1st Annual Susan Polgar National Open Championships for Girls (under 21) Posted by Picasa

January 27-29, 2006

Corpus Christi, Texas

Format: 6 Rounds – Swiss System
4 Sections: K-2, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th, Open section (for girls u21 as of 1-27-06)

Time control: G/45 or G/40 with 5 seconds delay

Prizes: Trophies to top 20 individuals and top 4 teams in each section. Special medals to 21st – 30th place individuals and 5th – 7th teams. 3 or more from the same school and section or same chess club and section (top 3 scores added to give team final standings). Every player receives a special hand signed certificate from Susan Polgar.

Addition Prizes: A computer system to 1st individual each section!! $100 in prizes to 2nd individual each section! $50 in prizes to 3rd individual each section! $25 in prizes to 4th individual each section! $20 in prizes to 5th individual each section!

All players with 6-0 score will also receive a digital chess clock!!

Prizes for Blitz / Puzzle Solving Championships: Trophies to top 5 players in each section. Special medals to 6th – 20th place. Blitz and Puzzle Solving Championships will be only 1 section but trophies to separate categories. Lots of other prizes in addition to trophies and medals!


§ Friday, January 27:
3:30 PM Lecture for players/parents/coaches by Susan
5:00 PM Puzzle Solving Championships
6:15 PM Tandem Simul (Maximum 70 players)

§ Saturday, January 28:
10:00 AM Opening Ceremony
Rounds: 11:00 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM
7 PM Blitz Championships (G/5 – 7 SS)

§ Sunday, January 29:
Rounds: 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:30 PM
4:00 PM Closing Ceremony

Entry Fees: $29 if received by December 1, 2005; $39 if received by January 1; $49 if received by January 15; $59 on site – On site registration: 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM Friday and up to 9:30 AM on Saturday.

Blitz EF: $10 – Puzzle Solving EF: $10 – Simul: $15 Special $25 entry fees for all 3 events (Blitz, Puzzle and Simul)

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