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HCC Friday Knight Quads (SCHOLASTIC K-12)
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HCC Friday Knight Quads (SCHOLASTIC K-12)

DATE:  Saturday, November 10, 2023 
ROUND TIMES:  Round 1 at 6:00PM, Subsequent rounds ASAP (Tournament expected to finish by about 8:45PM).
TIME CONTROL:   G/25,d5; (Each player has 25 minutes to make all their moves in each game; each move there is a 5 second delay before clock starts counting down).
LOCATION:  Play More Chess Academy, Home of the Hamden Chess Club, 1227 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517
REQUIREMENTS:  USCF membership is required prior to registering for this tournament - Join or Renew your USCF membership/membership ID number at:  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 rating and will play against others of similar rating levels.
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) 
ENTRY DEADLINE:  Early entry discounted fee deadline: Wednesday 11:59PM (Two days before tournament);  Regular entry deadline: Friday 4:00PM (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:   A request for a refund may be made no later than Wednesday 11:59 PM  (Wednesday 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 NOTES:  Participants must be students grades K-12.  Weighted tournament chess sets and digital clocks (DGT 3000) are provided.  Must use our equipment. Check website ( for any cancelations/postponements due to inclement weather. Any changes will also be emailed to registrants. For contact during the event please email as club phone will be silenced during tournament. 

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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.

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