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Cub Run Championship Chess Tournament, 3/11 for K-8

Regular price $50.00


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Grades K-8 
Saturday, March 11th, 1pm - 5pm
Cub Run Elementary School, 5301 Sully Station Dr, Centreville, VA 20120

This tournament has five different sections for players depending on their age and skill.  Children play only against opponents in their own section.  The first round is at 1:00pm for all sections.  The tournament concludes around 5:00pm with an awards ceremony where the top players and top school receive trophies.

* Players should arrive around 12:45pm
* The first round begins at 1:00pm
* All sections are non-elimination, and all players participate in all four rounds
* We provide FREE US Chess Federation memberships for all participants, a $17 value!

* For players using chess clocks, the time control is G/25 with a 5-second time delay


There are two beginner sections:

Grades K - 3
Grades 4 - 8

These sections are open to all children playing in their first chess tournament.  They are also open to more experienced children with ratings under 400.

K-8 U-700 Section
This section is for players rated between 400 and 699.

K-8 U-1000 Section
This section is for players rated between 700 and 999.

K-8 Championship Section
This section is for players rated 1000 or higher.  It is also open to lower-rated players that want more of a challenge.

Online registration is $50 before noon on the Friday before the tournament.  Starting Friday at noon, online registration is $60.  Players who register after 12:30pm on Saturday will miss the first round.  Chess sets are provided, but bring a clock if you have one.