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April 2013 Scholastic Chess Tournament

Highland Park Scholastic Chess

Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

Highland Park, IL

April 2013 Scholastic Chess Tournament

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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 $0.00 $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.”  Tournament is unrated (results will not affect USCF ratings).

·     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 rule on who will advance, 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 definition.  Medals to all K’s.

·     Sets will be provided; bring chess clocks if you have them.

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

Registration and fees: Entry fee $10 by 04/08/2013 and $15 thereafter.  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.

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

Have questions about April 2013 Scholastic Chess Tournament? Contact Highland Park Scholastic Chess

When & Where



Northwood Middle School
945 North Ave
Highland Park, IL 60035

Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)


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Organizer

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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