Stay Cool With Chess #1
Summer Scholastic Tournament Series
June 23, 2012
Mark your calendars for the second tournament in the series to be held on July 28th!
Event Site: Dunbar College Preparatory Academy (in cafeteria)
Games are played in four sections: K-12 Rated, K-5 Rated, K-12 Unrated, and K-5 Unrated. Players must be members of the United States Chess Federation to compete in the rated divisions (may join at www.uschess.org). There are four rounds in the tournament, and there is a total of 30 minutes maximum per player per game. Sections may be combined if there are insufficient entries (less than six in a section).
On-site registration and check in 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. All players must check in by 10:00 a.m. Later arrival will receive a ½ point bye for the first round.
Schedule: Round 1 at 10:15 a.m., rest to follow ASAP, with a lunch break around 12:30 p.m. There will be a concession stand with pizza, snacks, and drinks available for sale on site. Expected to end by 4:00 p.m.
Entry Fees: $10 by 6/18; $15 by 6/22; $20 on site—if room available (CONTACT US BY 6/14 IF IN NEED OF A REDUCED ENTRY FEE; DONATIONS GLADLY ACCEPTED; ALL PROCEEDS RAISED WILL SUPPORT KIDS IN CHESS)
Prizes: Plaques for the top 3 finishers in each section. The awards ceremony will be at approximately 3:45.
Chess boards and sets will be provided. Bring a chess clock if you have one.
Send Entry form for 6/23 tourney to: Communities in Schools, c/o Tim Doty, 1655 Main Street, Suite 201, Lubbock, TX 79401. Make checks to “Lubbock Chess Club.” Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 405-830-2775 (b/w hours of 9 AM and 9 PM).
Name:_________________________ Grade:______ School:_____________________
Phone #:___________USCF ID# (if any): _________Amount enclosed (no cash)_________
Division (circle one): K-5 Rated K-12 Rated K-5 Unrated K-12 Unrated
One ½ point Bye available (circle round # if desired): 1 2 3 4
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