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Feb. 25th - South Carolina State Scholastic Championships
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 08:00am - 05:00pm
Contact E.C. Setser

Location: Charles Pinckney Elementary School, 3300 Thomas Cario Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
Requirements: Valid USCF membership ( & proof of South Carolina residency
Entry Fee: $20 before 2/19/16; $25 onsite (cash/check only onsite)

Registration: $25 onsite (cash/check only onsite). Check to be made payable to: SC Chess Association

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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.

Schedule: Late registration/check in 8-8:45 am; ALL PLAYERS MUST CHECK IN BY 8:45AM!
Rounds approximately 9:15am-3:30pm with lunch onsite; awards afterwards approximately 4:30-5:00pm.

Other: Lunch will be available for purchase onsite from Chick-Fil-A.
Chess items & ice cream will also be for sale. There will be no scheduled lunch break.

Awards: Medals will be given to first 300 registered participants!!
1st-10th place awards and top female award in each division**
Primary (K-3), Elementary (4th-5th grades), Middle (6th-8th grades), High (9th-12th grades):

1st place middle school wins bid to Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions
1st place high school wins bid to Denker Tournament of High School Champions
Top high school female wins bid to National Girls' Invitational Tournament
2nd place high school female wins bid to Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational

**Awards subject to change based on number of participants in each division.

Hotels: Marriott hotel(s) is offering a special group rate: Courtyard Charleston Mt. Pleasant for $134 USD per night
Book your group rate for the Scholastic Chess Tournament. Click here for online hotel reservations at the group rate.

Scholastic Chess Tournament
Start date: 2/24/17
End date: 2/26/17
Last day to book: 2/1/17

Location Pinckney Elementary
3300 Thomas Cario Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant