Thursday, January 21, 2010

Wisconsin All Girls State Championships

Once again the Wisconsin Scholastic Chess Federation is holding an all girls state scholastic championship. Here are the details!
Wisconsin Scholastic Chess Federation’s Fifth Annual All-Girls Scholastic Chess Tournament Saturday April 10, 2010 Sponsored by Acuity Insurance
Location: Acuity Insurance Corporate Office 2800 S. Taylor Drive Sheboygan, WI 53081 Format: Three Sections K – 3 K – 6 Open (K-12) 5 Round Swiss G30 WSCF K - 3 Three Team Trophies. Individual trophies to top 5 players. WSCF K – 6 Three Team Trophies. Individual trophies to top 5 players. WSCF Open (K – 12) Three Team Trophies. Individual trophies to top 5 players Medals to all participants. Scholarships: K – 3 $ 100 to Champion K – 6 $ 200 to Champion Open $ 400 to Champion, $200 to 2nd Place, $100 to 3rd Place Entry: No Entry FEE Register on line at before Thursday April 8th at 11: 00 pm. There will be no onsite registration. Each entrant, parents and coaches will receive a free lunch. Each participant will receive a tournament T-shirt. Scholarships provided by Acuity Insurance. Transportation: Acuity will pay for buses to transport students from Kenosha/Racine, Madison and Green Bay. Students living in Milwaukee can ride on a bus provided by Milwaukee Public Schools. Contact WSCF at for more information. Schedule: 8:15 – 9:00 Check in. 9:30 Round 1 9:45 Presentation and discussion lead by Bob Patterson-Sumwalt on “Why Chess for Kids, Using Chess as an educational tool in the classroom and how to run a chess club” 11:00 – 3:00 Free Game Analysis 10:00 – 2:00 Free Lunch and Snacks 3:00 – 4:00 Awards (I assume somewhere in here Rounds 2, 3, 4 and 5 will also be held. Five games - G30 = 2.5 hours. ) Supervision: At least one designated adult supervisor must be present at all times during the tournament to oversee your school’s team, or individual participants who are in K through 8th grade. Note: WSCF reserves the rights to change the number of trophies depending upon number or registrations. Divisions maybe combined if the number of participants warrant. Inclement Weather: In case of inclement weather please go to the WSCF website before 7:30 am on April 10th to determine if the tournament is delayed, postponed or cancelled. The Wisconsin Scholastic Chess Federation (WSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association dedicated to promoting chess for all youth in Wisconsin Thank you so MUCH, Acuity Insurance, for being a sponsor and also providing scholarships for this great event!

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