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QUAD 1 (4)
QUAD 2 (4)
QUAD 3 (4)
QUAD 4 (4)
Tournament Information

HCC June Jolt (SCHOLASTIC K-12; G/25,d5)

Date & Time:   Saturday, June 17, 2023  Round 1 at 1:00PM, Subsequent rounds ASAP
Location:  Play More Chess Academy, 1227 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517
Format:  G/25,d5; (Each player has 25 minutes to make all their moves in each game; each turn there is a 5 second delay before clock starts counting down);  This tournament is USCF dual rated (regular & quick).  Students K-12, of all levels are welcome, including unrated.   This is a Quads tournament. Players will be placed in groups of four (quads) based on USCF regular rating and will play against others of similar rating levels. Estimated round times 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm. Tournament is expected to finish by 4:00pm.
Byes:  No byes permitted as this a three round tournament.  All participants are expected to complete all of their games. 
Entry Fee: $25-40  (Discounts for early entry and for Hamden Chess Club members) 
Registration and Current Entries: https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/2622
Entry Deadline:  Early entry discounted fee deadline: Thursday 11:59PM (Thursday before tournament);  Regular entry deadline: Saturday 11:00AM (Saturday - day of tournament).  No on-site registration.
Prizes:  Trophies for player(s) in each quad who achieve at least 2 points out of 3.  (i.e 1 point for each game won; 1/2 point for each game drawn, 0 point for each game lost).  There will be no computer calculated tie-breaks. Chess medals for all other players within each quad.
Refunds/Cancellation Policy:  If you cannot play in this event, you may withdraw by emailing: info@PlayMoreChess.com.   A request for a refund may be made no later than Thursday 11:59 PM  (Thursday Before Tournament). Refunds must be requested by email and are subject to a $15 cancellation fee to cover administrative and credit card processing charges. 

Additional Details:

  • USCF membership is required prior to registering for this tournament - Join or Renew your USCF membership/membership ID number at:  https://new.uschess.org/join-us-chess
  • Chess sets, clocks and scoresheets are provided.  No need to bring anything.
  • Check website (https://PlayMoreChess.com) for any cancelations/postponements due to inclement weather. Weather-related changes will also be emailed to registrants.
  • Questions: please email: info@playmorechess.com
Terms and Conditions

Photo Release:  By registering for this event, you give permission for images taken during the event of participant (yourself, or child) to be used soley for the promotion of chess education and program activities of Play More Chess Academy and the Hamden Chess Club, and waive any rights of compensation or ownership thereto.