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1st Annual Winter Scholastic Chess Championship

Saturday, December 7, 2019

1st Annual Winter Scholastic Chess Championship

hosted and sponsored by Hamilton School
organized by Mechanics' Institute Chess Club


Location: Hamilton School Gym - 5530 Nave Dr, Novato, CA 94949
               Very convenient location, off of 101, Safeway and other grocery stories are within short drive.

Date: Saturday, Dec 7th
Time: Onsite registration: 9AM-9:30AM
First round starts at 10AM.
Round times: 10AM, 11:30AM, lunch break, 1PM, 2:15PM, 3:30PM
Tournament ends with a trophy ceremony around 4:30PM.

Format: 5 round, G/30;d5 (Game in 30 minutes, wiht 5 second delay at each move, i.e. one game can last up to one hour.)

Sections: 3 section based on rating and age!

  • nonrated section - Grade K-3, no USCF memership required
  • nonrated section - Grade 3-8, no USCF membership required
  • USCF rated section - for all players with a USCF rating, or who would like to get one - USCF membership required!

Entry Fee: $20 for all players NOT enrolled in Hamilton schoool. Hamilton school students - FREE, but they MUST check in by 9:30AM at the regsitration desk!


Top 10 trophies in each sections.
Trophies with winning record. Medals to all others.

Hamilton School, 5530 Nave Dr, Novato, CA 94949