Tournaments

Chess RVA Tournament

What?: Chess RVA Chess Tourney

Who?: Kindergarten through 9th grade

When?: Saturday, March 30th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (3 hours)

Where?: Mathnasium Of Woodlake at Hancock Village (7216 Hancock Village Drive, Chesterfield, VA 23832)

Format: This will be a Quad format: Top 4 rated players are placed into their own section, then the next 4 highest in another section, and so on down the list. The players in each quad play a single (or double) round robin depending on time remaining.

Play 6 games against players around your own strength.

Trophy to each quad winner, medal for 2nd place.

How much?: $20 if paid by March 22nd, $25 if paid March 23rd – March 28th, $30 day before or day of tourney. Same day walk-in registration is cash only.
Register online at www.ChessRVA.com under Tournaments

Other: Clocks at G/15 d0 will be used if needed.

USCF membership is required unless it is the participants first tournament – https://new.uschess.org/join-us-chess;
Benefits of joining: https://new.uschess.org/join-us-chess
Here is the membership form: https://new.uschess.org/sites/default/files/media/documents/2021-membership-
form-v1.pdf
; Cost is $20/year. Membership forms will be available at the tournament.

Chess RVA tournaments: What you need to know:

  1. Our Chess Tournaments give kids the opportunity to play chess in person against other kids.
  2. Participants play 4-8 games in 3 hours. (Players may end up with a different number of games played.)
  3. Once a player finishes a game, they are matched with another player.
  4. Tournaments are divided into sections based either on grade level or chess rating.
  5. Trophies are given for each section.
  6. All participants receive chess key chains.
  7. The “touch move” rule will be applied.
  8. Players are not required to record their games.
  9. Clocks may be used to keep the tournament on schedule.
  10. Parents are welcome to stay (or go), but should not linger over their child’s chess board.

If you have any additional questions, contact Brian Garbera 804-921-2410 cell/text