SUMMER CHESS CLUB 2019
AGES: 5-18 years old
REGISTRATION: Now until May 28
Register by May 20th- if getting a t-shirt
CLASS DAY: Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Date: June 13 - Aug 1
No Class 4th of July week
Beginners (Ages 5-12) Beginners will learn the basic concepts, strategies and how to apply those techniques to move against your opponent. Beginning players should be able to recognize the numbers 1 - 8 and know the lower case letters a-h and upper case letters K Q B R N
Advanced (Ages 10-15) This class is where participants can brush up on skills and learn new strategies
Tournament, awards and pizza party for all participants will be held on Thursday, Aug 1- This class will go from 9 to 2:00pm- maybe shorter depending on how many students will be attending that day.
Class will be held at the Recreation Center
Boys 11-18 May take the Class to earn their chess Merit Badge. To fulfill all of the requirements we will hold an extra class on Aug 3rd. Cost will be an extra $10.
CLASS FEE: $48 with shirt and $ 58 with/ Merit Badge opption
Late fee of $5 will be added after the 28th
$6.00 discount if no shirt is ordered
Register by May 20th in order to guarantee a shirt
The chess club is a great way to learn the game of chess including basic concepts, strategies, and how to apply these techniques. The advances class is where you can brush up on your skills and learn new and advanced strategies to use against your opponents.
The class will end with a tournament on Thursday, Aug 2 for all participants. The tournament will include lunch and awards.
Summer Swiss Chess Tournament
Date: Saturday– July 13, 2019
Place: Pleasant Grove Community Center
Address: 547 S Locust Avenue Pleasant Grove Utah 84062
Cost: Registration: $16.(Includes lunch) Must be received no later July 10th- Thereafter $21 you can mail in your registration form below to the Address above or Register on line at rec.plgrove.org-Click on Programs and Classes, then click Tournaments.
*Lunch Includes: 2 slices of pizza, soda and homemade cookies.(Parents may purchase a meal as well.)
Rules: USCF rules apply; however, this is NOT a USCF rated tournament
USCF rating will be used first; otherwise ratings will be assigned, by age or by the tournament director.
Time control: game in 30 minutes per player / Last round will be 45min per game. Each child will play all rounds
*Depending on number of players-4 to 5 rounds will be played
Section 1-Unrated 0-7yrs.or if you have never played in a tournament before. Check in- is the same time as Section 2
Section 2- A-Rating 100-599
- Section 3- Rating 900 & Above
- If you do not know your rating choose don't know rating and one will be given to you at tournament
- Check in:
- 8:30am- 9:10 am
- Round 1: 9:15 am -10:15 am
- Round 2:10:20am - 11:20 am
- Round 3:11:25am -12:25pm
- Lunch- 12:30pm 12:55pm
- Round 4: 1;00pm-2:00pm
- Awards 2:15- 2:45 pm if a 5th round last round will play at 2:15 and awards will follow