The Pacific Regional Grade Leve Online Championship

Virtual, California, USA
Nov 28 2020
Mechanics' Institute member Registration Fee
$25.00
Non-member Registration Fee
$35.00

Schedules

11/28/2020-11/28/2020

Sections

Kindergarten - Grade1 Prize: Top 5 Kindergarten, Top 5 Grade 1

Grade 2 - Grade 3 Prize: Top 5 Grade 2, Top 5 Grade 3

Grade 4 - Grade 5 Prize: Top 5 Grade 4, Top 5 Grade 5

Grade 6 - Grade 8 (Junior High) Prize: Top 5 Grade 6, Top 5 Grade 7, Top 5 Grade 8

Grade 9 - Grade 12 (High School) Prize: Top 3 Grade 9, Top 3 Grade 10, Top 3 Grade 11, Top 3 Grade 12

Byes

Max of byes: 2
Last round to request a bye: 4
Number of rounds in tourney: 5
Bye note: Last round bye must be requested before tournament start.

Registration period

Registration starts on 10/29/2020 and ends on 11/29/2020.

Restrictions

Participants must currently be in grades preschool to 12.

Location

Virtual, California, USA

Description

Detailed information: https://www.milibrary.org/chess-tournaments/pacific-regional-grade-level-online-championship

Event Schedule:  Rounds are manually paired by Chief TD Judit Sztaray. 

Round 1 -   9:30AM
Round 2 - 11:00AM
Round 3 - 12:30PM
Round 4 -   2:00PM
Round 5 -   3:30PM

Estimated endtime: 5PM

Help desk will be available and live througout the tournament!

Eligibility - Players must have:

- current US Chess Federation membership
- chesskid.com account that is part of Mechanics' Chess Club (free account is perfectly sufficient) 

Format:

- 5 rounds of G/25+6 -- US Chess Online Regular Rated

Sections: 

  • Kindergarten - Grade1
  • Grade 3 - Grade 3
  • Grade 4 - Grade 5
  • Grade 6 - Grade 8 (Junior High)
  • Grade 9 - Grade 12 (High School) -- on chess.com

Players are ordered in their sections based on OTB or ONL (whichever is the higher) November 2020 supplemental regular rating!
All games are played on ChessKid.com except the HS section, which will take place on Chess.com.

General Tournament Details

pairing will be done manually using match command on chesskid.com or chess.com.
 You'll need to be on https://www.chesskid.com/play/fastchess and wait for your game to pop up!
or on chess.com/live.
- Games will be US Chess Online regular rated - tournament will be submitted 5-7 days after the tournament to allow all games to be screened for fair play.
- byes are allowed: if you can't make one or more rounds, simply ask for a half point bye in advance!
- more rules might be published as we move forward

 

Rules: standard USCF rules apply with special attention to the newly approved Chapter 10 rules for Online Chess.

  • Mouse slips count, no take-backs.

Prizes:  

SectionIndividual RewardsTeam Rewards
Kindergarten thru Grade 1Top 5 Kindergarten players
Top 5 Grade 1 players
Top 5 teams 
across the ES sections
Grade 2 through Grade 3Top 5 Grade 2 players
Top 5 Grade 3 players
Grade 4 through Grade 5Top 5 Grade 4 players
Top 5 Grade 5 players
Grade 6 through Grade 8 (Junior High)Top 5 Grade 6 players
Top 5 Grade 7 players
Top 5 Grade 8 players
Grade 9 through Grade 12 (High School)Top 3 Grade 9 players
Top 3 Grade 10 Players
Top 3 Grade 11 Players
Top 3 Grade 12 Players
Top 3 teams in the HS section

 

Entry Fee: 

Mechanics' Institute members: $25
Non-members: $35    -- Student membership for the Mechanics' Institute is only $65 - Please consider joining here: www.milibrary.org/join and put Chess in your referred by.