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Cathay School K-12 September
Saturday 21 September 2019, 01:00pm - 05:30pm
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Contact richard.tan702@gmail.com

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 richard.tan702@gmail.com.

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