10th Patrick D. Hart Memorial Scholastic, January 31, 2015

January 14th, 2015

Pinckney Elementary Cafeteria,  3300 Thomas Cairo Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29456

4 Round Swiss System

Game 30; delay (0)

Entry Fee:  $15 (if received by 1/28/15; $20 at site)

USCF membership required (go online at “uschess.org” to join or renew)

Sections:  K-3, K-5, K-8, K-12

Trophies:  Top 3 in each section; Top 2 U300 in K-3; Top 2 U600 in K-5; Top 2 U700 in K-8; Top 2 U800 in K-12

Registration:  8-9:30am at site

Sections may be combined for pairing purposes, if necessary.

Mail advance entries to:  Charleston Chess Club c/o David Y. Causey, 741 Dragoon Drive, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Email inquiries to “[email protected]

Please provide following info with your entry:

Name & USCF #

School & Grade

Date of birth


Make checks payable to :  Charleston Chess Club

Charleston Thanksgiving Quads and Scholastic Tournament

October 13th, 2014

Date: November 22, 2014

Site: Park Circle Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 4701 Park Place, West Durant Ave., North Charleston (CCC regular meeting site)

Adult Quads (based on ratings using four players round robin format)

3 rounds, Time Control: G/55 d/5

Registration: 9-9:30am; Rounds at 9:30am, noon, and 2:30pm

Entry Fee: $15.00

Prizes: $30 – 1st, $15 – 2nd, in each quad

Scholastic Tournament:

In 3 sections, Beginners, K-5 and 6-12

3 or 4 rounds depending on entries

Time Control: G/30 d/5

Registration: 9-9:30am, pre-registration allowed

Rounds: 9:30, 10:30, 11:30 and, if  necessary, 1:00pm

Entry Fee: $10.00

Trophies awarded to top three in each section

Email “[email protected]” for pre-registration form

Scholastic Kick Off Oct. 25

October 7th, 2014

Charleston Scholastic Kick Off

Chess Tournament

Saturday October 25

9:15-9:45am Registration/Check In

10:00am Tournament Begins

Bughouse side tournament at 3:00*

Location: Pinckney Elementary Cafeteria, 3300 Thomas Cario Blvd,Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466

Cost: $10 if registered by 10/20; $15 for registration after 10/20

Bughouse entry: $2 by 10/20: $5 after 10/20

USCF Membership Required: All participants MUST have a valid USCF card. Please go to

www.uschess.org & click join/renew. Temporary memberships available (see registration form).

Sections: K-5th grade with a USCF rating under 400

K-6th grade with a USCF rating under 800

K-12th grade with any USCF rating

Tournament Details:

4 Rounds in 3 Sections (Game time: 30 minutes)

Trophies to top 3 in each section

Trophy to top unrated player in K-5, top Under 600 in K-6, top under 800 in K-12

Swiss System; G30 (each player has 30 min)

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!

*Team requests are encouraged (not necessary) but subject to TD approval. Start time may vary; we’ll begin once main event is completed

Questions? Contact [email protected] or 843-991-1116

Scholastic Kick Off Tournament Registration Form

Player’s Name _______________________________


Phone _____________________ Email _______________________

School _______________________ Grade: _______________________

Division: □K-5th Under 400 USCF rating □K-6th Under 800 USCF rating □K-12th Open

USCF ID # (unless playing in unrated)_________________EXP Date_________

□YES, I need a temporary USCF membership. (Add $8 for ages 12 and under; $10 for 13&up)

□YES I’d like to play in the bughouse side event

Mail form & entry fee to:

Charleston Scholastic Chess, 835 Hale St., Charleston SC 29412

1st Charleston Scholastic Chess Team Tournament (K-8), Saturday, July 26th

July 13th, 2014

Click on the link below to see flyer:

Charleston Scholastic Team Tournament ver2

Folloween Scholastic Nov 9th

September 20th, 2013


Folloween Scholastic Chess Tournament

Nov. 9th  at   11:30 a.m.

Location: Montessori Community School

2122 Wood Avenue, Charleston, SC 29414

Cost: $10 to enter

Tournament Details:

  • USCF Rated
  • 3 Rounds in 3 Sections*
  • K-2 Under 350, K-6 Under 500, K-12 Open
  • Trophies to top 3 in each section
  • Game time: 30 minutes*
  • Swiss System

 The tournament will last up to 4 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.


Contact Stephen @ [email protected] or 843-991-1116

August 10th “Make a Difference III”

July 31st, 2013

The formally cancelled “Make a Difference III” tournament has been rescheduled for August 10, 2013.  Click on the following link to view the details:

Make a Difference III

8th Patrick D. Hart Memorial Scholastic

December 16th, 2012

February 16, 2013

4SS, G/30. Holiday Inn Express, 120 Holiday Dr., Summerville, SC 29483(New Venue).

EF: $20 if rec’d by 2/13/13;$25 at site. USCF & SCCA memberships req’d. OSA.

Trophies to 1st, 2nd & 3rd plus free 1yr USCF memberships to 1st(& ties) in each section

Reg.: 8-9:30am. Rds.: 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.) Special Non-rated Beginners section.

4 rds, G/30 Open to beginning players. No USCF membership req’d.

EF: $15 Prize for top finisher/s – free 1 yr USCF membership.

Adv. Ent: Charleston Chess Club c/o David Y. Causey,741 Dragoon Dr., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.

December 16th, 2012

39th Snowstorm Special

February 16-17, 2013

5SS, 30/90, SD/1 t/d 5 (Rd. 1 G/90 t/d 5),

New Venue: Holiday Inn Express,
120 Holiday Drive, Summerville, SC 29483

Prize Fund: Open Section – $1000 b/30 ($500 Gtd.) U1400 Section – $250 b/15($125Gtd.)
Open Section Prizes: $400-200, u2000-200, u1700-200

U1400 Section Prizes: $175-75

EF:$50 for Open Section if rec’d by 2/13, $60 at site, $25 re-entry

EF: $25 for U1400 Section; USCF & SCCA req’d, OSA both sections

Schedule: Reg.- Sat. 8-9am Rd. 1: 10am, 2pm, 8pm, Sun. 9am, 2:30pm

Half pt. byes: avail. all rds., must commit before Rd. 2 for Rds. 4&5 (irrevocable)

HR: $85 (mention “Charleston CC”) reserve by Jan. 15, 2013 (843-875-3300)

Other info: Free entry to Masters and above($50 deducted from any winnings)

Info/Reg/Pmt: Charleston Chess Club c/o David Y.Causey, 741 Dragoon Dr., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Upcoming Tournaments for South Carolina

October 19th, 2012

To see the most recent “Tournament Life Announcements” for S.C., click on the following link:

Upcoming Tournaments for South Carolina

Game 75 Quads Fund Raiser

April 26th, 2012

Charleston Chess Club

Game 75 Quads Fund Raiser

For Park Circle Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall

When:  Saturday, May 19, 2012

Where:  Park Circle Presbyterian Church, 4701 Park Place at West Durant Ave., N. Charleston, SC 29406

Format will be Game 75 Quads based on attendance.  Quads that have all USCF members will be rated.

Registration:  8:00am – 9:00am

Rounds:  9:30am, 12:45pm, 3:30pm

We are asking for a minimum donation of $10.00, but more will be welcomed to help defray the cost of our hosts for allowing us to utilize their facility on a weekly basis throughout the year.

All players are welcome to play in order to support our event.

Even if you cannot play, any donation would be appreciated to help our cause!