The Greensboro Scholastic Chess Tournament

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Tournament Dates

April 22 2017, June 24 2017, August 19 2017, October 14 2017, December 16 2017

Trophies,Medallions and/or Certificates

Tournament History & Registration
Tournament’s History:
The Greensboro Scholastic Tournament is a 5-round, Scholastic event that began in April of 2016 and is held every other month. One of the largest and most successful one-day events in the Southeast, this tournament attracts young energetic players from North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. The tournament is only open to scholastic players (K-12) with a USCF rating of 1000 or less. USCF membership available for purchase onsite.
Registration:
Please register in advance at our Online registration form.
Credit Card/PayPal are accepted for pre-registrations online.
Only cash or checks will be accepted on site!! Register early and save money! Pre-registration deadline is 9:00 pm the day before the event. On-site registration is from 9:00am – 9:45am on the day of the event. Arrive On Time!!
Location:
The “UNCG Alumni Association” at Alumni House, which is located at 404 College Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27412.
Parking:
Behind the Weatherspoon Art Museum (off Tate St, right near the Spring Garden intersection)
Food: Lots of Restaurants on Tate Street and Spring Garden Street.
Tournament Details
Format:
5-Rounds Swiss
Time Control:
G/30;d5 (Game 30 min. with a 5 second delay)
Round Times:
Round 1 — 10:00 am; Round 2 — 11:00 am; Round 3 — 12:00 pm; Round 4 — 2:00 pm; Round 5 — 3:00 pm;
Entry Fee:
$21/- ($1/- PayPal Transaction fee included) for preregistered players
$20/- on-site during the registration period (Cash or Check only)
Byes:
One 1/2-point bye available any round — must declare before the start of event!
Sections:
Section will consist of 8 players divided by rating. Unrated players will be placed into the section that most closely reflects their ability. The Tournament Director reserves the right to create sections of any size if necessary. The most current USCF Supplement will be used for ratings/pairings.
Prizes:
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies will be awarded, All participants will get a medal or certificate of participation. If a section has less than 8 players, then only 1st and /or 2nd place trophies will be awarded.
Online Entry closes the Friday before the tournament at 9.00 PM.
Hotel & Contact Details
Hotel:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Greensboro-East. 3111 Cedar Park Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405. Rate is $99/night plus tax. Hot breakfast included. Call 336-697-0101.
Contact Info:
For more information or to register early by phone/email, please contact Jens Koeplinger (Chief TD)
Phone No: (336)-202-3568
Email: jens@prisage.com or any of the GCC officers