Chess Tournament at Union Market

Posted on: January 24th, 2013 by Admin

Chess Challenge

Union Market

Chess Challenge
Sat. February 2, 2013

A FREE United States Chess Federation (USCF) rated chess tournament.

Open to all K – 12 school students. 5 Rounds – SS, Game in 30 Minutes

Location:

Union Market, 1309 5th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

Sections:

Pre K – 1st: grade 1 and below, (Unrated players only, no teams).
Primary (K – 3) Novice: rated under 400 or unrated; Varsity: open to all
Elementary (K – 5) Novice: rated under 600 or unrated; Varsity: open to all
Middle (K – 8) Novice: rated under 800 or unrated; Varsity: open to all
High School (K – 12) Novice:: rated under 1000 or unrated; Varsity: open to all

Prizes:

Trophies to top team (top 4 from the same school) in each section, top 4 individuals in each section, and top female in each rated section. Medals for all participants! ($100, $75, $50 and $25 gift cards for 1st – 4th place High School Varsity competitors!)

We are limited to 70 players so please pre-register via e-mail by January 31, 2013!! To register, email your name, grade, school, section you wish to play in and USCF ID to Dave@ilad.net

All participants must be members of the USCF! If you are not and have not been a member of the USCF, you can join at the website: www.uschess.org/component/option,com_wrapper/Itemid,323/ February 2, 2013, 1st round begins at promptly at 10:00am! Please check in between 8:30-9:45am. Late arrivals will NOT receive any bye points. We will have raffles between rounds!!

We have a limited amount of equipment to provide so please bring your chess clocks, (if you have them), set for G/30

Contact Vaughn Bennett, Vaughn_Bennett@yahoo.com or 202-557-9516, for more information.