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Feb. 28th - South Carolina State Scholastic Championships
Saturday, February 28, 2015, 08:00am - 05:00pm
Contact DAVID Y. CAUSEY, 741 DRAGOON DR., MT. PLEASANT, SC 29464

 

Location: Charles Pinckney Elementary School, 3300 Thomas Cario Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
Requirements: Valid USCF membership (www.uschess.org) & proof of South Carolina residency
Entry Fee: $20 before 2/14/15; $25 onsite (cash/check only onsite)
Registration: Click here to download and print fllyer with registration form.

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Divisions: Primary (K-3rd); Elementary (4th-5th); Middle (6th-8th); High (9th-12th)
Players may play above current grade level, but may not play below current grade level.


Games: Participants will play 5 rounds G30(d5); Middle & High divisions rd4&rd5 will be G45(d5).


Other: Lunch will be available for purchase onsite from Chick-Fil-A.
Chess items & bakery goods will also be available for purchase to support local chess clubs.

Note: **If you have your own chess clock, please bring it with you to the tournament!

Awards: First 300 registered will receive medals; Top 2 teams in each division & division trophies*
*trophies subject to change based on number of participants in each division
Primary (K-3): 1st-5th trophies; trophy to top scoring K,1st,&2nd grader; top female award
Elementary (4th-5th grades): 1st-10th place trophies; top female award
Middle (6th-8th grades): 1st-5th place trophies; top female award
1st place middle school wins bid to Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions
High (9th-12th grades): 1st-5th place trophies; top female award
1st place high school wins bid to Denker Tournament of High School Champions
Top female wins bid to National Girls’ Invitational Tournament; Runner up:Polgar Girls’ Invitational


Schedule: 8:00-8:45 Final Registration & Check in
Players not checked in by 8:45 will NOT be paired for the first round- NO EXCEPTIONS!
*Rounds will be approximately 9:15a.m.-3:30 p.m. with lunch onsite and awards approximately 4:30-5:00.

 

Hotel Rooms: The hotels listed below offer discounts for this event.
Hampton Inn and suites Mt. Pleasant / Isle of Palms Tel: 843-416 3107

Holiday Inn Charleston Mt. Pleasant  Tel: 843- 884 6000
Quality Inn & Suits Patriots Point Tel: 843-856-8817
Holiday Inn Express & suits Tel: 843-375 2600

Hampton Inn offers rooms at $119 and above; others at at $129 and above depending on size. For reservation, phone in and reference: SC STATE SCHOLASTIC CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP. All rates in affect until 30 days before the tournament (28 January 2015). Limited availability. Reserve now!

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

Courtyard Charleston Mt. Pleasant  for 139 USD  per night.

Residence Inn Charleston Mt. Pleasant  for 154 USD  - 244 USD per night. 

 

MAIL REGISTRATION FORM (one per player) & CHECK MADE PAYABLE TO SC CHESS ASSOCIATION TO :
DAVID Y. CAUSEY, 741 DRAGOON DR., MT. PLEASANT, SC 29464
$20 IF RECEIVED BY 2/14/15; $25 onsite (cash/check only onsite)
For more information: www.scchess.org

Location Charles Pinckney Elementary School
3300 Thomas Cario Blvd
Mt. Pleasant
South Carolina (SC)
29466
United States
Thank you