2018 CCF – May K-8 chess tournament

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Date(s) - 2018/05/19
8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Alfred Nobel Elementary School



The sixth CCF sponsored scholastic chess tournament will be held at Alfred Nobel Elementary School. All K-8 students enjoy free participation.



All coaches and parents are asked to pre-register all of their players. Once you have registered your roster for our tournaments, the players will be in our system and will not need to be re-registered for each tournament. If you haven’t yet registered your players and for information on registering for this or any CCF tournament, please contact our Programs Manager, Matthew Kearney at tournaments@chicagolandchess.org. Once you have registered, please help us out with preparations by submitting an estimated count of attendees to Matthew by Thursday, May 17.


Competition Configuration
5 Sections: Novice K-2, Novice 3-4, Novice 5-6, Novice 7-8, Advanced
Non-rated, no entry fee
Swiss-style, 4 or 5 rounds, USCF standard tiebreaks
G/20 + 5 sec. increment in Advanced section when clocks are available
Notation required in the Advanced section


Individual trophies for the scholastic chess tournament go to the top 7 students in all Novice sections and to the top 6 students in the Advanced section. Team trophies to the top two school/club teams in all sections. Team score calculated by top four scores in Novice sections, top three scores in Advanced.