Scholastic Chess Tournament on August 25, 2012

View/print/download the August 25, 2012 Scholastic Chess Tournament Announcment & Reigstration Form (PDF).

Eventbrite - Tallahassee Scholastic Chess Tournament

  • Gamescape in Tallahassee Mall,
    2415 North Monroe Street, Suite 303, Tallahassee, FL 32303
    Gamescape Logo
  • Two Sections – There will be two sections: USCF rated & non-rated
  • USCF Membership is required to play in the rated section.
  • You may pay for a USCF membership onsite the day of the tournament or visit Please call if you have any questions.
Entry Fee &
  • $20 on-site.
  • $5 discount if you pre-register (by mail or online).
  • $5 discount for Tallahassee Chess Club members.
  • Mailed entries must be postmarked by August 20, 2012.
  • Online entries may be paid by midnight August 24th.
  • Please Visit to pay online.
  • On-site registration is from 10:30 am – 10:55 am the day of the tournament.
  • If you are not registering online, you can mail your entry form and entry fee to: Tallahassee Chess Club, 209 West Georgia Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301-1138
  • 5-round Swiss System tournament
  • Every player will play in all five rounds and be paired against players with similar scores within their section (rated or non-rated)
  • Tie-break methods will be used and could include a tie-break playoff round.
  • Each round is G/25 (game in 25 minutes). Each player receives 25 minutes to make their moves. So each round could last up to 50 minutes.
  • Check-in by 10:55 am, or you will not be paired for the first round – EVEN if you have pre-registered!
  • 11:10 am, 12:10 pm, 1:10 pm, 2:10 pm, 3:10 pm (there is no lunch break scheduled, but the food court is nearby and kids can eat between rounds).
  • Tie-break playoffs will be played if/as needed after the last round.
Trophies &
  • 1st and 2nd place trophies to each of the following grade levels: Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8), and High School (9-12).
  • All participants will receive a commemorative medal.
  • Top Tallahassee player in each section that is either a non-USCF member or joined for this tournament will be awarded a one-year Premium USCF membership.
  • Trophies and medals will be awarded immediately after all rounds have been played.

If you wish to mail your registration you can use the following form:

Registration Form

Name: ______________________________________________________

Address: ___________________________________________________


Email: ____________________________________________________

Phone: ____________________________________________________

School: ___________________________________________________

Current Grade (K-12): _____________________________________

Section:  ______Rated     ______Un-rated

If you are a USCF Member, please provide the following:

USCF Member ID: ___________________________________________

Current USCF rating: ______________________________________

Would you like to be added to our email list?   Yes / No

My Entry Fee of $____________ is enclosed.
Make Check Payable to Tallahassee Chess Club

Mail Entries To:
   Tallahassee Chess Club
   209 West Georgia Street
   Tallahassee, FL 32301-1138

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