Jan. 9, 2020
I hope everyone had a wonderful winter break! Let’s get ready for a successful 2020 for the Bateman Chess Team! Here are some updates as we look ahead:
Mr. Geisler [Member: U.S. Chess Federation, Illinois Chess Association (Youth Committee), Chicago Chess Foundation (Board member)]
Here are the details about the upcoming CCF tournament:
January 18th at Rickover Naval Academy*
*New address: 5700 W Berteau Ave, Chicago, IL 60634
Schedule: Registration 8:30 - 9:15a.m. -All players must check-in at the tournament site by 9:15!
Tournament 10:00a.m. - 3:15p.m. -Late arrivals will not be paired in the first round.
Trophy Presentation 4:00p.m. (estimated)
5 Sections: Novice K-1 (Pawns), Novice 2-3 (Knights), Novice 4-5 (Bishops), Novice 6-8 (Rooks), Intermediate, Advanced
Unrated, no entry fee; Swiss-style, 5 rounds (est.), USCF standard tie-breaks
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.
Behavior: Remember that you are representing yourself and your school. You are expected to follow the Blaze Ways and our Core Values wherever you go.