2020 Rookie Rally

Starts: Feb 1, 2020 @ 9:15 AM

2020 Rookie Rally Information

Where: Blossomwood Elementary School; 1321 Woodmont Avenue; Huntsville, AL 35801

When: Saturday, February 1, 2020.

Sections: Rated Sections Only:  K-3 U300; K-3 Championship; 4th-6th U500; K-6 Championship;  K-12 Open (Your official published rating as of February 1st will be used to assign sections. See February Supplement rating in January.)

Round Times:  9:30, 11:00, 12:30, 2:00, 3:30     Time Control: Game 30/d5

Mandatory Players meeting:  9:15 a.m.

Memberships, Fees, And Deadlines

        5 round Swiss, USCF rated.  USCF membership is required for all sections, and must be obtained before registering for this tournament.  USCF membership can be obtained online at uschess.org or by mail using this form.

        Entry Fee: $25 per individual (because this is an individual and team event, the registration fee is $25 for all individuals)

BYES:  Byes can be requested for rounds 1-4 and you will receive 1/2 point. A last round bye is allowed, but you will receive zero points in the last round if you do not play that round.

No Onsite Registration.  No refunds after you have been paired.       

Deadline: Online entry by Wednesday January 29, 2020



This is an individual event, with secondary team prizes; team is four highest scorers. Teams may represent a school only. 

Individual Awards: Trophies for top 10 individuals in K-3 U300, K-3 Championship, 4th-6th U500; K-6 Championship; Top 5 individuals in K-12 Open.  Medals to all individuals whose score ties for a trophy place, but loses out on tiebreak.

Team Awards: Trophies for top 4 teams in K-3 U300, K-3 Championship, 4th-6th U500; K-6 Championship. Top 3 teams in K-12 Open section.

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