2022 Grade Level States
2022 Ohio Grade School Championship
Saturday, Nov 5th, 2022
Hilton Garden Inn, Akron Ohio
1307 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44305 USA
Organizer: Discovery Chess Academy, https://discoverychess.org/
Contact: Kala Bagley, 330-475-2964, firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligibility: All players must reside or attend school in Ohio. All Sections are rated. Players must play in the section for their grade regardless of rating.
Sections: 5 Rounds Swiss. Players are eligible to request byes or make changes between 8:30am to 9:15am.
Announcements at 9:30am. Swiss pairing system will be used. Official November published rating will be used.
K- 6 Time: - G30/d5 Rd1-10am Rd2-11:30am Rd3-1:00pm Rd4 2:20pm Rd5 3:40pm Awards estimated 5pm
7-12 Time: - G45/d5 Rd1-10am Rd2-NOON Rd3-2:00pm Rd4 4:00pm Rd5 6:00pm Awards estimated 8pm
Byes are only permitted for rounds 1-4.
Entry Fees: Advance entry fee of $40 must be received by Oct 29th, 2022, $45 thereafter. No onsite entries. Online registration will close at NOON on Friday Nov 4th, 2022. $20 for students for students in financial need, write a note when registering. Cap of 220 players so please register early.
Online registration at https://www.columbuschessacademy.org/
Please contact Kala Bagley if you would like to register by mail.
Prizes: Trophies will be awarded to all players achieving a score of 3.5 points or better in all sections. Trophies will be awarded to the top three teams in all sections. Participation awards to all players.
Schedule: Check-In 8:30-9:30 AM. Announcements 9:45 AM. Round 1 starts at 10am and following rounds start ASAP.
Additional Information: Sets will be provided. Students need to bring their own clocks and know how to set them. Notation required for all students in grades 4 and above. Masks required in playing area; subject to change as the date gets closer.
Venue Information: The Hilton Garden Inn, 1307 East Market Street, Akron, OH 44305 USA. Room blocks are set up for Friday Nov 4th through Sunday at $109. Reserve by Oct 23rd. Link will be provided in the registration page.
This is an Ohio Scholastic Chess Association/State Championship event
Hilton Garden Inn, Akron
1307 East Market Street, Akron Ohio