||December 17, 2016
||Olympic High School
4301 Sandy Porter Road
Charlotte, NC 28273
Online registration is preferred; registration and payment via Paypal (credit card or
bank account) will be accepted through
8:00 p.m. on December 16, 2016.
Registration on site is between 8:00 a.m. to 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.
4SS: K-1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8.
3SS: 9; 10; 11; 12.
Depending on attendance, sections may be combined (a minimum of 9 players are required to support a separate section).
Players wishing to play in a higher section than their current grade level must indicate this on their registration.
In the case of a combined section consisting of several grade levels, individual awards will still be made for each grade.
Grades K-8: 9:15 a.m.; 11:00 a.m.; 1:00 p.m.; 2:45 p.m.
Grades 9-12: 9:15 a.m.; 11:45 a.m.; 2:15 p.m.
Award Ceremony follows completion of final round.
||Grades K-8: Game/45.
Grades 9-12: Game/60.
||Quick and Regular.
$25.00 if pre-registered by December 16, 2016.
$30.00 before 8:45 a.m. on the date of the tournament.
Trophies for top five places in each grade level K-8 and top three in grades 9-12.
There will also be a trophy for the top kindergartner in the K-1 section.
Players tied for trophies who lose on standard tie-break calculations will receive medals.
Team trophies for the top two teams in sections K-1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. The top three scores for any team will count toward the trophy. Students from same team may play each other, if necessary.
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.
This tournament is open to all students enrolled in Kindergarten through 12th grade.
All participants must have
USCF membership current for the duration of the tournament (expiration date of January 2016 or later). Membership can
be purchased at the tournament. For information on fees or to apply online, go to the USCF website.
PLAYERS TO BRING THEIR OWN CHESS SETS, CLOCKS AND NOTATION PADS. Concessions and chess equipment will be available for purchase on site.