9th “Get Smart! Play Chess!” Winter Scholastic Chess Championship
Saturday, December 3, 2011

A 4 Round Swiss System Tournament (Game/30)
Event Site: Science Spectrum, 2579 S. Loop 289 Lubbock, TX
Contact Info: 806-742-7742 E-mail: Spice@ttu.edu

Description of Event: Individual and Team Scholastic Championship with rated and unrated sections.

Games are played in six sections: Primary (K-2), Elementary (K-5), Middle School (K-8), High School (K-12) (no USCF membership required) and two Rated “Championship” sections K-5 and K-12. There is a total of 30 minutes maximum per player per game.

On-site registration and check in 8:30am-10:00am. All players must check in by 10:15am. Later arrival will receive a ½ point bye for the first round.

Round schedule: 10:30am -11:45am-1:15pm and 2:30pm. UIL Invitational Puzzle-Solving at 9:30am.

Entry Fees: $10 received by 11/23; $15 received by 12/2, or on site $20. No USCF membership required except in the Rated “Championship” sections. Membership can be obtained at www.uschess.org or onsite on 12/3 until 10am. The advance entry for the UIL Puzzle Solving is $5, onsite $10.

Entry fee includes access to the museum OR one free IMAX movie. (For accompanying person there is an optional discounted entry ($4.50) to the museum or to the IMAX theatre. The discounted combined ticket is $7.)

Prizes: Trophies for top 3 finishers in each section. Trophies to top 3 school teams in each section.

Special valuable chess prizes to the top overall finisher in each section sponsored by the Susan Polgar Foundation! Team prizes are based on the top 3 individual scores from the same school within the same section. Also special trophy for top Sibling, top Parent/Child and top Coach/Student teams. Prize giving ceremony will be held shortly after the end of the last game which is around 3:45pm.

Chess boards and sets will be provided. Bring a chess clock if you have one.

Please register and send Entry Blank and Fees to TTU-SPICE send to: SPICE Box 45080 Lubbock, TX 79409-5080. Additional information on www.spice.ttu.edu


Entry Form 12-3-11: Please PRINT all information and make check/money order to TTU-SPICE.

Name: _______________________ Phone: (_____) __________School_____________
Address: __________________________ City/State: _____________ Zip:__________
Email: __________________________ DOB: _____________Section______________
USCF Rating (if any) _____USCF ID#:_______ Amount Enclosed (No cash, please) $______
Sibling Team____Parent/Child Team___ Student/Coach Team___ Bye request R1 R2 R3 R4

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