2009 Missouri Grade State Championship
October 24th, 2009
Sponsored by the Kansas City Scholastic Chess Association
Directions: For driving directions, local hotels, parking lot and food locations, please visit the university website at http://www.missouri.edu. Click on the visitors tab. Parking is free on the weekends.
Sections: 13 Sections – Each Grade Level is a Section. Players only play against players from the same grade. A Missouri State Individual and Team Champion for each grade will be crowned!
Onsite Registration: 8:00AM – 9:00 AM Check-in from 9AM-9:30. Please be at the site by 9:30
Rounds and Time Control: Grades K-6 will be five rounds Game 20. Grades 7-12 will be five rounds G30. No Time Delay.
Round Times: 1st Round - 10AM.
Free Parking: University Avenue Garage is the best place for everyone to park.
The garage is located on University Avenue between Hitt Street and College Avenue. There is no charge for weekend parking.
Team Rooms Available: Please contact Ken Fee 816-835-7529 to reserve. Prices are $150-$200.
Award Ceremony: Approximately 3:30PM. The K-6 award ceremony will start as soon as the K-6 section is finished.
$20.00 per player registered online by October 1st, 2009
$25.00 per player registered online by October 19th, 2009
$30.00 (On Site.) Make checks out to Kenneth Fee.
If you pre-register, you DO NOT have to be at the site until 9:00-9:30 for check-in and for pairings. All players who pre-register will be PAIRED for round one.
Ratings: The tournament is NOT USCF rated. However, USCF ratings will be used for pairing purposes. Go to www.uschess.org for membership and rating information! If you do not have an USCF or Local Rating, we will assign you a rating based on your grade: 5th grade 500, 8th Grade 800 etc.
Tournament Director: Kenneth Fee 8th year running the K12!
Entries: Send to Kenneth Fee 1537 Baker St. Liberty, MO 64068
Plaques and Medals: First place plaques for the Missouri State Champion in each of the thirteen grade levels will be awarded. Medals will be awarded to 2nd –10th place in each of the thirteen grade levels. Every player receives a participation ribbon! First Place Team Plaques for each grade (three players per team with a two player minimum). Players and teams tied for first place will be considered Missouri State Co-Champions. Out-of-State Players are welcome and play for book prizes.
Equipment: Sets will be provided! Please bring clocks. Books and equipment will be available on site for purchase.
Early-Bird Registration $20 online by October 1st, 2009 ___ Early Registration - $25 online by October 19th, 2009
___ Onsite $30
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