COME TO THE FEBRUARY FUNTASTIC TOURNAMENT, FEB. 1, 2003!
Format: 5 round Swiss. Sections: K-3; 4-6; 7-12. Players grades K-6 can qualify for State (assuming adequate enrollment of 32 in a section), while players grades 7-12 are welcome to play in a separate upper section!
Schedule: sign in , play starts asap after that. Clocks will be used to be sure we are entirely done by Grades 7-12 play Game-30 with clocks. No lunch break is taken. New rounds start asap after previous. Munch a sandwich between rounds.
Awards: Trophies plus medals. To encourage new and unrated players, each section will have some trophies for best performance by unrated players. All awards will be individual; no team standings will be kept.
Bring: Chess sets, clocks (for gr. 7-12, if you have one—we have several), lunch. Some snacks on site, also available at nearby stores.
To Register: send check for $10 in advance, ($15 at
the door) made out to Marie Palm, to 513 NW 86th St, Vancouver, WA 98665. You can enter your children directly; it is
not necessary to have your child's club send it in. Call 360-574-3001 for more info, or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org For each player, give first and last name, grade,
school/club. We can look up their WSRS
rating with just that information, so don't bother to look up their WSRS I.D.
number or rating. Players who do not have WSRS rating will earn one by their
play at the tournament, so our