2012 National High School (K-12) Championship

Coming Up! 

13-15 April 2012 · Minneapolis, MN (12 April – Bughouse & Blitz)

Location
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

7SS, G/120. A Junior Grand Prix (JGP) event.

5 sections

  • K-12 Championship
  • K-12 Under 1600
  • K-12 Under 1200
  • K-12 Under 800
  • K-12 Unrated

Teams: A team must have at least two players, although no maximum number of players. The top four scores in any section will count for the team score. All players on a team must come from the same school.

Round Times:

  • Friday 1 pm, 7pm;
  • Saturday 9 am, 2 pm, 7 pm;
  • Sunday 9 am, 2 pm.

Opening Ceremony: 12:30 pm Friday.

Awards: 7 pm (approximate) Sunday.

Prizes: TBD

Top five teams receive plaques [five plaques per place - four players and the coach].

Class trophies to the top three in the following classes:
K-12 Championship: 1900-1999; 1800-1899; 1700-1799; 1600-1699; 1500-1599; 1400-1499; 1300-1399; 1200-1299; Under 1200; Unrated.

All participants will receive a commemorative medal at the completion of the final round.
First place individual and team in the K-12 Championship section, including ties, will be the National High School Champion.

Special Events:

Play:

National High School Bughouse Championship: Thursday 11 am. Bughouse entries on site only. $25 per team. Registration ends at 10 AM on Thursday.

National High School Blitz Championship: Thursday 5 pm. Blitz EF: $15 per player/$20 on site or if after 10 April.

Parents and Friends Tournament: 4SS, G/30. Saturday 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm, $20 on-site registration only. Rated and Unrated sections. Trophies for parent and child combined results.

Meetings:

Scholastic meeting: 3 pm Saturday.

Blitz Prizes:
Section Team Trophies Individual Trophies
K-12 Blitz Championship
Top 25
Top 25

Class trophies to the top three in the following classes:
K-12 Blitz: 1900-1999; 1800-1899; 1700-1799; 1600-1699; 1500-1599; 1400-1499; 1300-1399; 1200-1299; Under 1200; Unrated.

Bughouse Trophies:
Top 5 – two trophies per place.

Notes:

  • Please bring clocks. Sets and score sheets provided.
  • USCF membership through April 2012 is required.
  • Any roster changes made after 8 April 2012 or on site will incur a $20 change fee.
  • Unrated players may play in the Championship Sections or Unrated Sections only!!!
  • 1/2 pt bye any round except seven if requested in advance of Round One (limit one).
  • April 2012 rating supplement will be used in compliance with the guidelines for National Scholastic Events.
  • Mail-in entries must be postmarked by 8 April 2012.

Team rooms available: Contact Cody Stewart 931-787-3916 or cstewart@uschess.org.

Questions: Contact Cody Stewart 931-787-3916 or cstewart@uschess.org.

Register on-line or send your entry to: U. S. Chess Federation, Attn: 2012 High School, P. O. Box 3967, Crossville, TN 38557. [Mail-in entries must be postmarked by 24 April 2012.]

Visit the U.S. Chess Federation website for complete details.

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