U.S. Amateur Team South
Scholastic Chess Championship
February 18-20 or 19-20, 2011
Sonesta Hotel Orlando Downtown
60 South Ivanhoe Blvd., Orlando FL 32804
NOTE: Now using January Ratings
5 Rounds at G/120 (2-day option: Sat Rd1 G/60)
2 sections: 4-player teams (plus optional lower rated alternate)
Open Team average rating under 2200 (Yr-end Jan Ratings)
(Winning Open Team plays on ICC in National Playoffs in March. )
Scholastic Team average rating under 1200 (Yr-end Jan Ratings) G/60
(Players need not be from the same school. Teams can be formed on-site.)
EF per player: OPEN $39 mailed by February 11, $45 later
SCHOLASTIC $29 mailed by February 11, $35 later
(SPECIAL EF $175 for 5-player team by Feb 11, $200 later.)
PRIZES: Plaques/Trophies to top 3 teams in each section plus:
OPEN: (four per teams indicated)
1st & 2nd: Excalibur chess clock; 3rd: Plaque
TOP U2000, U1800, U1600, U1400: Trophy
SCHOLASTIC: (four per teams indicated)
1st & 2nd: Excalibur chess clock
3rd, & TOP U1000, U800: Trophy
BOARDS 1-4 in each section: Excalibur chess clock
Prizes for best team name in each section and all 5-0 scores.
SCHEDULE: Registration ends ½-hour before 1st round.
OPEN 3-day: rounds 8, 1-7, 9-3; 2-day: rounds 10-1-7, 9-3;
SCHOLASTIC (Sat & Sun only): rounds 10-1-4, 9-12, Awards 2:30.
HR: $79 (800)-SONESTA or (407) 425-4455; (Mention "Chess").
Hot Breakfast Buffet @$5/person with room,
Complimentary parking voucher, Fitness Center & internet with sleeping rooms;
Other covered parking at $5 per day.
(Note: RESERVE EARLY! Rooms in area fill quickly USATS weekend)
Info: call (407)629-6WIN or visit www.centralflchess.org
Send Registration and Check payable to:
CFCC, 921 N. Thistle Lane, Maitland, FL 32751
or online usats2011.eventbrite.com
When & Where
If you don't have a hotel reservation yet and need to make one, you will need to contact the hotel directly to obtain the "Chess Rate". To do so do not call the (800) number. You must call (407)313-6040 and only during the day. If the call gets transferred to their National Reservations and they say "Chess rate not available", just call back on the (407) number given above some other time.