2018 Summer Knights Chess Tournament - 8/25

Starts: Aug 25, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

Sponsored by CB&S Bank

It's the first chess tournament of the school year!

Although we are offering both a Rated section (for those with a USCF rating) and a Non-Rated section for beginning players, we will NOT issue a tournament report to the USCF.  So, this is an opportunity for everyone to relax, not worry about ratings, but play in their first chess tournament early in the school year.

When:  Saturday, August 25, 2018

Where:  Rainbow Elementary, 50 Nance Road, Madison, AL  35758

Mandatory Players Meeting:  9:00 a.m.

Round times (approximate):  9:15 - 10:30 - 12:30 - 1:45 - 3:00  (non-rated sections are likely to start sooner after the first round)

Game time:  Rated sections - G/30/d5; Non-Rated sections - G/20

Pairing:  5SS

Rated Sections and Awards:  K-12 (Open); K-12 Under 1000; K-12 Under 500; Trophies for 1st-3rd, Medals for 4th-6th and Top Female

**Note: It is recommended that Pre-K and Kindergarten (rising 1st grade) students with a published rating should register in the K-12 Under 500 section regardless of rating.

Non-Rated Sections and Awards:  K-12; K-6; K-3; Trophy for 1st, Medals based on enrollment and for Top Female

USCF membership required for the Rated sections only.

Registration Fee:  $20 for MCCL members and $25 for non-MCCL members who register by August 22nd.  (lower MCCL member price will appear when you add the tournament to your cart)

Deadline to register online:   Wednesday, August  22nd.

Here is an article for players new to competitive chess. 

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