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Arlington January Scholastic
January 22, 2022

Time and Location

First round will be paired at 9:00am – All rounds start as soon as possible. The event will be held at the Salvation Army YET Center in downtown Arlington. See parking information.

Tournament Specifics

  • Trophies awarded for top places in each section. No team awards.
  • Current US Chess Membership is Required.
  • K-12 students only; no team awards.
  • First round will be paired at 9:00am – All rounds start as soon as possible.
  • Current ratings may be used for pairing purposes at the discretion of the tournament director.
  • Entry Fee $20. There will be no onsite registrations.
  • We may stop registrations when we have 50 players, so register early.

Championship Section

Open to any K-12 student. G/30;d5, Five rounds - played as soon as possible with a break for lunch. This section will end in the mid-afternoon. No food for sale onsite, so players should bring lunches or leave for lunch. Players in this section are required to keep notation.

Under 1000 Section

Open to unrated players and players with January published ratings under 1000. G/15;d15; four or five rounds. A fifth round will only be played if the fourth round is finished by 11:30 am. This section should end by 12:30am. No penalties issued for not keeping notations in this section.

Under 500 Section

Open to unrated players and players with ratings under 500. G/15;d15; four or five rounds. A fifth round will only be played if the fourth round is finished by 11:30 am. This section should end by 12:30am. No penalties issued for not keeping notations in this section.

Parents/Guardians/Coaches

Players under the age of 15 must have a player/guardian/coach in the facility at all times unless approved by the director.

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