2015 Pre Fall Scholastic Chess Tournament

Saturday, September 26, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Hosted by Ralph Langley Elementary Chess Club

  • Ralph Langley Elementary School
  • 14185 Bella Vista Place
  • San Antonio, Texas 78253
6SS, G/25 d5, rated scholastic chess tournament.

6 rounds, RATED Swiss System, G/25;d5 Players should bring clocks if they have them. Some clocks will be provided as a convenience. Notation is required for Elementary, MS, and HS Open sections. A time penalty may be imposed in these sections for failure to take notation

Sections:7 Sections: - Primary K-3 Open – Primary K-3 U700 – Elementary K-5 Open – Elementary K-5 U700 – Middle School 6-8 Open – Middle School 6-8 U700 – High School Open –

This is a USCF rated tournament, so players must have a current USCF ID. The September Supplement will be used for this tournament.

Prizes: Individual Trophies:All sections will have individual trophies for 1st through 5th place, and medals for non-trophy winners with a positive score.

Team Trophies:1st through 3rd place for Primary, Elementary, Middle School, and High School using combined scores counting the top four players across sections in the same grade range from each school. You must have at least 2 players to be eligible to earn a team trophy.

Schedule:Doors open at 7:15 am Registration 7:30 -8:30 Rounds are tentatively scheduled for 9:00 am, 10:15 am, 11:30 am, 12:45 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:15 pm; Awards Presentation 4:45 pm.

Entry Fee/Registration: Early Mail in registration: now until Aug 13th is $12.00 after Aug 13th until September 13th is $15.00 after Sept. 13th the Entry fee is $18.00 and you can only register by email after the 20th of September. Mail checks payable to Robert Green, 14185 Bella Vista Place, San Antonio, TX 78253. Include name, school, grade, section and if you need a bye, make sure to note which round the bye is for. Do not mail registration after 9/20. Mail in registration is preferred.

Email Registration and pay onsite, same Entry Fees and dates from above apply. Email your intent to play at robert.green@nisd.net. Include name, school, grade, section and if you need a bye, make sure to note which round the bye is for. Email must be received by 6:00pm on 9/25, and participants must show up to pay before 8:30 on 9/26. No refunds for No Shows. Other refunds are available with advance notice and will be subject to a $5.00 fee.

On-site registration: will be $18.00. You will be GUARANTEED to be paired in the First Round if you register by 8:30 that morning. Mail in and email is encouraged.

Concessions will be provided by the Ralph Langley Elementary PTA / Chess Club…..