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2023 St. Charles Winter Classic

2023 St. Charles Winter Classic

St. Charles Preparatory School

February 25th, 2023

2010 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43209

 

This tournament is open to students in Grades 6 – 12 only.
Max limit of 55 players. Sections: Open, U1000, and U600.

 

Sections: Note that all sections have grade level and rating requirements. Players must be registered with http://www.uschess.org before the tournament. February rating supplement will be used. Notation is required and clocks must be used if one or both players provides one. Clocks will be used in all sections with games reaching the time limit. Rated players should bring their own clocks. Sets will be provided. 5 Round Swiss. G/30; d5 for all sections.

 

Schedule:

8:30 – 8:45 Self-check-in. No section changes after 8:45 AM

8:50 – 8:55 Announcements

9:00 Round 1

Subsequent rounds will start once everyone in the section is finished. Awards will be conducted as sections finish.

 

Entry Fee: Register at columbuschessacademy.org. $30 for all online registrations until February 18th; thereafter $35 registration fee until 6:00 PM February 24th. $40 thereafter. On-site registrations allowed. Two half-point byes may be requested before the start of round 2.

 

Special discount to encourage team play: teams within a rated section (minimum 3 players) will be charged $40 per team through the February 18th deadline. To receive this discount, coach must email CCA (do not have students register individually!)

 

Discounted entry fee for students with financial need are available. Please contact info@columbuschessacademy.org for more information. USCF discounted membership: $10, must request when registering. Refunds for withdrawals with $5 administrative fee will be given if requested by 6:00 PM, February 24th.  No refunds thereafter.

 

Awards: Place trophies awarded to students who score 3.5 points and above, participation medals to all players. Trophies awarded to top 2 teams (school only) in each section. The top three players’ scores combined determine trophy award.

 

Concessions: Concessions will be available on-site for purchase (cash only)

 

Parking: Parking is available in any lot on the west side of the high school.

 

Registration Questions and Chief Tournament Director:

Kathy Lin. Email: info@columbuschessacademy.org Phone: 614-746-7682

St. Charles Preparatory School

2010 E Broad St, Bexley, OH 43209

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