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USCF Chess Tournament

Saturday, Janaury 11, 2020. 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (It may end later.)

Open to chess players of all ages and skill levels. 3 rounds with players in Quad sections based on rating and age. Young players and players new to rated chess tournaments are welcome and encouraged to participate! Check out the details below and do not hesitate to contact Leteef Street with any questions you have. This will be a USCF rated chess event.

REQUIRED:

1. Current United States Chess Federation (USCF) membership is required. Sign up for USCF at www.uschess.org

2. Advanced registration: Players must register online in advance through Eventbrite.com (link will be available closer to the date), or arrive by 10:00 AM to register at the site to participate. $15 online through Friday, January 10. On-site registration: $20 Saturday, January 11. 9:30 am – 10:00 am.

CONTACT PERSON: Hershey Chess Club facilitator & Tournament Director: Leteef Street

E-mail: lstreet@dvchess.com

Phone: (267) 461-0204

ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT:

Format

Open (all ages) and Scholastic Quads. Quads are 4 player sections. Each player plays one game vs each player in his/her quad.

Time Control

G/25; d/5. Games played with chess clocks, 25 minutes per player (5 second delay for each move)

Schedule

At site Registration: 9:30 am– 10:00 pm

Round 1: 10:30 AM

Rounds 2 & 3: 11:30 am & 12:30 pm or earlier

Prizes

Open Quads: $40 1st place

Scholastic quads: Trophy: 1st place (minimum 2 pts)

Medal: 2 pts (non-trophy winners)

Ribbons: Players not qualifying for a trophy or medal

FUTURE TOURNAMENT DATES:

Saturday, March 14, 2020.

Saturday, May 2, 2020.