Student chess player in the house? Don’t miss the chance to sign up for the West Seattle Chess Tournament, just announced for February 23rd at Schmitz Park Elementary, presented by the Chess Mates Foundation. Full details and registration link ahead:
Format: K, 1-4, 5-8, 5-round Swiss. NWSRS rated, state qualifier.
Entry Fee: $14/player for Chess Mates schools; $20/player general. Add $5 late fee after 2/15/2013. Scholarships available for students qualifying for free/reduced lunch, coaches apply by e-mail.
Registration: Advance registration only, no day of tournament registration. The tournament is limited to 200 players; Chess Mates schools have 100 priority spots. Each school has a limit of 16 players.
Register online at www.chessplayer.com/SignUp.php Register by mail with the 2013 Registration Form.
Contact: For registration info: Georgi Orlov (206) 387-1253 / email@example.com or for tournament info: Jeremy Higgins (206) 933-9966 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Awards: Team (top 4), individual, and grade trophies. First Round: 10:15 a.m. Pairings are posted at 10 a.m.