USCF Rated Scholastic Chess Tournaments & Lessons

Tournament Entries 10_21_2018 

The Blitzkidz LLC conducts scholastic chess tournaments for students interested in competitive chess. Out tournaments are conveniently held on Sundays in two convenient locations so that most students in the Houston/ Sugar Land area can participate . Our tournaments are always professionally run with a healthy dose of competition and enjoyment for all students . We have two separate sections for under 1200 and over 1200 rated players ( longer time control)

We also provide professional chess lessons right before our tournaments every time. These lessons are conducted by an expert coach and are suitable for players of all skill levels.  Lessons include game analysis of world famous games as well as an interactive component where the students can bring their challenging real-life chess games to discuss in the classroom.

Timings:

Advanced – Approximately USCF 1200+ Tournament: 1pm

Under 1200

Lesson 1-2 pm (Optional); Tournament 2 pm   

Fees

Tournament: $16 (PayPal); $20 (Cash)

Lesson: $10     

Energy Corridor Location                                                               Sugarland Location
Temple Sinai                                                                                               Sweetwater Christian Church
13875 Brimhurst Drive                                                                                 4141 Sweetwater Blvd
Houston, TX – 77077                                                                                  Sugarland,  TX 77479
Dates 2018:  August 19, Sept 23, Oct 21, Nov 25

Tournament Registration Form

(Note: You will be redirected to PayPal and get a receipt from PayPal as confirmation for the event.)

Full Name: *
Grade: *
School: *
USCF ID: *
Email: *
Phone No: *
Choose your event date:*
  • Energy Corridor Nov 25
  • Energy Corridor Nov 25
  • Sugarland
Choose your Option: *
Choose your Payment Method: *
Subtotal:
$0.00

Tournament Details

 Tournament will be in quad format; each quad will be grouped based on latest published ratings.

3 games; G25/5D for under 1200; G55/ 5D for Advanced section

  • No elimination; all players play 3 games each
  • Chess sets / clocks will be provided
  • Game Analysis by Expert Coaches in between rounds
  • Winner of each quad gets a Blitzkidz medal
  • Trophy is awarded when a player accumulates 3 medals and wins for the 4th time
  • Every new participant will receive a token participation prize.
  • In case of a tie- break, there will be a 5 minute blitz-off.
General Guidelines:
  • All participants must have a current USCF id . To get a new id or renew your id, please click here.
  • Event usually ends  between 4 – 5pm for under 1200, and 5-6 pm for over 1200 sections.
  • Please register online so that pairings can be made ahead of time
  • On-site registration is available but is not encouraged.
  • Please be on time so that the tournament starts as scheduled
  • If you are unable to attend the event, please inform us an hour before the start time for a full refund to be issued.
  • If you do not inform us of your absence, no refund will be issued.

Parents can drop of their children at their own discretion, we do have plenty of room for parents to sit and relax at the venue!

*Please note that while you may drop off your child, BlitzKidz as well as the venue staff are not responsible for the child’s safety.

Results of our tournaments will be updated on the USCF website within 2-3 business days

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