13 Sections: Play only in your Grade. December 2017 rating supplement will be used.
Time Control: Game/90 d5 (each player has 90 minutes to complete the game with a 5 second grace period each move)
Entry Fee: $50 if registered or postmarked by Nov. 20, $70 if registered or postmarked by Nov. 27, $85 by Dec. 7, $90 on site. Do not mail anything after Dec. 1. $5.00 extra for all phone registrations. $20 change fee for roster or section changes after Dec. 1 or on site changes.
A USCF membership is required in order to compete in any rated tournaments. We recommend Premium Scholastic Membership for students (one year $25) or Premium Adult Membership for adults (one year $49). 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.