October 1-3, 2010
Hosted by
Central Catholic Elementary Chess Team
Sanctioned by Texas Chess Association
Under U.S. Chess Federation Rules and rating system

What: 5 round Swiss Style Tournament in 5 sections: K-1, Primary(K to 3), Elementary (K to 5/6), Middle School (6 to 8/9), High School (9 to 12).

Round 1: Saturday 9am Game/30 , Round 2: 10:30 Game/30, Round 3: 12: noon Game/45
Round 4: Sunday 9am (Game/45), Round 5: 11:30-(Game/60) followed by awards.

Who: Only Texas female residents or students enrolled in secondary or primary schools (including homeschools) in Texas. Per( TCA bylaws art.IX,Sec.1,R)

Additional: A Parent/ Daughter Team Tournament will be held Friday Night Oct. 1st at 6pm (4)round
Game/30 ss, Team Trophies to the top three teams, Medals to the next 3 teams.

All Girls Blitz Tournament will be held on Saturday Night Oct.2nd beginning at 6pm (5) rounds
Game/5 Trophies to the top 3 finishers and medals to the next 3.

Where: Central Catholic Elementary (Cafeteria) 1218 Comanche—Corpus Christi, TX. 78401

When: On-Site registration Friday, Oct. 1st, 2010 from 6:00 pm to 8pm.
(Onsite Registration Saturday Morning $21 and ½ point bye 1st round)

Entries: $16 Fee– Must be post-marked no later than Sept. 29th, 2010, or received before Oct. 1st, 2010 in order to be eligible for the $16 fee. Entries without payment will not be considered officially registered. For school groups contact: Cris Deleon (361) 883-3873 or e-mail coachcris@yahoo.com. e-mail entries will be accepted but not Official until payment has been received.

Requested Byes: One, ½ pt bye available if requested before round 2. Byes are irrevocable. All additional byes 0 points.

Refunds and Cancellations: No later than Thursday, September 30th, 2010. No substitutions allowed.

Equipment: bring your own clock if you have one—notation pads and pencils will not be provided

Prizes: Scholastic K thru 12 awards as follows: 1st thru 6th Trophies, Medals to next 10. Team Trophies to Top 3 Teams (a team score considers the top four scorers but can consist of two or more players).
Texas Tech University will award a scholarship to the top High School player.

October supplement will be used—no changes to ratings will be done—ratings for pairings will be taken from USCF supplements for September.

Hotel Accommodations :

Airport Holiday Inn ,(361) 289-5100, 5549 Leopard St. Corpus Christi, Tx. 78408
Shuttle service from airport, Pick-up and deliver to Tournament available upon Request.

Bayfront Inn Hotel, (361) 883-7271, 601 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, Tx. 78401. Pick-up and deliver to Tournament available upon request.

Omni Bayfront Hotel, (361) 880-6738, 900 N. Shoreline Blvd. Corpus Christi, Tx.78401. Airport Shuttle service available, pick-up and deliver to tournament available

Make checks payable to: Central Catholic Elementary
Mail registrations to:Central Catholic Elem., 1218 Comanche St., Corpus Christi, Tx. 78401
For questions call: Cris Deleon at (361) 883-3873 after, 6pm – cell phone (361)633-1572 or email: coachcris@yahoo.com

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