9TH ANNUAL CLASS CHAMPIONSHIP
DATE: September 17, 2016
LOCATION: Olympic High School
4301 Sandy Porter Road
Charlotte, NC 28273
REGISTRATION:

Online registration is preferred; registration and payment via Paypal (credit card or bank account) will be accepted through 8:00 p.m. on Sept 16, 2016. Registration on site is between 8:00 a.m. � 8:45 a.m. on the date of the tournament. Registration after 8:45 a.m. will result in a 1st round bye. Cash, credit card, and checks accepted.

SECTIONS:

3SS: Open, Under 1400.

4SS: Under 1000, Under 750, Under 500, Under 250.

(We will use the June 2014 USCF Rating Supplement and/or most current rating.)

ROUND TIMES:

Open, U1400: 9:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

U1000, U750, U500, U250: 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

Award Ceremony to follow approximate end time of each section.

TIME CONTROLS: Open, U1400: G/75.

U1000, U750, U500, U250: G/45.

FORMAT: Swiss System
RATING SYSTEM: Quick and Regular.
ENTRY FEE:

$25.00 if pre-registered before Sept 16, 2016. On site registration is $30.00 before 8:45 a.m. on the date of tournament.

PRIZES:

Open: 1st place $50, 2nd place $25, Best U1600 $10.

U1400: 1st place $35, 2nd place $20, Best U1200 $10.

U1000, U750, U500, U250: Trophies to top three, medals to any tied for last trophy place.

Prizes are subject to change based on number of entries.

BYE REQUESTS:

One half-point bye allowed, except in the last round. Registration after 8:45 a.m. uses this bye for round one. We must be notified in advance of byes. Byes will be posted for pre-registrations on the web and on the wall charts after each round; correction requests are the responsibility of the player.

OTHER INFORMATION:

This tournament is open to scholastic and collegiate players 22 years old and younger. All sections are open to scholastic players; collegiate players are invited to play in the Open section only!

All participants must have USCF membership current for the duration of the tournament (expiration date of Sept 2016 or later). Membership can be purchased at the tournament. For information on fees or to apply online, go to the USCF website.

Please bring chess equipment and clocks. Concessions and chess equipment will be available for purchase on site.



To register online, you must be a current member of the United States Chess Federation ("USCF"). Click here to look up your USCF ID and expiration date; or click here to purchase a new or renew your membership.

Please register using following link

"9th Class Championship Registration"

Please complete all sections in their entirety.

For a list of pre-registered entries, click here:

Class Championship Pre-Registrations

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