Bateman Chess Club & All-Stars Newsletter
Nov. 20, 2018
Congratulations to the players who participated in their first tournament last weekend at Brooks High School. Two of our teams got 2nd place, and we had four individuals earn trophies! Please see several important updates below and on the back of this letter:
Thank you for involving your child in this program. If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or (773)534-5055.
Member: U.S. Chess Federation, Illinois Chess Association (Youth Committee), Chicago Chess Foundation (Board member)
CCF at Rickover Naval Academy (connected to Senn High School)
5900 N. Glenwood (1400 West), just south of Thorndale
Entrance/Parking: We'll be using Door 10 on the west side of the building, facing Ridge Ave. and the athletic fields. We have use of the small parking lot adjacent to the entrance at Door 10. The entrance to the lot is off of Thorndale, on the north side of the school. Thorndale is a one-way street headed west, so you will need to approach the school from the east on Thorndale to enter the lot. There should also be some street parking available.
Schedule: Sign-in 8:30 - 9:30am -All players must check-in at the tournament site by 9:30!
Tournament 10:00am - 3:15pm -Late arrivals will not be paired in the first round.
Trophy Presentation 3:30 (est.)
5 Sections: Novice K-2, Novice 3-4, Novice 5-6, Novice 7-8, Advanced
Non-rated, no entry fee, sets provided, Swiss-style, 5 rounds, USCF standard tiebreaks
G/20 + 5 sec. increment in Advanced section when clocks are available
Advanced players please bring clocks if possible; Notation required in the Advanced section
Awards: Individual trophies to the top 7 in all sections. Team trophies to the top two teams in all sections. Team score calculated by top four scores in novice sections, top three scores in advanced.
Please complete the attached permission slip by Tue. Nov. 27 if your child is planning to participate.
Download Chicago Latino Chess Championship Flyer
Download Black (& White) Friday Scholastic Flyer
Download Annual Sevan Memorial Tournament Flyer
Download Permission Slip CC_AS_3