December 2016 Scholastic and Rated Advanced Chess Tournament
Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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 http://bit.ly/Wd37nP. 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 (http://bit.ly/1ckSpR5). 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 https://hpchessdec2016.eventbrite.com 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 www.hpchess.org
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 firstname.lastname@example.org