Thursday, October 20, 2011

Scholastic Chess Tournament – Over/Under 800 Sunday, October 23 @ 12-5 pm

Rated USCF Chess Tournament – Scholastic Grades K-12 Only PLEASE RSVP IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND

Tampa Chess Centre at Busch Commercial Plaza, 5035 E. Busch Blvd, Suite 10, Tampa, FL 33617

Entry fee is only $20 if registered three days in advance. $25 on-site (pre-register and save $5).

USCF membership required. You may join on-site. Please bring your own clocks and sets if you have them.

2 Sections by USCF rating: 1. Over 800; 2. Under 800 (includes Unrated)
Time control: GAME 30 minutes for each player, four round Swiss System - no elimination

Registration starts at noon; First round begins (times approximate): 1 pm; R2 2 pm; R3 3 pm; R4 4 pm

Prize money: $200 based on 20 entries per section. Prizes for each section: 1st $100, 2nd $60, 3rd $40

Future Dates: November 13; December 18; January 29; February 26; March 11; April 15; May 13

We have a new feature for our splendid chess parents and siblings while you are waiting for your child’s games to be completed. Vendors will be present outside our tournament area to showcase their products and services for your browsing, including consultation with a Physical Therapist for pain, sports safety, and ergonomics, Massage therapists with chair massage, an Acupuncturist and cold laser treatment, behavioral health/psychological treatment for smoking cessation, Mary Kay makeup, Avon, jewelry & accessories, sports drinks, website services & development, publishers of children's books, etc. They will not impose if you prefer not to receive services. Parents can also schedule ahead of time for Massage Therapy or Acupuncture. The discounted rate for Chess families is $50/hour, $70/1.5 hour for full body massage. Please schedule ahead of time to reserve your space. Any families with your own business, who are interested in having a table, please contact Ginger at for more information or call 813-631-7790. Thank you.

Tampa Chess Centre Club & Classes by Hoffer’s Chess Academy
Official Affiliate of the United States Chess Federation
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Thursday Nights 6:30-8:30 PM @ Tampa Chess Centre
Busch Commercial Plaza, 5035 E. Busch Blvd., Suite 10, Tampa, Florida 33617 - (813) 526-2257 –

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