2018 NC Scholastic Chess Championship

2018 NC K-12 State Chess Championship

Live Coverage: Hilton University Place, Charlotte, February 23-25, 2018

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Tournament Info, Pairings and Standings




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Scholastic Championships:

K-12 Championship, 5 Rounds, Time control G/90;d5.

K-12 Under 1500, 5 Rounds, Time control G/90;d5.

K-8 Championship, 5 Rounds, Time control G/90;d5.

K-8 U1200, 7 Rounds, Time control G/60;d5

K-5 Championship, 7 Rounds, Time control G/60;d5

K-3 Championship, 7 Rounds, Time control G/60;d5

K-1 Championship, 6 Rounds, Time control G/30;d5, may re-enter to K-3.


K-12 Blitz and Bughouse Championships

Blitz Sections: K-12, K-8, K-5. 5 Rounds G/5; d0, double games.

Bughouse Sections: K-12, K-8, K-5. 5 Rounds G/5; d0, double games.

- no adult blitz -


Venue:
Hilton
Hilton University Place
8629 J M Keynes Dr
Charlotte, NC 28262


Room Rate: $105/Night – King or Double - FREE Internet

Booking Link:
click here to book the hotel with chess rates


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Entry Fee Main Event:

$60 by January 21, 2018 (extended. it was 1/20)
$70 by February 17, 2018
$80 after February 17, 2018

Online registration will be closed automatically on
Thursday February 22, 11:59 pm EST
(1 minute before midnight).

After that Onsite Entries will receive automatic half point bye for round 1.

Entry Fee Blitz:
$30 per player

Entry Fee Bughouse:
$30 per team!.
Bughouse registration can be done online during main registration.
Just pay $30 for your team. Your partner need to pay you 50% of the entry fee.


Round Schedules: Check Pairing and Standing page

February 2018 USCF Rating Supplement Will Be Used
Ratings for February Are Published January 17

Prizes:

K-12 Championship Prizes:
* 1st Place Wins: $1500 Scholarship + Denker Tournament of Champions Spot
(travel and tournament fees sponsored by NCCA)
* Top 12 Individuals
* Top 3 Teams

K-8 Championship Prizes:
* 1st Place Wins: $500 Scholarship + Barber Tournament of Champions Spot (travel and tournament fees sponsored by NCCA)
* Top 15 Individuals
* Top 3 Teams

K-5 Championship Prizes:
* 1st Place Wins: $200 Scholarship (Sponsored by NCCA)
* Top 20 Individuals
* Top 10 Teams
* Top 3 in 1199-1000, 999-800, 799-600, 599 – 100

K-3 Championship Prizes:
* 1st Place Wins: $200 Scholarship (Sponsored by NCCA)
* Top 20 Individuals
* Top 10 Teams
* Top 3 in 799-600, 599-400, 399-100

K-1 Championship Prizes:
* 1st Place Wins: $50 Scholarship (Sponsored by NCCA)
* Top 10 Individuals
* Top 10 Teams
* All Participants Receive a Medal in the K-1 Section
* Players from K-1 May Re-Enter (FREE) with 50% of their final score(rounded down to nearest half) into the K-3 Section starting Sunday Morning.

K-12 U1500 Prizes:
* Top 15 Individuals
* Top 3 Teams

K-8 U1200 Prizes:
* Top 15 Individuals
* Top 3 Teams


Eligibility and Special Notes

All Participants Must Have USCF Membership

All Players Must Attend a School or Live in North Carolina

K-1 Players Sunday Option: Players will be spotted a ½ point for every full point earned in K-1 section when entered into the K-3 section. We will round down for any quarter fractions in score.

Webcast Top Boards: Players on top boards in any section may be offered a USCF approved or non-approved digital tools provided by the organizer. Games will be broadcasted over the internet for public viewing.

Withdrawals: If you cannot attend rounds as expected and must leave the event, please visit Chess Control/Registration area to confirm.

Byes: Up to three ½ point byes allowed. Must declare before tournament begins.

Teams: Minimum of 4 players in the same section to qualify as a team. Teams may consist of many players, but only top 4 scores count toward overall team score. Home School teams can be made up of players in the same zip code.


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