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The Bloomington Scholastic Chess Open



Date

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Location

University Elementary School
1111 North Russell Road
Bloomington, IN 47408
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Schedule

  • 8 to 8:30 am - Player Check-In
  • 8:45 am - Pairings posted and players' meeting
  • 9:00 am - Begin Round 1

Sections

  • 1stU - preK through 1st grade
  • 3rdU – 2nd and 3rd Grades
  • 6thU - 4th through 6th Grades
  • 12thU – 7th and 12th Grades

Format

  • Swiss – Four or Five Rounds, US Chess Federation (USCF) Rated
  • 5 rounds - 30 Minutes each side for 1stU and 3rdU
  • 4 rounds - 40 Minutes each side for 6thU and 12thU

Individual Trophies will be awarded to:

  • 1stU – Top 5, top kindergartener and top preK
  • 3rdU – Top 10, top 2nd grader
  • 6thU – Top 12, top 4th grader and 5th grader
  • 12thU – Top 5, top 8thU

Team Trophies

Team Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 teams in 3rdU, 6thU, and 12thU sections and top 2 teams in 1stU (based on top 4 scores and minimum of two participants). Each member of award winning teams will receive a medal commemorating the team accomplishment.

Entry Requirements

This is a USCF rated tournament. Please provide USCF information and add USCF membership fee to tournament registration fee if not a current USCF member.

Entry Fee

$17 if received by November 20, $20 if received after this date. After November 27 registration will by email only. Email registration will close @ 10:00 p.m. on December 2.
ON-SITE REGISTRATION FEE WILL BE $30.
ON-SITE REGISTRATION WILL BE FROM 7:30-8:30 A.M.

Registration

This is a USCF rated tournament. USCF memberships are required.
To register, provide information on the tournament registration form. Please provide USCF information and add USCF membership fee to tournament registration fee. If NOT a current USCF member, add your child’s home address, DOB & gender.

Register by mail (Michelle Burns, ATTN: University Chess Club, P.O. Box 8422 Bloomington, IN 47407) with a check payable to University Chess Club or email registration to; Gerry_Roberts@ymail.com

Weather Related Delays

Please contact Michelle Burns @ 812-327-1087 for any weather related delays.