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1st South County Winter Chess Fest
January 16 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
The South County Winter Chess Fest is a scholastic chess tournament for children in grades K-12. Trophies will be awarded to the top players in each section. Join us for the fun and competition!
TIME CONTROL: 4SS, G/25 d/5.
SECTIONS: Two USCF-rated sections and two unrated sections*
–OPEN (rated section: USCF membership required**)
–UNDER 700 (rated section: USCF membership required**)
–UNRATED (no membership required)
–NOVICE (no membership required)
* If you have any questions about which section is right for your child, please email Eduardo at email@example.com.
** For more information about USCF membership, go to www.uschess.org or call 800-903-8723. NOTE: USCF membership must be purchased or renewed by January 14, 2023, if you plan on playing in a rated section.
Trophies will be awarded to the top three players in each section.
Sections may be combined or split at the discretion of the tournament director. This is a 4-round tournament, but a small section may have to play 3. Full-point byes may apply in sections with an odd number of players, and ½ point byes are available in any round pending early notification to the tournament director. Please bring a chess clock if you own one.
ADVANCE REGISTRATION: Online entry fee $25. ONLINE ENTRY ONLY. Registration closes on January 14, 2023, at 11:59 PM or when we hit capacity for the venue (32 for this location). Scholarships may be available if needed on a case-by-case basis. Southeast New England Chess Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
DOOR REGISTRATION: THERE IS NO DOOR REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT. ADVANCE REGISTRATION ONLY.
Round 1 starts at 10:00 AM. Others on completion of each round. Please arrive and check in at 9:30 AM. Unrated sections may finish around 12:30 PM. Rated sections may finish around 1:30 PM.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION contact Bob Salvas at (401) 359-1602 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on all of our events, see http://senecachess.org/.