All-Girls Chess Championship

First Ever All Girl Chess Tournament Event in El Paso, TX!!!

Chess Event Details

Two Day Event Schedule:

June 11th, 2015

Two Sections: Rated and Non-Rated

In the Rated Section there will be divisions made by age groups:

Under 8, Under 10, Under 12, Under 14, Under 17, 18 and older

In the Non-Rated Section there will also be divisions made by age groups:

Under 8, Under 10, Under 12, Under 14, Under 17, 18 and older

Swiss-tournament 6 rounds

Time settings for all sections is G/25 d/5.....25 mins each player has with a 5 sec delay on clock. Those playing without a clock will have 50 mins to play per round.... with a clock dropped on chess board towards the end of 40 mins SD sudden death at 40 mins.


Awards

Top winners in each age group will receive a 1st place trophy and a free entry to the 55th Annual El Paso Chess OPEN and 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive a medal. Non-rated winners also have a chance to get a 1st place trophy, and 2nd and 3rd place medals but all top three rankings will also gets USCF membership for a year.


June 12th, 2015

Side Event

Blitz non-rated 5 rounds Swiss-tournament game settings G/10 d/0 (no elimination). Ten Minutes for each player no delay. Awards for top 4 players will be: 1st place will get a Chess Clock, 2nd place will get a Chess Set, 3rd and 4th place will get a USCF chess notation booklet. all top 4 rankings will receive a medal!


Bughouse Must have a group name. Two players make one team. If you do not have a second player to be in your team, we will put you on a waiting list and pair you with another girl that is also in need of a second player to make a team.

Awards for the top 4 teams include double trophy sets for 1st place and 2nd place, 3rd and 4th place teams will receive double medals.


Award Ceremony will be held on June 12, 2015 after the side events finish.


Entry Fees:

Rated Event $25.00 US Dollars

Non-Rated Event $25.00 US Dollars

Entry Fee includes: Chess Set with pink and white chess pieces and a pink board.

Must preregister before JUNE 1st, 2015

Entry Fee without chess set : $15.00 US Dollars

Entry Fee on day of event is $ 20.00 US Dollars

Blitz Event $5.00 US dollars per player

Late Blitz Entry Fee on day of event $ 6.00 US Dollars

Bughouse Event $5.00 US dollars per player

Late Bughouse Entry Fee on day of the event $6.00 US Dollars per player


There will be food concession stand for event. No outside food allowed.


Please contact Augustine Valverde for tournament info and email entries to avalver6@gmail.com or text entries to cell phone 915-540-8608

Borderland All-Girls Chess Championship

Thursday, June 11th, 8am to Friday, June 12th, 3pm

2210 Trawood Drive

El Paso, TX

The Country Club will hold this event for two days June 11th and June 12th

Tournament

DAY ONE

9:00 am to 10:00 am round 1

11:00 am to 12:00 am round 2

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm round 3

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm round 4

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm round 5

Final round starts at 3:00 pm round 6

Request byes will be given 1/2 point for one round. must be requested before round starts.


DURING DAY ONE JUNE 11th, 2015 THERE WILL BE A HANDOUT OF ROOT BEER FLOATS TO ALL GIRLS PLAYING IN THE TOURNAMENT! YUM! :-)


DAY TWO

9:00 am to 10:30 am Blitz event


11:00 to 1:00 pm Bughouse event


1:15 pm to 3:00 pm AWARDS CERAMONY