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1st Annual Chess Girls Rook!
September 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm$25
Chess Girls Rook!
Female Empowerment Tournament
Saturday, September 17
Sutton Middle School – 6th Grade Academy
4360 Powers Ferry Rd, Atlanta, GA 30327
Open to any player grade 12 and below – 100 player cap.
Round Times: 10:30; 12:15; 2:00; 3:30
3 Sections: USCF membership required: Under 600, 600 – 999 and Premier for players rated 1000 and above. Players may play up one section if ever within 100 points of the section. New and unrated players wishing to get a rating should play in the Under 600 section. Boards will be provided – clock are optional.
Entry Fee: $25 Advance entry only. Payments should be received by 11:59PM Wednesday, September 14. Limit of one ½ point bye available in any round and must be requested at registration. No changes after 9PM Sept. 16.
Register online at: Chess Girls Rook! *No onsite registration available* Current USCF ID#/Exp. date required to be paired for Rd. 1. To withdraw, send an email to Suttonmschess@gmail.com by 9PM Sept 16th for refund. There will be a $5 processing fee.
Trophies to top player of each section. One team trophy, will be awarded to the school with the most points based on 5 players combined, in the 3 rated sections. Points are earned by 1 for each point in the Under 600 Section, 1.5 points for each point in the 600 – 999 Section and 2 points for each point in the Premier Section. Teams must have at least 5 players to be eligible for a Team Trophy.
The Premier Section: 1st place $50 in addition to trophy.
Information: Suttonmschess@gmail.com or call Vernetta Head 404-754-7191.
Concessions will be available: Cheese pizza, hot dogs, chips, sweets and beverages.
** This is our home and we would appreciate your assistance in keeping it clean. As such, this will be a Leave No Trace Event. In a nutshell, that means at the end of the event we should never know that a tournament was held. Please monitor your space and dispose of trash and clean up spills.
**Be a good steward of the environment. Carpool/rideshare where possible.