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December 2016 Scholastic and Rated Advanced Chess Tournament

Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Registration Ended $10.00 $1.54
Late Registration 3d 16h 36m $15.00 $1.82
Free Registration (use only if directed) 3d 16h 36m Free $0.00

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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 approx.. 4 p.m. G/30.

Sections: K, 1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, Advanced. For the rule on who will be placed in which section, see Sections may be changed based on registration. 

  • Awards: Trophies: top 6 finishers in sections 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 sections. Minimum team size 4. Club teams allowed per USCF rule ( Medals to 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 Dec. 5th and $15 thereafter. Register and pay online at a small fee is added)by 6 p.m. Dec. 9th. 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 USChess 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.

 First tournament? Have questions about whether your child is ready, what a tournament is like, how players are paired, etc.? See

No leafletting or solicitation. Flyers may be left on registration table. 

Directions: Green Bay Rd. to Edgewood Ave (1.5 mi. south of Central Ave.), turn west, 3 blocks on right.

Sponsored By District 112 Chess Committee

Questions? Jerry Neugarten (847-831-2435) or

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Edgewood Middle School
929 Edgewood Rd
Highland Park, IL 60023

Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

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