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LakeView Technology Academy - January 28


LakeView Technology Academy Chess Tournament 

Free!  $500 in Prizes!

Two $100 Scholarships!

 

Who:              All students grades K-12 (see notes below regarding eligibility for top prizes)

 

When:            Saturday, January 28, 2017.  Check in from 8 to 8:30 am. 

                        Awards ceremony after fifth round, estimated between 1 and 3 pm.

 

Where:          LakeView Technology Academy, 9449 - 88th Ave, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

                        Easy access from I-94.  Located on County H just north of Highway 165

 

How:              All students will play 5 games of chess in a Swiss-style (modified round robin) format.  There is no elimination, and each student will play each round.  All are welcome, beginners to advanced players.  Games will be Game/25 with 5 second delay.  The tournament is not rated, and USCF membership is not required.

 

Individual Prizes in each section

                            K-2 Unrated:  Chess sets to first, second & third

                        K-5 Unrated:  Digital chess clock to first, chess sets to second & third

                        K-8 Unrated:  Digital chess clock to first, chess sets to second & third

                        K-12 Unrated: Two $100 scholarships (top male, top female), chess set to third

                                    Participation medals/prizes for all.  Sportsmanship prizes in each section.

 

Note:  Scholarships and chess clock prizes are limited to players who attend school in the following counties:  Kenosha, Racine, Walworth and Lake.  Home school students in those counties are eligible.  Bring documentation of school address to check in (report card or registration).

 

Team Trophies:  Two or more students in the same section from the same school will automatically be considered a “team.”  The team score is the sum of the top 4 individual scores.

            3 Team Trophies in K2 K5 (combined), 3 team trophies for K8/K12 sections together

 Cost:  Free with early online registration by January 26th at 11 pm

           Or $5 per student if registering at the door (payable by cash or check to KCA)

 

To Pre-Register:  Enter online at www.kingregistration.com/tournaments

 

Permission Slips are required.  Fill them out at check in, or download from www.kenosha-chess.org

 

Notes:  Adult supervision is required for individual students grades K-8 and all teams.  Family members are allowed in the playing area and are welcome to watch the games.  Lunch and other goodies will be available for purchase; or bring your own.  Bring chess sets, books or other quiet activities for breaks between each round.

 

For More Information:  contact Tournament Director Allan Cargille at 773-263-5565.

 

Sponsored by the Kenosha Chess Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated

 to promoting chess education and activities in the greater Kenosha area

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Allan C,
Jan 22, 2017, 9:49 PM
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