Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM EST
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William D'Abate Elementary 
60 Kossuth St
Providence, RI 02909

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Bob Salvas 
Southeast New England Chess Association 

1st D'Abate Scholastic Chess Tournament 

The D'Abate Scholastic is a scholastic chess tournament for all children in grades K-12. Trophies will be awarded to the top players in each section. Join us for the fun and competition!

FORMAT:  4SS, G/25 d/5, Two USCF rated sections and two unrated sections*

-OPEN  (Rated section: USCF membership required**)

-UNDER 700  (Rated section: USCF membership required**)

-UNRATED (No membership required)

-NOVICE (No membership required)

 * Note: section categories have been changed to better reflect the community of scholastic tournament players. If you have any questions about which section is right for your child please email Eduardo at epaguag@gmail.com 

**For more information about USCF membership go to www.uschess.org or call 800-903-8723.

Trophies will be awarded to the top three players in each section.

Sections may be combined or split at the discretion of the director.  This is a 4 round tournament but a small section may have to play 3.  Full point byes may apply in odd-numbered sections and point byes are available in any round pending early notification to the tournament director.  Please bring chess clock if you own one.

DOOR REGISTRATION: At the door $25 entry fee. 9:00-9:45 AM. Round 1 starts at 10:00 AM. Others on completion of each round. Pre-registered players should confirm no later than 9:45AM.  Unrated section will finish around 12:30, Others around 1:30.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION: Online entry fee $20.  Scholarships available if needed on a case by case basis. Southeast New England Chess Association is a non-profit organization.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION contact Bob Salvas at (401) 359-1602 or email: monasterychess@gmail.com.