Saturday, July 11, 2020
USCF Online Rated Scholastic Tournaments
for K - Grade 12 scholastic players
First time playing in our tournaments?
All players MUST be a part of Mechanics' Chess on chesskid.com.
Please scroll down for step-by-step instructions on how to join us! If you still have problems, please email or message us and we'll help you!
Chesskid.com is a safe, secure and fun platform for kids to learn and play chess, and participate in a wide variety of activities, including listening to lectures, doing puzzles, playing with their friends, and participating in online tournaments.
List of registered players for 7/5 -as of 7/4 3:00PM
|First||Last||USCF ID||Rating||ChessKid account|
Eligibility - Players must have:
- current US Chess Federation membership
- chesskid.com account that is part of Mechanics' Chess Group (free account is perfectly sufficient) -- Don't have one yet? Easy to make, just follow the instructions below.
- 5 rounds of G/15+2: rounds are done consecutively after every game is finished in the previous rounds. - more details on tournament details here.
- paired based on swiss tournament rules: pairing done via automatic by chesskid.com based on the players' online chesskid.com rapid rating.
- games will be US Chess Online quick rated - tournament will be submitted 5-7 days after the tournament to allow all games to be screened for fair play.
Prizes - Trophies or Medals:
Top 5 overall player
Top 3 under800*
Top 3 under400*
* based on USCF regular (OTB) rating
Players have a choice:
- choose to receive a medal & get it soon via mail: we mail the medals immediately after the tournament result is finalized (after fair play screening come back)
- choose to receive a trophy & pick up at Mechanics' Institute after the building/chess room reopens: we unfortunately have no firm date when this will happen.
Mechanics' Institute Chess Club staff will be in touch with all winners to get information about their choice.
US Chess online rated tournament - most USCF rules and consequences apply.
Players should not use any outside assistance: not have other browsers open and not be talking to other people during their games
Parents are strongly encouraged to monitor their kids' activity during the tournament to ensure fair play.
All games will be carefully reviewed by chesskid.com and Mechanics' Institute Chess club staff during and after the event.
Players found or believed to be violating fair play are not eligible for a prize and their account will be removed from Mechanics' group.
Players who are confirmed to be using outside assistance will be reported to US Chess and restricted from future Mechanics' online and over-the-board events.
Parents - Please help us educate your child that IT'S SIMPLY NOT WORTH THE RISK!
For some helpful links regarding fair play, please check these out:
$20 - register and pay through jumbula - link here or below
Registration deadline: Sunday 12PM - this is needed to allow time to make sure the chesskid.com account is set up correctly.
Event capacity: 30 players.
What are the time controls mean?
Time controls are telling you how much time you have for each game.
G15+2 for example: Game in 15 minutes with 2 second increment. This means you get 15 minutes, your opponent gets 15 minutes and with each move every player gets 2 second added to the clock. So one game can last up to 30-34 minutes.
How many games/rounds?
The 5SS before the time control means how many rounds, i.e. how many games can a player play in the tournament. The tournaments are never elimination, so win or lose you can stay in the tournament.
Late joins: if you joining late, you'll get zero(0) points for each missed rounds.
Withdrawal: you can always leave a tournament if you wish. Once you leave the tournament, you can't rejoin unfortunately, so make sure you decide accordingly.
Sections: currently we don't have sections to separate players according to their rating. We tried it but it wasn't efficient for many of the players, and most of you gave us the feedback they prefer tournaments where all players can play together.
Start time: we decided to start at 3PM so players can finish their tournament before dinner-time.
Pre-requested byes: online tournament run on chesskid.com can't have pre-requested byes. Full point byes are assigned when there are odd number of players in a tournament.
Mechanics' Institute Chess Club on chesskid.com:
How to join our group & club?
If you are new: click on this link: https://www.chesskid.com/register/kid/group/QCJJNH
If you already have an account: registration key: QCJJNH
- Have the Kid log in to his own account & click the grey Settings icon. **They’ll need to log in from a browser for access to this page.**
- Click “Do you have a Group Registration Key”
- Enter the 6 digit Registration Key & click Save. The kid will be added to your Group.
If you already have an account - and you don't have a place to put the registration - need to make Mechanics' as secondary guardian
- From your Parent account Home screen:
- Click the "Kids" tab.
- Select the "Edit Kid" option from the menu next to the kid account to which you'd like to add a guardian.
- Click the "Edit Guardianship" option on the right side of the screen.
- Enter 'firstname.lastname@example.org' & select "Add Guardian." This adds them as an additional Guardian; you remain the Primary Guardian of the account.
