BCCS Second Saturday Scholastic Tournaments



TOURNAMENT INFO

The cozy town of Niwot as seen off 119

The Grange on 2nd Avenue

The park near the Grange

Who: Scholastic Players

What: Chess Tournament

When: Every Second Saturday

Where: The Grange in Niwot

Why: For the love of chess!

    DATES:

  • AUGUST 12
  • SEPTEMBER 9
  • OCTOBER 14
  • NOVEMBER 11
  • DECEMBER 9
  • JANUARY 13

Tournament Details

Located at The Grange: 195 2nd Ave, Niwot, CO 80544

 

We will be offering two different tournaments on Saturday--a morning tournament and an evening tournament!  Free parents' section for morning and evening! Please select the one that fits your preferences.  If your chess player is up to it, he or she can even choose both!


Tournament Characteristics

Evening Tournament

Cancelled

 

REPLACEMENT:

4pm-6pm FREE BUGHOUSE COMPETITION.

 

 

 

 

 

Morning Tournament

  • For the more scholastic chess players
  • Free parents' section!
  • Players strongly encouraged to write down their moves on a scoresheet using chess notation.
  • G30 (This stands for "game in 30" and means each player has 30 minutes on his or her clock.  So, games will last a maximum of 60 minutes.)
  • 4 rounds total
  • Hyper-accelerated swiss pairings--This is a unique pairing system that tends to make each round as competitive as possible!
  • single section
  • All players play all rounds (unless you receive a bye if we have an odd number of players).
  • There will be prizes and trophies!
  • Our sponsors have provided a few small prizes available on a lottery basis.

Tournament Itinerary

Evening Tournament

Cancelled

Morning Tournament

  • REPLACEMENT:4pm-6pm FREE BUGHOUSE COMPETITION.

  • 7:45-8:15am Player Check In
  • 8:30-8:45am Player's Meeting
  • 8:45-9:45am Round 1, G30
  • 15 min break
  • 10:00-11:00am Round 2, G30
  • 15 min break
  • 11:15-12:15pm Round 3, G30
  • 15 min break
  • 12:30-1:30pm Round 4, G30
  • 1:45-2:00pm Awards Ceremony
  • 2:00-3:30pm Late Lunch

Spots are Limited!  Your position at the tournament will be reserved when PAYMENT and REGISTRATION have been received.