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7 Round Swiss in 13 Sections
K-6 Under 1400
K-6 Under 1000
K-5 Under 1200
K-5 Under 900
K-3 Under 1000
K-3 Under 700
K-1 Under 500 & Unrated
April 2020 rating supplement will be used.
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.
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: $60 post marked or online by March 23, $80 by April 20, $95 by May 6, $100 on site.
$10.00 extra for all phone registrations.
$30 change fee for roster or section changes after April 20 or any on site changes.
Players registering after 11 a.m. Friday will not be paired for round 1, will receive a 1/2 bye for round 1, and will begin play with round 2.
One 1/2 point bye available any round if requested with entry or before 11 a.m. Friday. ZERO point byes may be requested for any round and should be requested at least 2 hours before the start of the round.
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.