2022 Ohio High School Middle School Championships

2022 Ohio High School Middle School Championships
May 7-8, 2022
The Wellington School
3650 Reed Road, Columbus Ohio 43220

Organizer: Columbus Chess Academy, https://columbuschessacademy.org

Contact: Kathy Lin, 614-746-7682, info@columbuschessacademy.org


Sections:

High School Championship (9-12), Middle School Championship (6-8*)

High School Reserve (9-12 U-1000), Middle School Reserve (K-8 U-800).

K-5 students are eligible to play in the Middle School RESERVE section only.

Accelerated Pairings may be used according to OSCA Guidelines. All sections USCF rated.

*Some schools consider 5th grade students to be in Middle School; if this is the case, they

are allowed to play in the Championship Section. Please make a note when registering.

Entry Fees: $40 received by 4-30, $50 after. No onsite entries.

Free USCF membership included for new or expired members!!

Online Registration will close at 6pm on Friday May 6th!

$20 for students in financial need, write a note when registering.

Additional scholarships available for students in financial need.


Rooms for teams available to reserve, first-come, first-served. Contact Kathy for details.


 

Schedule

Check-in 8:30-9:30 AM. Announcements 9:45 AM.


Reserve Sections:

Time Control: All Rounds G/60, d5.

Saturday: 10 AM, 12:30 PM, 3 PM, 5:30 PM

Sunday: 9 AM, 11:30 AM

Awards Time: Sunday 1:45 PM


Championship Sections:

Time Control: Rounds 1-3 G/60, d5, Rounds 4-6 G/90, d5.

Saturday: 10 AM, 12:30 PM, 3 PM, 5:30 PM

Sunday: 9 AM, 12:30 PM

Awards Time: Sunday 3:45 PM


Additional Information

Columbus Chess Academy will provide all sets. Students need to bring their own clocks and

know how to set them.


Notation required for all students in grades 4 and above. Half point byes okay, limit 1, must be

requested before round 2 pairings posted. May official USCF ratings used.


Masks required in all public spaces; subject to change as the date gets closer.


Awards:

Trophies to all players achieving a score of 4 points or higher.

Trophies to top 5 teams in each section (top 4 scores count for team).

The winner of High School Championship will represent Ohio at the Denker Tournament of High School Champions, plus receive a $250 stipend for expenses.


The winner of the Middle School Championship will represent Ohio at the

Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions, plus receive a $250 stipend for expenses.


OSCA:

All Ohio Scholastic Chess Association guidelines for this event will be followed.

Hotels:

Many nearby hotels are available. There is no room-block at any one specific hotel. Be

sure to reserve early, as this is the same weekend as Ohio State graduation.

Food:

There will be a concession stand selling reasonably priced food and beverages.


Mail registration from along with payment ($40 received by 4-30, $50 after; checks should be made out to Columbus Chess Academy) to

Columbus Chess Academy

c/o Kathy Lin

654 Binns Blvd

Columbus OH 43204


The Wellington School

3650 Reed Rd, Columbus, OH 43220, USA

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