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3340 S Alameda St

March Madness Chess Tournament

grades K-12

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March Madness Chess Tournament
March Madness Chess Tournament

Time & Location

Mar 21, 2020, 8:00 AM

3340 S Alameda St, 3340 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78411, USA

About the Event

 WHAT:   United States Chess Federation (U.S.C.F.) Sanctioned Tournament. USCF 7th edition rulebook.  5-Round Swiss in 4 Sections: (K-5) Rated Under 500, (K-5) Primary & Elementary Rated 500+, Middle School (K-8) and High School (K-12).  Time Controls:  Game/30;d5  (Thirty minutes per side per game with a 5-second delay if clocks permit)

WHERE: 3340 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78411

WHO:   All students grades K through 12.

COST:   $15.00 online pre-registration - $20 onsite registration. You can pay for the tournament registration online using your card or by check, card, or cash at the tournament site. USCF membership required: $17 for Scholastic (ages 12-under), or $22 for Youth (ages 13 -15) $26 for Young adults (age 16 – 24).   Please pay appropriate USCF fees online/on-site OR show proof of current membership for each player.    * For new chess tournament players, the OCBCF will waive their first  tournament fee with proof of a current USCF membership.

REGIST.: Registration will be handled online, facebook, email and onsite.  You are required to submit your entries via online registration by 5.00 pm, Jan 10th. For large school teams, coaches can email a spreadsheet with all their players’ names and USCF IDs to ocbchess@gmail.com by 5:00 pm, Feb 8th.

ROUNDS: Round 1 starts at 9:00. Please arrive between 8:00 and 8:30 to check in.  All other rounds will follow as quickly as possible.

PRIZES: K-5 Rated Under 500:           Trophy: Top 3 teams; 1st – 3rd individual   Medals to 4th - 8th K-5 Prim&Elem 500+:          Trophy: Top 3 teams; 1st – 3rd individual   Medals to 4th - 8th   Middle School K-8:               Trophy: Top 3 teams; 1st - 3rd individual    Medals to 4th - 8th          High School K-12:                 Trophy: Top 3 teams; 1st - 3rd individual    Medals to 4th - 8th Email information requests to OCBChess@gmail.com   

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