Make checks payable to: Madison City Chess League. Mail entry forms and payment to: MCCL, P.O. Box 843, Madison, AL 35758
Who Can Play
4-Board Team vs. Team match point scoring. Substitutions allowed but with board-order preserved and alternate on 4th board. All members of a team must be grade-eligible for section entered and represent a school. Public School, Home-School and Private School Teams are eligible to play and encouraged to participate. Multiple teams (“A”, “B”, etc.) from any school are encouraged. Club teams are not eligible.
Mandatory players meeting: 8:45 AM
Rounds: 9:00AM, 11AM, 1:30PM, 3:30PM (rounds will be accelerated if everyone has finished playing)
Time Control: G/45; d5 – USCF Dual Rated
1) US Chess Federation. (Obtain memberships / renewals at www.USChess.orgwhere you can print out a temporary ID card.). Please use MCCL #A6040788 when completing the "Membership Appreciation Program Credit" box when you join or renew your USCF membership.
2) Alabama Chess Federation (Obtain memberships / renewals at www.AlabamaChess.org; the PayPal receipt is your proof of membership.) Note: ACF registration also will be required to compete in the State Scholastic Chess Championship in March.
Here is an articlefor players new to competitive chess.
Top Five School Teams in K-3 & K-6. Top Three School Teams in K-9 and K-12. Top Female Team in all sections.
Related Tournaments Check out pairings and standings
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.