes:

Trophies for 1st place-3rd place

Medals for 4th-8th in each section K-12

Trophies for top 3 teams in each section K-12

Trophies for 1st place-3rd place in Open section

 

Teams (Scholastic only):

A team is a minimum of 2 players and maximum of 4 players from the same school and playing in the same section. You must be on a team to win a team trophy but you do not have to be on a team to play.

Team trophies should be given to the players' school for display

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