"End of School Year Championship" -Open to all students...
When: May 4th (For fun dress up in Star War attire..."May the 4th be with you") Arrive by 12:30 Event 1:00 - 5:30ish
Where: Hillsborough Academy of Math and Science School 9659 W Waters Ave, Tampa, FL 33635 (Park in Back)
4 Rounds: No Elimination - Each student plays 4 full games Game 30/d0: Each player has 30 minutes to play their game
Chess Matters at Wit-T-Shirt Company
is Coming to this Tournament!
Excited about chess and would love to buy some high quality Chess T-Shirts? Well, now is the chance. Rob & Cindy Rose will be bringing their shirts and press, they offer a huge variety of shirt colors and chess designs. Check out their website for other great t-shirts...…
The best girl/boy team playing in the tournament will win.......... $10 each
Kids can be in different sections.... Teams need to be determined by round 1.... Don't worry parents were are not setting up a dating service....
1) Super Advance ..…. U1500 Top 5 trophies/medals 2) Advance …………..….U900 Top 7 trophies/medals & TOP SCHOOL 3) Intermediate …….…U600 Top 7 trophies/medals & TOP SCHOOL 4) Beginners ………...…U400 Top 7 trophies/medals & TOP SCHOOL 5) K-3rd Beginners ....U200 Top 7 trophies/medals & TOP SCHOOL *** Beginner Friendly***
The K-3 Beginners - Advance Sections that has 2 or more players from their school is also in the running for a "1st Place Top School Championship" Trophy for that section to bring home to their school.
UNRATED Players: PLEASE READ ! If your child is UNRATED and in grades Kindergarten - 3rd Grade they will play in the K-3rd Beginners division. If your child is in 4th grade or higher they would play in the regular Beginners section. Therefore, your GRADE will determine your division! Your child will receive their first rating about a week after this tournament and you can look it up at www.USChess.org click on the Ratings tab.
Once you have played in ONE rated tournament you are a RATED player... All the tournaments from Alton Academy 4 Chess are RATED tournaments
RATED Players: PLEASE READ ! Rated players MUST play in the division their rating falls in (grade plays no factor).. Players may play up a division. PARENTS... If you want your child to play in a HIGHER division please tell us exactly what division you want their child to play in.
Compete & Learn More Chess... plus Food, Fun, & Friends... and All Kids Will Receive an Award !!!
Very few chairs for seating, bring camp chairs you will be more comfortable...
NOTE: Outside court area is available for your kids to run around between tournament games.
PLEASE SUPERVISE YOUR CHILDREN, we are not responsible for your children outside the tournament hall.
We are growing...…. Players in Intermediate-Super Advance please Bring Your Own Chess Set. We have a few extra sets available and chess sets are for sale at the chess store.