2018 American Stars Scholastic Championship
March 18, 2018 @ Atrium Hotel
18700 MacArthur Blvd. Irvine, CA. 92612 949-833-2770
There are 6 sections in this tournament, one for every possible skill level. Non-Rated K/6 Capture The King sections do not require any membership, do not use clocks, nor keep chess notation. The rated sections are Under 500 & UNR, Under 800, Under 1100, Under 1400, and Open. Here is a breakdown of all the sections as well as the round times.
Non-Rated/Capture The King Section
This is a K-6 section with trophies to top 6 finishers and top 2 clubs. A club must have two players in that section to qualify for a club trophy. Rounds: 9am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, and 2:30pm. This is a total of 10 games for each player. Neither clocks nor keeping score are necessary.
USCF Rated U500 and U800 Sections
These are USCF rated tournaments. They are all 5 rounds using the Swiss System. Trophies go to the top 6 finishers as well as the top 2 clubs. The round times for these players are 9:30am, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, and 2:30pm. The time control for all games is G/30 with a 5 second delay.
USCF Rated U1100, 1400, and Open Sections
These are USCF rated tournaments. These sections are 5 rounds total. We will be using the Swiss System. Trophies go to the top 6 finishers as well as the top 2 clubs. The round times for the Under 1100 section are 9am,, 10:45am, 12:45pm, 2:30pm, and 4:15. The time control is G/45 with a 5 second delay. The Under 1400 and Open round times are 9am, 11am, 1:15pm, 3:15pm, and 5:15pm. The time control for these sections is G/55 with a 5 second delay.
The Non-Rated K/6, USCF Rated U500 and U800 sections are $35 before March 10th. On March 10th or after, the entry fee is $40. The USCF Rated U1100, U1400, and Open sections are $40 before March 10th. On March 10th or after, the entry fee is $50.
Online here below or by downloading the flyer and mailing it to Hanley Chess Academy, 9050 Candlestick Lane, Cypress, CA. 90630.
Refunds requested before March 10th will be processed with a $10 processing fee. Refunds requested from 3/11/18-3/17/18 will be processed with a $15 processing fee. No refunds on March 18, 2018.
USCF Rated U1100, U1400, and Open Sections