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Aristoi Chess Tournament 

May 18, 2024

A K-12 Chess Tournament open to all scholastic players.

Location: Aristoi Classical Academy

5610-A Morton Rd, Katy, TX 77493

Click Here for the Official Player Roster.
 

Registration Closed. The official player roster is now grouped by preliminary sections. These sections are tentative and may change.

Tournament Information:

♟ Eligibility: Open to all K-12 students.
Entry Fee: $30 through May 12; $40 thereafter. Registration closes on May 16 at midnight.
USCF Membership Required: A USCF membership is necessary to participate. A discounted membership can be purchased through the provided link.
Format: 5-round Swiss System, Game/25 with a 5-second delay, and USCF rated.
Sections: The tournament will be limited to 30 players per section, with sections divided by grade and USCF rating.
Team Awards: School awards will be based on the combined scores of the top 4 players from each team.

Schedule:

♟ First round begins as close to 9:00 AM as possible. Participants are advised to arrive early.
♟ Lunch will be provided around 11:30 AM, following the completion of round 2.
♟ The final round starts around 3:00 PM, with the award ceremony concluding by approximately 5:00 PM.

Registration and Membership:

Online Registration: For expedited processing and magazine options use this link.
Discounted USCF Membership: Purchase for $10 at this link. Please join ASAP as processing takes a few days.
♟ After receiving your USCF membership number via email, forward it to John Hendrick at john@foundationchess.org.

Additional Information:

♟ Participants can play up to 5 rounds (non-elimination format). Competitors are expected to be familiar with the rules.
♟ Chess boards and pieces are provided by the event organizers. Players should bring their own chess clocks and notation sheets, if available.
♟ Parental Access: Parents or guardians are not permitted in the playing area once rounds have started but may escort their children to the playing area and take photos before rounds begin.

Helpful Links:

Tournament Rules and Expectations
USCF New Member Registration
Contact: John Hendrick at john@foundationchess.org or 832-893-0138
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We look forward to seeing you at the Aristoi Chess Tournament!

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