Mechanics' Institute - Memorial Day Scholastic Championship

57 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
May 24 2020
Registration Fee
$40.00

Tournament trophies

Top 10 finishers in each section with winning record.

Schedules

05/24/2020 - 05/24/2020

Sections

Open Scholastic (700+)

Intermediate (400-699)

Beginner (U400 & unrated)

Byes

Max of byes: 2
Last round to request a bye: 2
Number of rounds in tourney: 5
Bye note: All bye requests after round 2 will be 0 point

Additional services and fees

USCF membership Age 12&under $17.00
USCF membership Age 15 & under $22.00
USCF membership Age 24 & under $26.00

Registration period

Registration starts on 05/13/2019 and ends on 05/26/2020.

Restrictions

Participants must be entering 12 grade or lower.

Location

57 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA

Description

5 round swiss, USCF rated.

LOCATION: Mechanics' Institute Chess Club
57 Post Street, San Franciscs, CA 94104

ONSITE REGISTRATION: 12:15pm - 12:45pm

ROUNDS: 1pm, and rolling schedule.
Trophy ceremony: around 5pm

SECTIONS:

  • 700+
  • 400-699
  • Under 400 & Unrated players

 

BYES: Max of byes: 2 Last round to request a bye: 2
Number of rounds in tourney: 5
Bye note: All bye requests after round 2 will be 0 point

PRIZES: Trophies to top 10 finishers (including tie breaks), medals for all others.
Trophies to Top 5 team in sections combined!

Trophy ceremony at the end of tournament, right after last round finish

FEE: $40 entry fee $10 play-up fee $10 late fee USCF membership required

 

*** Special Update - Brilliancy Prizes for Scholastic Players ***

We
will be offering 2 monthly brilliancy prizes specificcally for
scholastic players, to encourage them notating their games! Players are
encouraged to submit their games if they had any particuraly nice game,
or tactic, or by the book opening, or nicely executed end game. These
can be games from any event in that month provided that it be a rated
event and that there is a complete notation of the game. The prizes will
come in the form of choice of book from our in office chess library and
we will publish the games in our newsletter with annotations by GM Nick
de Firmian. If you would like to submit a game for consideration,
please turn in the scoresheet to us and mark "brilliancy" on top of the
coresheet, that way we know it is submitted for consideration. You may
also send it in an email, please indicate Brilliancy Prize in the
subject. Games from any rated tournament at Mechanics' in January will
count for the January prize. We will also be making reminder
announcements at upcoming events.