2014 Washington Middle School Scholastic

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Washington Middle School 1100 N. Main St. Washington, IL 61571 December 6, 2014

This tournament is an OFFICIAL United States Chess Federation (USCF) Swiss System Scholastic event for teams and individuals in 3 to 4 Divisions. (Divisions and trophies will vary due to attendance.) We will use 5 tiebreakers: Solkoff, Modified Median, Sonneborn-Berger, Performance of Opposition, and Average Opposition. USCF membership is required. JTP is acceptable for K-3. USCF memberships can be purchased on site.

All Divisions 4 Rounds and G30-5 Sec Delay. We are usually done by 3 pm.

	Lower Primary: K-1 1st Rd, 9:30; 2nd Rd, ASAP; Lunch break; 3rd Rd, 12:00; 4th Rd, ASAP; Awards, ASAP 
	Upper Primary: 2-3 Same 
	Elementary: 4-5 Same 
	Junior High: 6-8 Same 

1st Place Team trophies in all Divisions. A Team score is the top three scores for each school in each Division. 1st and 2nd place trophies to top two individuals in each Division. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd to the top individuals in each Grade. You must have at least one point to get a trophy. More or less trophies will be handed out according to attendance. Our goal is 25% to 30% in attendance get trophies.

There will be Unrated and Upset trophies in each Division. Check-in: 8-9am at Registration Desk. Make sure everyone is accounted for at registration before 9am. After 9am those not accounted for are dropped and can play in 2nd Round if they are late arriving.

THE ENTRY DEADLINE is 8pm Wednesday night before the tournament (12/3/14). TO ENTER email Dave Madsen at madsendm@hotmail.com, and I will give you a reply. If no reply by next day due to possible problems, email patrickcohen@att.net.

We need this information: First, Middle Initial, Last Name - in that order. Also USCF #, School, city, grade, name of supervisors. USCF Membership required and available at Registration time.

We accept checks at Registration time. Make out one check for everything (entry fee of $15 plus any fee for USCF Memberships) to: Chess Boosters

Directions: From B/N area take I-74 West and get off at Goodfield exit. Go North on Rt.17 to Eureka and turn left (West) at 2nd stoplight (Rt 24). Next, go approx. 7.5 miles to Washington/Metamora Rd stoplight (Main St.) and turn left (South). Washington Middle School is on the right in about a mile.

From Peoria area: Take Rt 150 (War Memorial Dr.) East across McCluggage Bridge past ICC and stay on Rt 24 to 4th set of lights. Turn right on Main St and school is on the right in about a mile.

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