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2017 south Dakota scholastic chess championships
Sat, April 8, 2017, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM MDT
Tournament Rounds (begin after opening announcements at 8:50 am) Each student will play five matches. No one will be eliminated. Students should keep score on provided score sheets, and provide results to TD immediately after matches are completed.
Rounds will begin at 9:00am. Additional rounds are scheduled for 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, and 3:30pm. These matches will be time controlled (each player has 40 minutes for all their moves). Awards Trophies will be awarded to the top three individual finishers in each of the sections – Primary (K-3), Elementary (K-5), Middle School (K-8), and High School (K-12).
Team trophies will go to the top two schools in each of these sections (team scores based on top four players / minimum two players for team).
Award presentations to immediately follow completion of tournament. Registration Information Entries must be postmarked by April 3, 2017, or e-mailed by April 5, 2017. Make checks payable to the “South Dakota Chess Association (SDCA).” Cost $15.00, plus U.S. Chess Federation membership, if applicable (see below). Students who do not pre-register may register at the tournament from 8:00 – 8:35am. On-site registration will cost $20.00 (plus USCF membership, if applicable). Mail registration to: Terry Likens, P.O. Box 411, Watertown, SD 57201, or send via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org If registering by e-mail, you can make your payment on-site during the registration time period of 8:00 – 8:35 am.
Anyone may join the USCF prior to tournament registration by joining online at www.uschess.org. Please bring copy of USCF receipt or temporary card.
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