Queen's Quest Chess Tournament

Starts: Nov 19, 2016 @ 9:15 AM

The third qualifier for the 2017 City Chess Championship

Where: Mill Creek Elementary , 847 Mill Road ,Madison, AL 35758
Saturday, November 19, 2016.
Open (K-12), Jr. High (K-9), Elementary (K-6), Elementary (4-6) U500, Primary (K-3)
Round Times:
9:30, 11:00, 12:30, 2:15, 3:30, Time Control: G/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: $20 per individual or $45 per family by the Advance Entry deadline.  $40 per individual or $90 per family after the Advance Entry Deadline.
  • Advance Entry: Online entry by November 16th, 2016.
  • Late Entry: Registration after the Advance Entry date requires a first-round 1/2 point bye. This is to help avoid late-starts due to last-minute re-pairings of late entrants.


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

Individual Awards: Trophies for top 10 individuals in K-3, 4-6 U500 (this section only available for 4th-6th graders), K-6  and K-9 sections.  In K-3 Section only, medals for 11th-20th place. Trophies for top 5 in K-12.  Medals to all individuals whose score ties for a trophy place, but loses out on tie‐break.

City Chess Championship Invitations:  The following number of invitations will be extended to those who qualify for the City Chess Championship by competing and placing in the top of their age category:  3 in Primary (K-3rd grades); 2 in Elementary (4th-6th grades); 2 in Jr High (7th-8th grades); and 2 in Open (9th-12th grades). (Note:  Because only 1 person qualified for the K-3 Section of Fall Scholars, we will extend 3 invitations to students in the K-3 Section of Queens' Quest to compete in the City Chess Championship.)

Team Awards: Trophies for top 5 teams in K-3, 4-6 U500, and K-6 sections.  Trophies for top 3 teams in K-9.  Trophies for top 2 teams in K-12.

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