Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE),

The Knight Raiders and the Susan Polgar Foundation present

“Get Smart! Play Chess!”

Spring Scholastic Chess Championship

Saturday, March 7, 2009

A 4 Round Swiss System Tournament (Game/30)

Event Site: Science Spectrum 2579 S. Loop 289 Lubbock, TX

Contact Info: 806-742-7742 E-mail: Spice@ttu.edu

Description of Tournament: A USCF rated Individual Chess Championship

Games are played in five rated sections: Primary (K-2), Elementary (K-5), Middle School (K-8), High School (K-12) and Quads for Adults. There is a total of 30 minutes maximum per player per game.

There are two unrated sections where USCF memberships are not required: K-5 and 6-12 + parents / coaches.

On-site registration 9:00 am -10:00 am. All players must check in by 10:15am.

Round schedule:


Start time


Start time


10:30 AM


1:30 PM


11:50 PM


3:15 PM

Entry Fees: $15 received by 2/28; after or on site $20. A valid USCF membership required in the rated sections. It can be obtained at www.uschess.org or onsite on 4/18 until 10am. Entry fee includes access to the museum OR one free IMAX movie.

Prizes: Trophies for top 5 finishers in each rated scholastic section and top 3 finishers in each unrated section. In the adult section the winner of each quad wins $45.

Prize giving ceremony will be held shortly after the end of the last game which is around 4:30pm.

Please send Entry Blank and Fees to: 6923 Indiana Ave. #154 Lubbock, TX 79413

Additional information on www.SPICE.ttu.edu or www.ChessDailyNews.com


Entry Form: Please PRINT all information and make check/money order to Susan Polgar Foundation.

Name: __________________________ Phone: (_____) _________School___________­­­­­­­­­­_____

Address:__________________________ City/State: _________________ Zip:____________

Email: ______________________________ DOB: ___________Section_________________

USCF Rating (if any) ________USCF ID#:__________ Amount Enclosed (No cash, please) $______

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