2017 MCS Fall Scholars Chess Tournament

Starts: Oct 21, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

Madison City Schools Fall Scholars Chess Tournament


The second qualifier for the 2018 City Chess Championship

What:  Scholastic Chess Tournament for students attending Madison City Schools in grades K-12

When:  Saturday, October 21,  2017

              Mandatory Players Meeting:  9:00 a.m.

Where:  Madison Elementary, 17 College St., Madison, AL  35758

Registration Fee:  $20 all sections

Advance registration: Online registration must occur no later than Wednesday October 18.  No On-site Registration.   Pairing: 4SS for Championship section/5SS for all other sections.

Mandatory players meeting: 9:00 a.m. 

Two Sections:  Rated and Non-Rated

Rated:  Championship (K-12) ; Under 1000 (K-12); and Under 500 (K-12)

    Prizes:  Trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd; Medals for 4th-6th & Top Female

    USCF membership required to compete in the Rated (Championship & Under) sections.

Non-Rated:  K-3 and K-6 (Note:  If you are in 7th-12th grade and non-rated, you must play in the Rated Under 500 section)

    Prizes:  Medals for 1st through 5th and Top  Female


Game Times:

Championship Section: G/60 d/5.  Round Times:  9:15 - 11:30 - 2:00 - 4:15  (4SS)

  • Qualifier for City Chess Championship. Top 2 winners in grades K-3; 4th-6th; 7th-8th; and 9-12th will qualify for City Chess Championship.
  • Top 2 Elementary students in Championship Section will be invited to train with the MCS Middle School Chess teams.

All Other Sections:  G/30 d/5.  Round Times:  9:15, 10:30, 12:30 ,1:45, 3:00 (5SS)