Entry fee: $25.
Free entry for players who have gold membership passes.
$5 discount for players who have silver or bronze membership passes.
Schedule: 12:00pm – 5:30pm
12:00pm - 12:15 pm Check-in
12:30pm Tournament Begins
Tie-breaks (if necessary) and awards: immediately after the completion of the last round
The exact format of each section will depend on the number of participants but players should expect to play 5 games.
Game in 25 minutes with a 5-second delay.
No agreed draws are allowed before move 25.
Players are not allowed to talk to anyone (including parents, coaches, and other participants) except the TD during their games.
It is forbidden for players to have cell phones, or other electronic communication, computer, or media devices in the tournament room.
Prizes in each section
There will be a trophy for 1st and 2nd place in each section and Girls, and medals for 3rd place in each section. Other participants will be awarded colourful chess pieces.
There will also be door prizes.
grants will be awarded to top girl and top 2 winners in each section.
Travel grant fund: Sum of entry fees.