OleChess Summer Tournament
July 25, 2015
This chess tournament is OPEN to non-camper and campers alike! The tournament is great for area players, or for players who will be in the a day early. It is a one-day USCF event with prizes, but offering a reduced entry fee no-prize option for campers who are arriving during the day. The event qualifies for the Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!
The tournament is 4 rounds, with a time control of G/61 with 5 second delay.
Location: St. Olaf College, Buntrock Commons, Black and Gold Ballroom, 1520 St. Olaf Ave., Northfield, MN 55057
Registration/Check-in: 9 – 9:45 a.m.
Rounds: 10:00 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:45 p.m. Round times for rounds 3 and/or 4 may be advanced if results permit.
Entry fee: Standard Entry Fee (eligible for prizes): $25 by July 18th, $40 on site (cash only). 1 bye available for any round except round 4. Non-prize-eligible entry fee (available to OleChess Camp participants only): $2/game by July 18th, $5/game on site; director will award points for unplayed games in a way to create reasonable pairings.
$1000 prizes based on 42 standard entries, minimum 2/class: $250-$150-$110-$70
Class X, A, B, C, D, E /Below/Unrated: $70
Trophies to top 3 school teams, top 3 scores from same school either this past school year or upcoming school year.
To register: on-line form.
Advanced entries include National Master Ken Wallach and FIDE Master Kevin Bachler. Track all advanced entries here.
Tournament fee is non-refundable after July 14.
Many restaurants are available within a 5 minute drive.
No smoking. No computers. The site is wheelchair accessible.
For more information: OleChess, firstname.lastname@example.org, 507-786-3031
To become a USCF member, click here