MD Chess Montgomery County Quads 9/30Regular price $42.00
Magnus Chess Academy in partnership with the Maryland Chess Association
6125 Montrose Rd
Rockville, MD 20852
This is a US Chess rated quads style chess tournament. Each player is placed in a group of 4 players according to their age and rating. Elementary School players will be in separate groups from Middle and High School players, and will play against other Elementary Schoolers. Each participant then plays one game against each of the other three players in their group. At the end of the third game, the winner of each group receives a trophy.
For new players and players rated under 1000, quads typically finish in about 60-90 minutes. For players rated over 1000, quads typically take 90-120 minutes. Quads can take as long as 3 hours, although that is rare.
Games are 25 minutes with a 5 second delay for each player, for players using clocks.
Players can play in quads in the morning at 10am, the afternoon at 1pm, or both!