Okemos Scholastic Chess Tournament, Saturday April 28, 2018
Chippewa Middle School, 4000 Okemos Road, Okemos, MI 48864
GREAT FOR BEGINNERS!
● 5 Rounds ● Time Control G-30 (each player has 30 minutes to make all of their moves) ● Play only students in your own grade (separate tournaments for each grade K-6) ● Grades 7-8 may be combined into one section, depending upon registration
● for the experienced players, there is a NEW RATED SECTION this year, for all players K-8 who are rated over 800. Unrated or under 800 must play in their grade section (unrated) unless approval from TD. If you play in the rated section, please make sure your USCF membership is current (you may join by scrolling to bottom of this page) ● Trophies to all players who score at least 3 points (usually over 40% of the players get a trophy!!) ● All players receive a souvenir from chess vendor Sal Chehayeb. ● Beginners encouraged to participate ● Players in Rated Section and grades 6 and up need to bring boards and sets. Younger players will be provided with boards and sets. All players should bring a clock if they have one. (Clocks are NOT required for this tournament). ● Please bring “soccer mom” chairs for seating in the waiting area. A few regular chairs will be available, and tables will be available.
Rounds are scheduled for 11:30, 12:45, 2:00, 3:15, and 4:30. Awards ceremony at 5:45. Round times will be accelerated if all games have been completed.
Entry Fee $20 by April 20, $30 after April 20. Please use the pay button below to register:
2019 Michigan Class Championships Sat Sun Jan 19, 20, 2019 Lansing
This is one of MCA's largest tournaments of the year. There are six two day tournaments for the more experienced players. I will probably be playing.
STRONGLY RECOMMENDED! For my students rated under 1000, there are also two beginning tournaments, each of these is a one day tournament. You can register for either of these events directly with the MCA, visit www.michess.org for details.
MCA REQUIRED for the Michigan Scholastic Club and Team Championships all players
MCA (Michigan Chess Association) membership is required for the Michigan Junior championships. $15/year with magazine, $10 without, $25 family membership. If you use this link to purchase a MCA membership, the cost is $1 more to cover credit card processing.
Please note: You may also now buy your MCA membership directly from the www.michess.org website for the above rates.
Use this button to purchase any MCA Membership. Important! To complete membership, be sure to email me your preferred mail delivery address if different from your credit card address. If you are not a student of Mr. Garrison, please purchase directly from the MCA.