Event Registration for National Chess Day Student Tournament

Event Summary

Name: National Chess Day Student Tournament  
Desc: Held on the historic downtown waterfront in Port Townsend. Restaurants, shops, a park, the beach, a playground, and parking within easy walking distance.

Format: Unrated; 4-round Swiss; G30 +0
Entry Fee: $15

REGISTRATION CLOSES Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 8pm; No on-site registration

Check-in: 8:30 - 9:30 am - First game10:00 am
Rounds: 10:00am; 11:00am; 1:15pm; 2:15pm.

Sections: Elem 3-5; MS 6-8; HS 9-12
NOTE: Depending on the number of players in each section, sections may be combined or players moved between sections to ensure 4 rounds.

School Teams: If three or more players from the same school are registered it will be a "school team". The school will be eligible for the Top School Team Tournament Trophy. The highest total points for the top three school players combined (+ tiebreakers) will determine the school winner.

Points: Win = 1; Loss = 0; Draw = ½; Bye = ½ if odd number of players requires byes. Will use the chessmanager.com tie-break system.

Prizes: Top 3 players in each section get US Chess Federation Tournament Chess Set; Top School Team = Tournament Trophy.

Equipment: Players are requested to bring a tournament chess set (vinal roll-up board and pieces) and clock (smartphone apps are OK). We will have a few extra available at the event but not enough for everyone.

Location: Pope Marine Community Building, 530 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA
Starts: Saturday 14 Oct 2023
Ends: Saturday 14 Oct 2023
Registration Ends: Wednesday 11 Oct 2023
Rounds: 4
Organizer Name: Port Townsend Chess
Organizer eMail: porttownsendchess@gmail.cm