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The Second Annual Madison City Chess Championship
April 21-22, 2017
James Clemens High School
Time Control: Game 90/d5.
First Round begins Friday evening at 6:00 p.m.; Three rounds on Saturday
Open section (K-3; 4-6; 7-12) of the City Chess Championship where any student in good standing who did not qualify for the Invitational section can still compete and play games with longer time controls to help prepare for the National chess tournament season. This section is an open section with no residency limitation.
This is a USCF rated tournament. Must be a member of the USCF to compete.
Date: April 21-22, 2017
Deadline to Register:Wednesday April 19th at 10:00 p.m.
Location: James Clemens High School
Round Times: Fri (4/21): 6:00 p.m.; Sat (4/22): 9:00; 12:30; 4:00 Game 90/d5
Player Meeting: Fri (4/21) at 5:50 p.m.
Awards Ceremony: Open Section: Immediately after the conclusion of the last round. Invitational Section: 7 p.m. James Clemens Commons Area - next to Cafeteria
2017 Madison City Scholastic Chess Championship Qualifiers
The following are students residing in Madison, Alabama who have qualified to compete in the Invitational Section of the City Chess Championship. They are automatically registered to compete.
High School (9th-12th Grade) Section
Junior High (7th-8th grade) Section
Elementary (4th-6th Grade) Section
Primary (K-3rd Grade) Section
*The winner of the Invitational in each age group/section will be declared the winner of the City Chess Championship for that age group/section.
A USCF membership is required in order to compete in any rated tournaments. We recommend Premium Scholastic Membership for students (one year $24) or Premium Adult Membership for adults (one year $46). Please use MCCL #A6040788 when completing the "Membership Appreciation Program Credit" box.
The United States Chess Federation rules require all competitors in rated sections to record their moves as they play. All tournaments conducted by MCCL enforce all USCF rules.If you are not familiar with how to record, read these articles (part 1 and part 2) and watch this video.