(Scholastic and Open Sections)
PLAYING SITE: Christian Education Leadership Academy (CELA: W262N4685 Ryan St, Pewaukee, WI 53072)
SCHEDULE: everyone plays four games, there is no elimination (you can skip some games if needed). Late registration is 9:00-9:30am. Round times: 10:00am, 11:15am, 12:45pm, 2:00pm. Award ceremony begins shortly after the last round.
K-12 SECTION: K-12 students are eligible. This is a very beginner-friendly event, so new players are encouraged to participate. Experienced tournament players may want to consider the Open section. Time control is 30 minutes (and 5 second delay) per player per game. This event is not rated. PRIZES: 25 individual trophies based on age and 5 team trophies. Every participant receives chocolate at the closing ceremony.
OPEN SECTION: open to everyone, need to be a current US Chess member. This event is Quick rated, but regular ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Time control is 25 minutes (and 3 second increment) per player per game. PRIZES: trophies to top three places and additional class trophies based on rating.
ENTRY: $25 by November 9th, $30 by November 14th, $40 afterwards. Please include player’s name (for scholastic section: also include grade and school) as well as contact email and phone number. PayPal (preferred): log in, choose “send money” option selecting to send to firstname.lastname@example.org, pick “sending to a friend” and enter the appropriate amount. Checks (please do not mail after November 9th): Wisconsin Chess Academy, 1280 Greenway Terrace #1, Brookfield WI 53005
QUESTIONS: email@example.com is best, 608-334-2574 (texting works better than calling)
LUNCH: AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE PLAYING SITE