2020 San Francisco Scholastic Chess Championship Online
Annual, heritage event for KIDS going ONLINE
FREE event on chesskid.com
Come join us for this fun, free event! All games played online on chesskid.com in a safe environment. We want kids to be able to play, have fun, compete, make friends and keep the scholastic community together in the Bay Area through chess. There are both non-rated and online rated sections, so there are levels suitable for players of all skill levels.
If your child has never played online no worries, we can guide you through the process. Once your child has an account, they are eligible to particpate in not only this tournament, but in Mechanics' weekly scholastic tournaments as well.
REGISTRATION: via Google form
Once you fill out the form, you'll be sent more information about how to join the event. We'll create accounts for those who don't have one.
Registration deadline: Friday 8PM SHARP! No exceptions, no late registraitons.
Those who register by Thursday noon will be able to participate in a practice tournament on Thursday 4PM. This will ensure the the players will have no problem joining the tournament on Saturday.
Sections & Time control:
|Section||USCF Online Rated||Time control||# of Rounds||Start Time|
|Kindergarten - Grade 2||No||G/15+5||5||11AM|
|Grade 3 - Grade 5||No||G/15+5||5||11AM|
|Grade 6 - Grade 12||No||G/15+5||5||11AM|
|Kindergarten - Grade 12
USCF Online rated - only affecting USCF online rapid rating, NOT the regular rating. Current USCF membership is needed.
Trophies to Top 6 players in each section.
Trophies will be available for pickup at the club after Mechanics' Institute reopens. Trophies cannot be delivered or mailed.
USCF membership required for the USCF online rated sections.
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, play with their friends, and participate in online tournaments.
Organziers: Senior TD, FA Abel Talamantez, and Senior TD, FA Dr. Judit Sztaray