Summer Championship Chess Tournament, 8/18

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Grades K-12
Sunday, August 18th, 1pm - 5pm
Pozez Jewish Community Center, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA 22031

This tournament has six different sections for players depending on their age and skill.  Participants 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 at 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 three beginner sections for players in their first tournament, or who've played in tournaments but are rated below the threshold:

Grades K - 3 (under 400)
Grades 4 - 8 (under 400)
Grades 9-12 (under 1000)

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