HOT Chess Tournament (December 2nd)





HOT Chess Academy, in collaboration with Center64 and The Honor Roll School,
will be holding a Tournament on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017.

Where: The Honor Roll School, 4111 Sweetwater Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479


Who: Kindergartners – 12th Graders.  Tournament is capped at 100 entries.


Rounds: 4 rounds – Swiss Pairings, Game-25 minutes; delay 5 seconds, USCF-Rated.
First Round 1 will start as close to 9:00 a.m. as possible.
Rounds will start back-to-back.

Lunch (45 minutes long) will be between Rounds 2 and 3 about 11:30 am.  
Drinks, food, and snacks will be available for purchase.

Round 4 (last round) starts about 1:30 p.m.
Awards will finish no later than 3:30 pm (we hope).
Sections: Sections will be divided by rating and will be limited to about 30 players.
Players are expected to know the rules and how to play the game,
but do not have to be expert, or very experienced.
Trophies + Tiebreaks: Trophies to scores above 50% (2.5 out of 4).
Tie-breaks Used: Solkoff then Modified Median.
USCF Membership: USCF membership is required.
For players in grades K-12, a special rate is available for $11/year.
Please visit for more information.
Registration: Registration closes on Friday, December 1st, at noon.
NO On-Site Registration Allowed.

Registration payment is made through PayPal.
Please note you do not need a funded PayPal account for registration payment. There is an option on the “Checkout” page to pay via credit card as a “guest”.
 Other Notes Please bring your own chess set and clock (if you have one).
If you bring your own clock, please know how to set it properly for G/25
with 5 seconds delay.
Please arrive before 8:50 a.m.  Check-in on Saturday will be from 8:25 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Please text us at 832-380-5649 if you can’t make the event or if you’ll be late.
If you are a “No-Show” at the tournament, there will be no refund.

For parents and players new to tournament chess, please read Tourney Rules & Parent Duties.

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HOT Chess Tournament (December 2nd)