National Elementary Chess Championship - Nashville

Starts: May 11, 2018

Ends: May 13, 2018

2018 National Elementary (K-6) Championship
May 11-13, 2018 · Nashville, Tennesee   (Bughouse & Blitz May 10)

Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center · 2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 
(888) 777-6779 or (615) 889-1000 · US Chess Federation Rate $166 · Book Now! 
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Chess Control Phone Number (during event only): 931-933-8251.

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7 Round Swiss in 13 Sections 
K-6 Championship 
K-6 Under 1400 
K-6 Under 1000 
K-6 Unrated 
K-5 Championship 
K-5 Under 1200 
K-5 Under 900 
K-3 Championship 
K-3 Under 1000 
K-3 Under 700 
K-3 Unrated 
K-1 Championship 
K-1 Under 500 & Unrated 

May 2018 rating supplement will be used. Players must disclose other Over-the-Board (OTB) ratings with entry. Players with other OTB ratings may be moved to a different section at the discretion of US Chess.

Team score is total of top four finishers from each school per section. 
A team must have at least two players but no maximum number of players. The top four scores in any section will count for the team score. All players on a team must come from the same school.

National Championship 
First place individual and team in the K-6 Championship section, the K-5 Championship section, the K-3 Championship section and the K-1 Championship section, including ties, will be recognized as National Champions.

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 post marked or online by April 23, $70 by April 30, $85 by May 9, $90 on site. 
$5.00 extra for all phone registrations. 
$20 change fee for roster or section changes after April 30 or any on site changes. 

Schedule

Opening ceremony Friday 12:45 p.m.

K-6, K-5 and K-3 sections:


Friday
  • Round One ... 1:00 PM
  • Round Two ... 6:00 PM
Saturday
  • Round Three ... 10:00 AM
  • Round Four ... 2:00 PM
  • Round Five ... 6:00 PM
Sunday
  • Round Six ... 10:00 AM
  • Round Seven ... 2:00 PM

  • Awards Ceremony 6:00 PM [approx.]

K-1 sections:


Friday
  • Round One ... 1:30 PM
  • Round Two ... 5:30 PM
Saturday
  • Round Three ... 9:30 AM
  • Round Four ... 1:30 PM
  • Round Five ... 5:30 PM
Sunday
  • Round Six ... 9:30 AM
  • Round Seven ... 1:30 PM

  • Awards Ceremony 5:30 PM [approx.]

Awards

SectionIndividual TrophiesTeam Trophies
  • K-6 Championship
  • K-6 Under 1400
  • K-6 Under 1000
  • K-6 Unrated

  • K-5 Championship
  • K-5 Under 1200
  • K-5 Under 900

  • K-3 Championship
  • K-3 Under 1000
  • K-3 Under 700
  • K-3 Unrated

  • K-1 Championship
  • K-1 Under 500 & Unrated
  • Top 20 [plus ties for 20th place]
  • Top 15 [plus ties for 15th place]
  • Top 25 [plus ties for 25th place]
  • Top 10 [plus ties for 10th place]

  • Top 25 [plus ties for 25th place]
  • Top 20 [plus ties for 20th place]
  • Top 45 [plus ties for 45th place]

  • Top 25 [plus ties for 25th place]
  • Top 15 [plus ties for 15th place]
  • Top 35 [plus ties for 35th place]
  • Top 10 [plus ties for 10th place]

  • Top 20 [plus ties for 20th place]
  • Top 20 [plus ties for 20th place]
  • Top 15
  • Top 15
  • Top 20
  • Top 10

  • Top 20
  • Top 15
  • Top 30

  • Top 15
  • Top 15
  • Top 25
  • Top 10

  • Top 20
  • Top 15

  • All K-1 Championship and K-1 Under 500 participants will receive a trophy! 

    Class Prizes:


    Class trophies to the top three on tiebreak in the following classes:

  • K-6 Championship: 1300-1399; 1200-1299; 1100-1199; 1000-1099; 900-999; 800-899; Under 800; Unrated.
  • K-5 Championship: 1300-1399; 1200-1299; 1100-1199; 1000-1099; 900-999; 800-899; Under 800; Unrated.
  • K-3 Championship: 1100-1199; 1000-1099; 900-999; 800-899; 700-799; 600-699; Under 600; Unrated.

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