Rated 5SS in 10 sections; G/30, d5. This event takes place on Sunday, December 10, 2023 and is limited to scholastic players only (K-12).
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752
- K-12 Elite
- K-12 U1000
- K-12 U600
- K-5 Championship (suggested USCF 600+)
- K-5 U600
- K-5 U300
- K-3 Championship (suggested USCF 600+)
- K-3 U600
- K-3 U300
- K-1 Championship
We reserve the right to merge sections if there are not enough players in a section.
Rounds and Times
Five Rounds at a time control of G/30, d5
- Onsite registration : 8:00 to 9:00 AM
No check-in necessary if you have pre-registered.
- Round One: 10:00 AM
- Round Two: 11:30 AM
- lunch break 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
- Round Three: 1:30 PM
- Round Four: 3:00 PM
- Round Five: 4:30 PM
Limit two half-point byes. Byes must be committed 1 hr before Round 2.
$40 by 11/26
$45 by 12/3
$50 on or after 12/4 (on-site registration closes 1 hour before Round 1).
Withdrawals requested via email before NOON on Friday 12/8/23 are eligible for a refund (minus a $10 processing fee). Full credit can be applied to any future tournament. No refunds for USCF memberships after purchased from USCF.
This tournament is USCF-rated. Your USCF membership should not expire before 12/31/2023.
Boards and pieces will be provided, but please bring your chess clock. Each player should have a chess clock to play. If you do not have one, chess clocks will be available for purchase onsite.
If both players do not have a clock AND the game does not finish within one hour, TDs will put a clock with 5 mins time for each player.