National K-12 Scholastic Championship (Dec. 12-14)

National K-12 Scholastic Championship

The National K-12 Scholastic Championship is coming up! Check out the details below!

December 12-14, 2008 · Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort · 1000 W. Buena Vista Drive · Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 · 407-939-1020 or 407-939-1000 · Chess Rate $120 · Click Here for Web Site

13 Sections: (No collegiate section) Play only in your Grade.
December rating supplement will be used.
1/2 point bye available any round except 7 if requested before round 1.
Players registering late (after 10 AM Friday) may not be paired for round 1, will receive a 1/2 bye, and will begin play with round 2.
Team score is total of top three (minimum two) finishers from each school per grade.
First place individual and team, including ties, will be National Champion for their grade.

Time Control: Game/90.

Entry Fee: $40 by Nov. 14, $60 by Nov. 28, $75 later, $80 on site.
$5.00 extra for all phone registrations.
$20 change fee for roster or section changes after Nov. 14 or on site.

Schedule:
Opening ceremony Fri. 12:30 pm.
Rounds: Fri. 1 pm-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-2 pm-6 pm, Sun. 9 am-1 pm.
Awards Ceremony: Sunday 5 pm (approximately)
Special round times for K-1 sections:
Fri. 1:30 pm-5:30 pm, Sat. 9:30 am-1:30 pm-5:30 pm, Sun. 9:30 am-1:30 pm.
K-1 Awards Ceremony 4:30 pm (approximately)

Trophies:
Top 10 individuals & top five teams (minimum) in each grade.
Class Awards: 1st-3rd place
K-3: 800-999, 600-799, U600, Unr.
4-6: 1000-1199, 800-999, 600-799, U600, Unr.
7-9: 1200-1399, 1000-1199, 800-999, U800, Unr.
9-12: 1400-1599, 1200-1399, 1000-1199, U1000, Unr.
Every player receives a commemorative item!

Blitz Tournament: Thursday 5 pm, entry fee $15 by 11/28, $20 after 11/28 or on site. Registration closes at 4 pm. Trophies in K-6 and K-12 sections. Individual: TBA, Team: TBA. K-6 Class: 1000-1199, 800-999, 600-799, U600, Unr.; K-12 Class: 1400-1599, 1200-1399, 1000-1199, U1000, Unr.

Click Here for Blitz Rules

Bughouse Tournament: Thursday 11 am, $25 per 2-player team on site only. Registration 9-10 am.
Trophies: TBA. One section K-12.

Click Here for Bughouse Rules

Contact: Cheryle Bruce 931-787-1234 ext.147 cbruce@uschess.org

If you are interested in volunteering for this event take a look at the information on our Volunteer Page – Click Here.

Mail your entries to: US Chess, Attn: 2008 K12, PO Box 3967, Crossville, TN 38557 or fax to: 931-787-1200.

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