Dec. 5, 2019
Congratulations to the players who participated in the recent tournaments. We earned some team and individual awards, so we are once again off to a good start in our season. As we close down 2019 and look ahead to 2020, there are some important announcements 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 Taft High School
6530 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60631
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-1, Novice 2-3, Novice 4-5, Novice 6-8, Intermediate, 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 novice sections, top team in Intermediate and Advanced. Team score calculated by top four scores in novice sections, top three scores in advanced.
Please complete the attached permission slip by Thu. Dec. 12 if your child is planning to participate.
Chess Club Practice Preference
Which two practice times will work best for your child beginning in January 2020:
Student Name_____________________________________________ Grade/Room #____________
_______ Mon. and Tue. afternoons
_______ Mon. afternoon and Tue. morning (7:15-8:15am)
_______ Mon. afternoon and Thu. morning
_______ Tue. afternoon and Thu. morning
Parent signature___________________________________________ Date__________