Saturday, May 5th 2018GM Elshan Moradiabadi will be on-site
Site: Discovery Montessori School, 707 Schocalog Rd, Akron Ohio 44320
Contact: Kala Bagley, 330-475-2964, firstname.lastname@example.orgEligibility: Any female student enrolled in an Ohio School in Grades K through 12 or homeschooled in Ohio in the same grades who is nineteen years old or younger will be eligible to participate.
Players must be registered with http://www.uschess.org before the tournament. A current USCF membership is required for all sections. Ratings will be determined by the USCF May rating supplement; unofficial ratings will be used for all players. Columbus Chess Academy is selling discounted USCF memberships to new members and to students whose membership has expired.
Notation is required for students in grades 4 and above. Clocks must be used if one or both players provides one. Clocks will be used in all sections with games reaching the time limit. Chess sets will be provided but please bring clocks if available.Sections Time Controls
K-12 Championship Section 4 rounds G/45, increment 5
K-12 U1000 4 rounds G/30, d/5
K-5 U300 4 rounds G/30, d/5
Players may play up in any section. Subsequent rounds will start when section finishes. Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 contestants in each section. Team trophies for the top 2 teams in each section (top 3 boards count as a team). All participants will get a participation medal.
Entry Fees: $35 and onsite registrations will be accepted. Each player will receive a free lunch (pizza and drinks). Additional food and drink will be available onsite, please bring cash.
Registration: 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM; no registration or section changes after 9:45 AM.
First Round: 10 AM
Online Registration at: columbuschessacademy.org
Discovery Montessori School 707 Schocalog Rd Akron, Ohio 44320