173 Sears Avenue #079 Louisville KY 40207 US

Start date: Friday, October 30 2020.

Schedule:

 On Friday, October 30, 2020 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

 On Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 Online


Location: Online

Description:

Your entry into this event will come with a 1-year scholastic membership to USChess!

This event will be USChess rated.

You will also need to register an account with ICC.  After signing up, you will receive instructions on how to make an account with ICC and to join our group on ICC.  You can also visit https://play.chessclub.com/chessperformance for more information.

We will be providing players their USChess membership information the week of the event, and they can register on ICC at that time.

Where: Internet Chess Club (https://play.chessclub.com/chessperformance)

When: October 31, 2020

MANDATORY players' meeting on Friday, October 30 at 7:30 PM EDT

Schedule:

Check in - 8:00 - 8:45 AM
Round 1 - 9:00 AM
Round 2 - 10:15 AM
Round 3 - 11:30 AM
Round 4 - 12:45 PM
Round 5 - 2:00 PM

(all times Eastern Daylight Time)

Sections and time controls:

In three sections: K-1/K-3, K-5, K-8/K-12
K-1 and K-8 prize groups will play within the K-3 and K-12 sections, but have separate prizes.

All sections: G/30;d5.

Sections to be determined based on turnout.  Number of rounds may be altered based on turnout.  You can play in higher sections than your grade but not lower sections!

REQUIREMENTS:

This is an online event.  Players will provide their own computer with an internet connection that is capable of playing chess on ICC.  Players must also have a webcam or other video camera.  Because of the video requirement, we ask students to play on a desktop or laptop computer rather than a phone, tablet, or other device -- such devices will not be supported for this event.

All players will be required to join a zoom meeting with a video camera showing their face and remain in attendance with video at all times while playing.  Tournament staff will be available the day before the event from 5-7:30 p.m. to assist players who want to test their equipment.

Players who do not attend the player's meeting lose the opportunity to test their equipment before the day of the event.

Other information:

We will be running the event in accordance with the new online play rules listed in Chapter 10 of the Official Rules of Chess.  You can find those rules here: https://new.uschess.org/sites/default/files/media/documents/us-chess-rule-book-online-only-edition-chapter-10-9-1-20.pdf

Entry Fee: $30 per player, online registration ONLY.

Online registration closes WEDNESDAY 10/28/2020 at 10:00 p.m.

Contact:
Ryan Velez ChessPerformance@gmail.com (Organizer)
John Simons CTPELLC@gmail.com (Tournament Director)

Price: $30.00 Taxes waived

Required age: 4 - 19 on the day of the activity

Tags: Tournament

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