Saturday, July 15, 2017. 1:00pm -4:00pm.
This is a chess tournament for grades K-8. Parents can enjoy free food and talk to the admissions staff at BASIS Independent of McLean.
Children are divided into fair groups based on age and skill, and play only against opponents in their own section. The first round is at 1:00PM, and the tournament concludes around 4:00PM. Each participant will play three games.
* Players should arrive around 12:45PM
* The first round begins at 1:00PM
* All sections are non-elimination, and all players participate in all three rounds
* For players using chess clocks, the time control is G/25 with a 5-second time delay
Online registration is $32 before noon Tuesday or $37 Friday before noon. On-site registration is $42. Players who register on site should do so no later than fifteen minutes before the first round. (Players can still register after that, but they will miss the first round.) Chess sets are provided, but you can bring a clock if you have one.