Scholastic Tournament
(USCF rated, 4 rounds, one day)

When:
Jan. 13th (01/13/2024) Saturday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm EST

Where:
Glasgow Middle School
4101 Fairfax Parkway, Alexandria, VA 22312

Registration Fee: $35

Tournament Details

Format:
Open to all students currently enrolled in elementary, middle, or high school
Four rounds in swiss format G/45, d5
Each side has 45 minutes with a 5 second delay to complete his or her moves per game.

First round starts 9:00 am
Subsequent rounds occur as soon as possible

Sections & Time control:
Four grade-based sections at this tournament event. Players can play up but can not play down their grades.
Section K-3 G/45,d5
Section K-5 G/45,d5
Section K-8 G/45,d5
Section K-12 G/45, d5

Prizes:
Trophy for top three players in each section
Medals for players (not in top three) who score 2.5 or more total points in four rounds in each section

Registration Fee:
$35 online by midnight 01/12/2024

Boards and Clocks:
Boards and pieces will be provided for all players.
Please bring your own clocks. We don’t have enough clocks for everyone.

Byes:
All rounds allowed, must commit 20 minutes before round 1; limit 1 bye in all sections.
Please request on your registration form or contact TD onsite.

Default/Forfeit Time:
30 min after start

Cancellation:
For cancellation and refund, please email to admin@dcmetrochess.com
Cancellation request must be made by Midnight Friday 01/12/2024.
NOTE: Cancellations are subject to a $3.00 handling fee.

Location:
Glasgow Middle School
4101 Fairfax Parkway, Alexandria, VA 22312

Free parking onsite

Schedule Change:
Our chess tournament is subject to Fairfax County Public School policies.
In case of school closure due to inclement weather, unexpected events, or other unforeseen factors, our tournament will be rescheduled for a future date. We will email all registered players and put the updated information at our website as soon as possible.

For any questions or concerns, please email us at admin@dcmetrochess.com