We will resume next week and that will be the final one for this year.
We’re asking for people who will volunteer one or two rounds coverage in the Girls Club Room on Saturday or Sunday. Friday is filled already. We also need people to rotate coverage at the Women’s Chess table near Chess.com’s table.
We’re closing out the year with a bang! Location: San Jose Church of Christ (small chapel) 6233 San Jose Blvd, JAX, FL
Registration for both at www.chessregister.com
MORNING EVENT: Final Scholastic Event: 4 Rounds G/30 in two sections. 8:30 check in. 9am Round 1. E.F. $20. K-5 U600 & K-12 Open. Details link. Registration link.
NOON EVENT: Merry Blitzmas! G/5 Blitz rated event. 8 double rounds. Noon check in. 12:30 pm Round 1. E.F. $25. Details link. Registration link.
Current Registration numbers as of 11/9 @ 2pm: 48 Players... OPEN Section:3 U1500 Section:17 U800 Section:28
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Sponsored by JAXCC-The jacksonville Chess Club, INC
52nd Annual JAX City Championship register at www.chessregister.com
Location: Wyndham Garden Inn 4660 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville 32256. Hotel stay is only $79 per night. code: JAXChess ask for Carmelita
3 Sections: OPEN, U1500 & Scholastic U800
Entry Fee(s): $40 for OPEN & Reserved U1500 / $25 Scholastic Section
Walk-up day of event Entry Fee: +$10 Walk-up add-on fee
JAXCC Members use appropriate discount links for standard $5 off.
Scholastic only section use “VIEW AVAILABLE DISCOUNTS” link for $15 off regular price for players in grades K-12 in that section only.
Rounds: 5 Rounds OPEN & Reserved (U1500) (2 byes allowed) / 4 rounds for the scholastic only section.
Time Control: Top two sections: G/45;d5. Dual rated (Regular & Quick) / G/30;d5 for scholastic
USCF Rated Event: All players must have a current US Chess ID. Can renew/join on site. Bring own chess sets and clocks.
Registration closes at 9:40. Round 1 starts at 10 am for all sections.
SCHOLASTIC ONLY for Players U800 to Unrated SECTION only: 4 Rounds of G/30;d5. Trophies for Top 3 finishers. Round 1 starts at 10 am. Entry Fee is $25 – use discount code. Event will end around 2 pm for the scholastic section.
Tournament Director: Kevin Pryor, USCF Certified Local TD
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Call 904-607-9111
Scholastic Beginner? Non-USCF, but want to play in a tournament? Your school has a chess club or team? Come to the 3rd Annual Greenwood tournament for school teams and individuals. This is the largest non-rated event in Jacksonville. All scholastic players welcome. No USCF membership required. Last year this event had over 50 players – 1st time tournament players welcome. Seasoned players are encouraged to play too. EF $20 Registration online only!!! Closes Nov 1. No registration at the door. No exceptions!! All entries must be prepaid. PIZZA LUNCH WILL BE SERVED TO ALL PLAYERS. AGAIN…NO WALK-UPS ALLOWED. www.scholasticchess.org
Scholastic Parents, members and friends:
US Chess has declared Oct. 14th as National Chess Day and we’re joining with ScholasticChess.org to present a festival of chess activity at MOSH. This unique event will be the first of what we hope to be an annual event to build upon every year.
Please read about the two events below. There will also be an exhibition of chess sets and other exciting chess activities for kids. The entry fee includes full access to Jacksonville’s Museum of Science and History for all players. THIS IS A USCF RATED EVENT and all tournament players must have USCF ID. Free NATION CHESS DAY FESTIVAL t-shirt to all tournament players.
Bughouse Event listed below. Registration is for teams of two. Make sure to name your team.
2017 National Chess Day Tournament
Who: K-12 students
When: Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 10:00a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Museum of Science and History (MOSH)
1025 Museum Circle., Jacksonville, FL 32207
Entry Fee: Mail-in $30.00/student or $31.00 at PayPal
Prizes: Individual / Team trophies: grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
♦ Participants compete only with students in their
section and ALL participants receive a Chess Festival T-Shirt.
Deadline: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 (to receive t-shirt)
(1) Mail registration form (available at www.ScholasticChess.org )
and entry fee (check* or money order) to:
ScholasticChess.org, 4446 Hendricks Ave. #141, Jax, Fl 32207
( * checks payable to ‘ ScholasticChess.org ’.)
Bughouse Chess Tournament
K – 12th grade students. Four divisions:
K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 (we reserve the right to combine)
Teams consist of two players each.
Trophies for top 3 teams in each section
When: Saturday, Oct. 14, 3:00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.
Where: Museum of Science and History 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Note: Parent/Adult accompanying student must pay admission to Museum ($12.50). There is no museum fee for the student.
Format: 4-Rd Swiss (ALL play 4 games) G/5(10 minutes total)
Per Player Entry Fee: Mail-in $25.00 or $26.00 via Pay Pal
Registration: Online at www.ScholasticChess.org
Saturday, July 15th & Sunday, July 16th
A USCF rated 2 DAY (SAT/SUN) tournament that is open to everyone with non-expired USCF ID#.
2-Day Event 3 Sections: Open, U1550, U900 sections. Players can play up one level only
1-Day Event for Scholastic (K-12) only.
Prizes: $2,000 (60% guaranteed) b/o 60 (paid entries). Trophies to all section winners. Scholastic section: trophies to top 3. Unrated player payout limited to section winner prizes in top 2 sections and $50 in U900 section.
5SS (5 rounds of games) 1st Round G/90;d5 all other rounds are G/120;d5
Entry Fees: $60 until July 14th @11pm. Walk-up (cash/check only) $70. Scholastic only section players in grades K-12 entries are 50% of above pricing – use discount code. JAXCC member discount available both online and walk-up registrations. GM/IM/FM free entry with email confirmation before July 1st. with $50 withheld from cash payout.
Registration: 9:00 to 9:30 am. ONSITE Cash or check only accepted the morning of the event or Online Registration click here is currently open until Friday 11 pm, July 14th. Expired USCF registration can be renewed on site by check or cash. NO CREDIT CARDS accepted onsite. LATE PLAYERS will be issued zero point bye and paired in the 2nd round. USCF membership required (we can assist you with a new membership or you need to renew on-site).
BYEs: 1/2 point bye available (limit 2) for registered players, must commit before Rd 2. Non-registered late arrivals will be given 0 point byes for missed rounds. No admissions after round 2. Want to skip Sunday games and just play on Saturday? Select 4th & 5th round byes during registration. You’ll gain 1/2 point X 2 games toward your final score and play just one day.
Time: Registration 9:00 am – 9:30 am Late arrivals will be paired in the 2nd round. No exceptions.
Rounds 2-day schedule: Saturday 10:00 am, 2:00 pm, 6:30 pm. (min breaks between Rds.) Sunday: 10am & 2:30pm
Bring own sets and clocks.
Rounds 1-day (Scholastic Saturday only) : 10:00 am, 11:00 am, Noon, Break, 1:30 & 2:30. 3:30 Awards ceremony.
Ramada Hotel Information: Discounted rate for Chess Tournament guests. (904)737-1700 for reservations. Free WIFI, outdoor pool, fitness center, restaurant. Rooms include refrigerator and microwave included. Nightly rate: $59+tax.
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Location: Ramada Inn 9150 Baymeadows Road, JAX 32256