US Chess Online K-12 Winter Blizzard Tournament ($1800 GUARANTEED PRIZES + $100 raffle)

Tournament Name

US Chess Online K-12 Winter Blizzard Tournament ($1800 GUARANTEED PRIZES + $100 raffle)

Total Prizes

$1800 + $100 raffle

Tournament Description

US Chess online rated tournament for K-12 with guaranteed prizes provided by Chess For All. This tournament has three sections: K-12, K-8, and K-4. Each section has a total of $600 in GUARANTEED PRIZES. There will be 6 rounds with a time control of Game/15 minutes with 5-second increment for each section. The tournament will be played on Lichess (see URL below).

Total GUARANTEED prizes are $1800 ($600 for each section):
K-12 Section:
1st $200, 2nd $150, 3rd $90, Top 12th grade $40, Top 11th grade $40, Top 10th grade $40, Top 9th grade $40
K-8 Section: 1st $200, 2nd $150, 3rd $90, Top 8th grade $40, Top 7th grade $40, Top 6th grade $40, Top 5th grade $40
K-4 Section: 1st $200, 2nd $150, 3rd $90, Top 4th grade $32, Top 3rd grade $32, Top 2nd grade $32, Top 1st grade $32, Top Kindergartner $32

There will be a special $100 raffle for all players that register by midnight on Monday, February 22nd.

We welcome all players and we have zero tolerance for cheating. We will use Lichess algorithms and will manually analyze selected games to check for possible cheating.
IMPORTANT: Please make sure to put your Lichess username in the notes section during your registration for this tournament. We are looking forward to see you all at our tournament and we hope you will have fun!

Date

Saturday, February 27, 2021 11:00 AM - Saturday, February 27, 2021 3:00 PM (Central Time)

Location

Online

Category

National, Target: K-12

K-12 Section

USCF Rated
Fee: $35.00
Rounds: 6
Schedule: Tournament will start at 11:00 A.M. and will end at approximately 3:00 P.M. (Central Time)
Time Control: Game/15 minutes with 5 second increment

K-8 Section

USCF Rated
Fee: $35.00
Rounds: 6
Schedule: Tournament will start at 11:00 A.M. and will end at approximately 3:00 P.M. (Central Time)
Time Control: Game/15 minutes with 5 second increment

K-4 Section

USCF Rated
Fee: $35.00
Rounds: 6
Schedule: Tournament will start at 11:00 A.M. and will end at approximately 3:00 P.M. (Central Time)
Time Control: Game/15 minutes with 5 second increment

Registration Close Date

Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:30 AM (Central Time)

Contact Info

Contact Name: Adriel A., Contact Email: support@chessforallonline.com

Tournament Notes

Online Policy: We strictly forbid cheating. We will use Lichess algorithms and also manually analyze selected games to check for possible cheating. There is a 20% cancellation fee for refunds up to two days before the tournament.
Options to get your prizes: 1.Direct transfer to PayPal account. 2.Amazon e-gift card and other options. Referrals to this tournament are welcome and highly appreciated.