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December 2017 Scholastic and Rated Advanced Chess Tournament

Highland Park Scholastic Chess

Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Registration Dec 4, 2017 $10.00 $1.54
Late Registration Not Started $15.00 $1.82
Free Registration (use only if directed) Dec 8, 2017 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 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. 4th and $15 thereafter.  Register and pay online at https://hpchessdec2017.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.

Have questions about December 2017 Scholastic and Rated Advanced Chess Tournament? Contact Highland Park Scholastic Chess

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Edgewood Middle School
929 Edgewood Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035

Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)


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