Saturday, February 17th, 2018 A State-Wide KSCA Event
WHO: All K-12 scholastic players are invited, in teams of four. Players must play in rating order (highest of KSCA and USCF rating) on boards 1-4 each round. Teams normally are formed from players at one school, but players from multiple schools may be combined under certain rules (see below). A USCF-rated individual tournament will also be held simultaneously.
WHERE: Karpov Chess School: 106 S Main St., Lindsborg, KS. Some games will be played at the Senior Center at 112 S. Main.
WHEN: Registration runs 8:15 – 9:00 AM. Round times 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM for all sections. Entries after 9 am will not be paired in the first round.
SECTIONS: K-5, K-12 teams of four, and individual adult USCF. All four players on K-5 teams must be in the 5th grade or below. All KSCA players who complete all four rounds will count this event toward qualification for the KSCA State Championships.
PRE-REGISTRATION: Pre-register all players online at the Kansas Scholastic Chess Association website, http://www.ksca.us/schedule.htm . Please also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with team composition.
ROUNDS: 4-round Swiss system tournament. Multiple teams from the same school may get paired against each other. Pairings based on team results.
TIME CONTROL: All moves must be completed in 45 minutes, with a 5 second delay per move.
ENTRY FEE: $28 per team preregistered by Thursday, February 15, $40 per team onsite. $10 for individuals in adult/USCF section.
PRIZES: Team trophies for the top 3 scoring teams, individual trophies for the highest scoring players playing each board. Individual medals to all other players. $100