Fall Chess Challenge
Time & Location
This online tournament is designed for students in grades 2-8 from beginner through 1600 based on US Chess Federation (USCF) ratings and will take place from 10:00am - 11:30am EST. Entry Fee: $10
4 Round Swiss
Time Control: 10 minutes per player. No delay or increment.
The tournament is estimated to be completed by approximately 11:30am.
The top finishers rated U1600 and U1200 USCF will receive a free one hour private lesson ($100 value each) with National Master Ian Harris. The winners will be contacted after the tournament to arrange a time for the lesson.
All players will need to have a free chess.com account. No prior experience using chess.com is necessary. Participants will be sent instructions on how to access the tournament ahead of time and will receive additional guidance if necessary once they join the Zoom call.
All players must sign in to the Zoom meeting by 10:00am and must remain visible via their webcam throughout the event.
Participants DO NOT need to have a USCF rating or a current membership, but most recent official ratings will be used to determine prize eligibility.
Full refunds will be issued for anyone that cancels at least one day ahead of time. If cancelling less than a day ahead of time the purchase price can be applied to any future event.
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