Final results of tournament on 6/14:
|#||Name||ID||Rating||Rd 1||Rd 2||Rd 3||Rd 4||Rd 5||Total||Prize|
|1||Adithya Chitta||16695036||749||W13||D7||W8||W3||W4||4.5||1st Place|
|2||Rishi Chowdhury||16004660||1089||W10||L3||W14||W12||W8||4.0||2nd Place|
|3||Austin Li||16606238||1204||W11||W2||D4||L1||W10||3.5||3rd Place|
|4||Adrien Cheng||16318903||1294||W14||W5||D3||W10||L1||3.5||4th Place|
|5||Patrick Fang||16536775||595||W6||L4||W11||W7||U---||3.0||5th Place|
|6||Ivan Zhou||17352346||unr.||L5||L11||W9||W14||W12||3.0||1st Place u800|
|7||Willia Fitzgerald||17048414||537||W16||D1||L10||L5||W11||2.5||2nd Place u800|
|9||Ethan El Calaguas||17081120||501||H---||L10||L6||B---||W14||2.5||3rd Place u800|
|11||Kyle C Ku||16123563||841||L3||W6||L5||W15||L7||2.0|
|13||Tyler Walsh||17351055||unr.||L1||W16||L12||L8||W15||2.0||1st Place u400|
|15||Massimo Briem||17352640||unr.||L12||L14||B---||L11||L13||1.0||2nd Place u400|
Final results of tournament on 6/28:
|#||Name||ID||Rating||Rd 1||Rd 2||Rd 3||Rd 4||Rd 5||Total||Prize|
|1||Austin Li||16606238||1204||W17||W4||W6||H---||W8||4.5||1st Place|
|2||Daniel Tua Videna||17066495||802||W18||W7||W11||W5||H---||4.5||2nd Place|
|3||Kai Spada||16565154||933||W25||W12||H---||W7||W9||4.5||3rd Place|
|4||Anvi Penagalapati||16315087||1243||W19||L1||W17||W16||W6||4.0||4th Place|
|5||Adrien Cheng||16318903||1294||W24||H---||W9||L2||W14||3.5||5th Place|
|7||Advaith Si Prabhu||16419560||325||W16||L2||W13||L3||W15||3.0||1st Place u800|
|8||Adithya Chitta||16695036||749||W13||L11||W24||W10||L1||3.0||2nd Place u800|
|10||Willia Fitzgerald||17048414||537||L23||W20||W22||L8||W16||3.0||3rd Place u800|
|13||Tansen Mehta||17203773||151||L8||W26||L7||W21||W24||3.0||1st Place u400|
|14||Om Gaddam||17355551||unr.||W26||L6||W23||W24||L5||3.0||2nd Place u400|
|15||Dani Rivera Villa||17345287||unr.||H---||L24||W26||W23||L7||2.5||3rd Place u400|
|22||Nicholas E Lockey||17337031||unr.||L6||W28||L10||L17||D21||1.5|
|23||Ethan El Calaguas||17081120||501||W10||L9||L14||L15||L18||1.0|
|24||Kyle C Ku||16123563||841||L5||W15||L8||L14||L13||1.0|
|25||Ian K Chow||17070162||511||L3||W21||L12||L19||L20||1.0|
|27||Joshua Nathan Lee||16801938||1077||L11||U---||U---||U---||U---||0.0|
Tentative results for 7/5
|#||Name||ID||Rating||Rd 1||Rd 2||Rd 3||Rd 4||Rd 5||Total||T-Sonneborn||Prize|
|1||Joshua Nathan Lee||16801938||1077||W10||W8||W11||W2||W5||5.0||14.5||1st Place|
|2||Adrien Cheng||16318903||1294||W14||W7||W12||L1||W8||4.0||10||2nd Place|
|3||Om Gaddam||17355551||unr.||W5||L11||W17||W12||W6||4.0||9||3rd Place|
|4||Kai Spada||16565154||933||W20||L12||D10||W14||W11||3.5||5.75||4th Place|
|5||Austin Li||16606238||1204||L3||W15||W6||W7||L1||3.0||8||5th Place|
|6||Adithya Chitta||16695036||749||W9||W19||L5||W11||L3||3.0||6||1st Place u800|
|9||Dani Rivera Villa||17345287||unr.||L6||L10||W18||W20||W13||3.0||3.5||1st Place u400|
|10||Jake Chi Hang Li||17144246||866||L1||W9||D4||W19||L7||2.5||5.75|
|11||Willia Fitzgerald||17048414||537||W13||W3||L1||L6||L4||2.0||6||2nd Place u800|
|12||Rohan Chopra||17207844||503||W17||W4||L2||L3||L14||2.0||4.5||3rd Place u800|
|13||Nolan Brenner||unr.||L11||W16||W15||L8||L9||2.0||3.5||2nd Place u400|
|14||Zi Zheng Ng||16466872||539||L2||W18||L8||L4||W12||2.0||3|
|15||Deven Chopra||17207838||298||U---||L5||L13||W16||W19||2.0||2.5||3rd Place u400|
|20||Kyle C Ku||16123563||841||L4||L17||D16||L9||L18||0.5||0.75|
Results on chesskid.com
- 6/14 on chesskid.com: https://www.chesskid.com/tournament/mechanics-uscf-online-rated-g15-37593/results
- 6/28 on chesskid.com: https://www.chesskid.com/tournament/mechanics-online-rated-g152-40904/results -- please note that player #1 was removed from Final standings due to fair play violation.
- 7/5 on chesskid.com: https://www.chesskid.com/tournament/mechanics-uscf-online-rated-g152-41871/results