Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
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Portsmouth Middle School 
125 Jepson Ln
Portsmouth, RI 02871

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Bob Salvas 
Southeast New England Chess Association 
 2nd Portsmouth Scholastic Chess Tournament

The Portsmouth Scholastic Tournament is a scholastic chess tournament for 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)

* 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.                        NOTE:  USCF membership must be purchased or renewed by March 21, 2024 if you plan on playing in a rated section.

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.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION: Online entry only.  The entry fee is $25 per player.  Registration closes on March 21, 2024 at 11:59 PM.  Southeast New England Chess Association is a 501(c)(3)  non-profit organization.

DOOR REGISTRATION: THERE IS NO DOOR REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT.  ADVANCE REGISTRATION ONLY.  Please arrive and check in at 9:30am.  Round one starts at 10am.  Others on completion of each round. Pre-registered players should confirm no later than 9:45AM.  Unrated sections may finish around 12:30, Others around 1:30.

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