Tuesday, February 5, 2013

St Andrews Beginner's Tournament Underway!

Five fresh minds came out for some mental jousting in Round 1 of the St Andrews Beginner's Quick Tournament. Jerry Davis (727) outlasted Jonathan Lober (UNR) and Jared Whiting (833) picked up the point over Kyle Lober (UNR). Jordan Anderson (1156) scored a win over Jared Whiting (833) in an extra game.

Many friendly battles were contested and casual play is available throughout the evening. Come out and play!

Round 2 is Monday, Feb 11. If you missed the first round you can join in Round 2!

Tournament Details:

Two sections, Rated (U1200) & Non-Rated. Four round Swiss.

You are not required to play every week and if you miss the first round you can join in later.

Register by 6:45 each week, round begins at 7:00.

Time control is 20 minutes for each player with a 3 second delay. Some sets and clocks provided but please bring your tournament set and clock if you have one.

United States Chess Federation (USCF) membership required for Rated Section, which can be purchased on site. Scholastic (under 13) memberships start at $8 and Adult memberships start at $15.

No membership required for Non-Rated section.

Entry fee $2.

Feb 11 - Round 2 - 7:00
Feb 18 - Round 3 - 7:00
Feb 25 - Final Round - 7:00

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