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Cathay School K-12 September
Saturday 21 September 2019, 01:00pm - 05:30pm
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The Cathay School September Tournament K-12

Saturday, September 21

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

4 Rounds, Swiss System Tournament

Open to all K-12 players from anywhere

 

Starting times of rounds:

Round 1:  1:30 PM

Round 2:  2:30 PM

Round 3:  3:30 PM

Round 4:  4:30 PM

Awards Ceremony: As soon as the last round finishes

 

Please come at least 20 minutes before the start of the first round for announcements

 

Time control for every round: 25 minutes with a 5-second increment (G/25 + 5’)

Please bring your own boards and pieces (not enough are provided)

You may bring and use your own chess clock

 

2 sections: Under 500 and Open

Trophies for top 5 players in each section

Register online at chess.cathayfutureus.com

$15 by September 18

$20 by September 20

$50 at the door, by 1:00 pm if space is available

Maximum 49 players for both sections combined

    • This tournament is US Chess rated
      • All US Chess rules and regulations apply

 

  • ALL players must have a US-Chess Membership to compete in the tournament

 

    • ALL players in the open section are required to notate their games, Under 500 players are not required to notate but it is highly encouraged as a method of preventing cheating and for studying
    • Players are allowed to attend either section: Under 500 or open
      • The only exception is players rated over 500 playing in the Under 500 section
    • A player showing up 25 minutes late to a game will be forfeited and disqualified from playing in the tournament

 

  • NOT a knockout tournament, all players will play all 4 rounds

 

The TD (Tournament Director) is Richard Tan. If you have any questions, email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Refer to MDChess pregame announcements for rules and these will be repeated before the start of round 1

 

Location 9400 Key West Ave Rockville, MD 20850