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April 2014 Scholastic and Rated Advanced Chess Tournament

Highland Park Scholastic Chess

Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

Highland Park, IL

April 2014 Scholastic and Rated Advanced Chess...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Registration Ended $10.00 $1.54
Late Registration Ended $15.00 $1.82
Free Registration (use only if directed) Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

Open to players at all skill levels in grades K-8. New players are encouraged.   Everyone plays 5 games (no one is eliminated) with players matched against others of similar age and skill using the “Swiss System.” Advanced section is USCF-rated; other sections are not. 

  • First round at 10 a.m., later rounds ASAP. End time approximately 4 p.m. Each player has 30 mins. for all moves.
  • Sections: K, 1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, Advanced. For the rule on who will be placed in which section, see http://bit.ly/Wd37nP. Sections may be changed based on registration.
  • Awards: Trophies to top 6 finishers in sections with up to 20 players, top 8 if 20-30, top 10 if over 30. Team trophies to top 4 teams based on top 6 scores across all sections. Minimum team size is 4. Club teams allowed per USCF rule 14 (http://bit.ly/1ckSpR5). Medals to all K’s.
  • Sets will be provided; bring chess clocks if you have them. Advanced section must play with a clock set to Game / 30 (no delay).

 

Food available at site. Nut free snacks recommended for between rounds.

Registration and fees: Entry fee $10 by Apr. 8th and $15 thereafter. Register and pay online at [http://hpchessapr2014.eventbrite.com] (a small fee is added)by 6 p.m. April 11th. Scholarships available. Non-District 112 students welcome. Max attendance is 150 (first-come, first served).

Late registration at site 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. on day of tournament if space is still available. If playing advanced, please join USCF in advance, but can do so at door.

Even if you have pre-registered, you must check in by 9:30 to play in the first round.

Have questions about April 2014 Scholastic and Rated Advanced Chess Tournament? Contact Highland Park Scholastic Chess

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Northwood Middle School
945 North Ave
Highland Park, IL 60035

Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)


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Highland Park Scholastic Chess

Highland Park Scholastic Chess is a group of parents, chess club directors, coaches, after-school program coordinators and PTO/PTA representatives committed to building high-quality chess programs for elementary and middle school students in Highland Park.  Our goal is to make quality instruction available to all students regardless of need. 

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