Charleston Scholastic Kickoff III

October 6th, 2011

Charleston Scholastic Chess Kick Off Tournament

Saturday, Nov. 5th

10:00 a.m.

Location: Charles Pinckney Elementary Cafeteria

3300 Thomas Cario Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466

Cost: $10 to enter

All participants MUST have a valid USCF card.

Please go to www.uschess.org and click USCF (left side).

Then click join/renew (top right).

Tournament Details:

USCF Rated

4 Rounds in 3 Sections*

K-2, K-5, K-12

Game time: 30 minutes*

1st Round starts at 10:30

Swiss System

The tournament will last up to 5 hours

Many players will be finished by 2:30.

Parents may watch quietly from specified sections.

Please remember to bring lunch & snacks!

*Number of rounds and game duration may be subject to slight alterations depending on

section size. Sections may be combined for pairing purposes only.

Questions?

Contact [email protected] or 843-991-1116

Snow Day Scholastic

January 28th, 2011

Way back in 2010, just after the Snowstorm Special,  six hardy Charlestonian chess players skipped what was for many of them their first chance to play in the snow, and came to play chess instead.  In honor of their sacrifice we will be having the 2nd annual Snow Day Scholastic.

When:  10:30 am on Feb. 19th.  Please be there by 10 to register.

Where:  Charles Pinkney Elementary Cafeteria

Entry fee is $10

Tournament Details:   USCF Rated.   4 Rounds in 3 Section* K-3, K-6, K-12.  Game :30* Swiss System

Tournament will be USCF rated, accordingly players MUST register with USCF.  To register visit uschess.org and follow the join/renew tab.

The tournament will last up to 5 hours, however many players will be finished by 2:30.  Parents may feel free to stay and watch from specified sections.

Please remember to bring a snack!

*Number of rounds and game duration may be subject to slight alterations depending on section size.  Sections may be combined for pairing purposes only.

Questions?

Contact [email protected] or 843-991-1116

6th Patrick D. Hart Memorial draws 27 scholastic players

January 23rd, 2011
Click on the following link to view the official USCF rated crosstable:  6th Patrick D. Hart Memorial Scholastic

Scholastic Tourney Dec. 4th

October 21st, 2010

Charleston’s Scholastic Kickoff

When: 10:30 am on Dec. 4th

Where: Charles Pinkney Elementary Cafeteria

Cost: Entry fee is $10

Tournament Details:

USCF Rated

4 Rounds in 3 Section*

K-3, K-6, K-12

Game :30*

Swiss System

Tournament will be USCF rated, accordingly players MUST register with USCF.  To register visit uschess.org and follow the join/renew tab.

The tournament will last up to 5 hours, however many players will be finished by 2:30.  Parents may feel free to stay and watch from specified sections.

Please remember to bring a snack!

As this is the first tournament of the year it will be the best opportunity for 1st time tournament players to compete competitively!

*Number of rounds and game duration may be subject to slight alterations depending on section size.  Sections may be combined for pairing purposes only.

Questions?

Contact [email protected] or 843-991-1116

Pinkney Elementary Wins 2010 State Championship

October 21st, 2010

The Pinkney Chess Club won their first team state championship title this year.  Kyle McSheehy also came in first for the 5th grade prize.

Wando student, and our own CCC member Qianli Sun also came in first for the 12th grade prize.

Charleston’s February Scholastic

February 1st, 2010

Charleston’s February Scholastic

When:

10:30 am on February 13th

 Where:

Charles Pinkney Elementary Cafeteria

 Cost:

Entry fee is $10

 Tournament Details:

USCF Rated

4 Rounds in 2 Section*

Game :30*

Swiss System

Multiple sections based on age and rating

 Tournament will be USCF rated, accordingly registration with USCF is a must.  To register visit uschess.org and follow the join/renew tab.

 The tournament will last up to 5 hours, however many players will be finished by 2:30.  Parents may feel free to stay on watch from specified sections.

 Please remember to bring a snack!

 *Number of rounds and game duration may be subject to slight alterations depending on section size.

 Questions?

 Contact [email protected] or 843-991-1116

5th Patrick D. Hart Memorial Scholastic

December 1st, 2009

Four round Swiss        Saturday, January 23, 2010

Best Western-Downtown, Charleston, SC

Registration:  Saturday 8-9:30am  Entry fee: $20 if received by 1/20/10; $25 at site

Site:  Best Western Charleston-Downtown, 250 Spring St., Charleston, SC 29403, 843-722-4000, Toll Free 1-(888)-377-2121

Prizes:  Trophies to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each section plus free one year USCF membership

Time control:  Game/30mins.    Rounds:  Saturday, 10am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm

In four USCF rated sections:  K-3, K-5, K-8, & K-12 (Sections may be combined for pairing purposes, if necessary.)

USCF & SCCA memberships required for the above sections (SCCA memberships for S.C. residents only;not required for out-of-state players).  (Available on site or online at “uschess.org”.)

SPECIAL NON-RATED BEGINNERS SECTION:  4 rounds  Game/30mins.  Open to beginning players.  No USCF membership required (Any scholastic players new to the USCF tournament play is eligible for this section.)  (Does not count toward Grand Prix.)  Special Entry fee:  $15   Prize for top finisher is free one year USCF membership.

!!  Bring your board, set and clock ( if available).

Note:  1/2 pt. byes available any round, but must be requested at least 1/2 hr. before the start of any round.

Address for advance entry:  Charleston Chess Club c/o David Y. Causey, 741 Dragoon Dr., Mt. Pleasant, SC  29464

Charleston Scholastic Kick Off

November 7th, 2009

The results are in!

After four rounds and many close games Jack Rhiel finished in clear 1st winning all his games.  

Jack Hotchkiss, Dalton Sparrow, Cole Johnson, and Nathan Phillips were all part of a massive tie for 2nd scoring 3 wins out of 4 games.