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Madison City Kindergarten Tournament
Game: 20 min per side; 5 rounds if time permits
Who: Any kindergarten or pre-kindergarten student (limited to the first 20 who register online)
Where: Rainbow Elementary, 50 Nance Rd., Madison, AL 35758
When: Sunday February 9, 2020
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Player Meeting: 1:45 p.m. Rainbow Library Media Center
Memberships: No memberships are required; for both rated and non-rated kindergarten students; this will be a non-rated tournament and great practice for the Kindergarten section of the Madison City Chess Championship!
Entry Fee: $20 for MCCL members; $25 for non-members (savings for MCCL members will appear after you add the tournament to your cart)
Awards: Trophies for the top five; all other competitors receive a medal; awards ceremony will occur at approximately 5 p.m.
Deadline to register online: February 6, 2020 or until filled (limited to 20 students). No on-site registration available.
A USCF membership is required in order to compete in any rated tournaments. 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.