The Big Five US Chess Online K-12 Tournament ($1500 GUARANTEED prizes + $100 raffle + trophies and plaques)

Tournament Name

The Big Five US Chess Online K-12 Tournament ($1500 GUARANTEED prizes + $100 raffle + trophies and plaques)

Total Prizes

$1500 + $100 raffle + trophies and plaques

Tournament Description

This unique K-12 US Chess online rated tournament consists of a total of five separate tournaments to be held on different dates. Each of the five tournaments will have four rounds, each game 15 minutes + 5 second increment. All US K-12 players are eligible with their USCF Id.
Early registration for this tournament is only $40 which will enable you to participate in all five tournaments. This means that your average cost per tournament is only $8.

Total GUARANTEED prizes for the tournament are $1500 + $100 raffle + trophies and plaques. 1st $300 + plaque (with name engraved), 2nd $200 + trophy (with name engraved), 3rd $150 + trophy (with name engraved), 4th $120, 5th $90.
Top K-3, Top 4-6, Top 7-9, Top 10-12, each: 1st $70, 2nd $50, 3rd $40


Prizes will be decided based on most points won in all of the five tournaments combined.
Special $100 will be awarded to the player with most games played (regardless of those games results). If more than one player, then we will do a raffle to decide who gets the award.

Tournament will be held on Lichess (see URL below).

Tournament 1: Saturday, October 24th at 10:00 am (Central Time). 4 rounds, Game/15min + 5 second increment
Tournament 2: Sunday, October 25th at 11:00 am (Central Time). 4 rounds, Game/15min + 5 second increment
Tournament 3: Sunday, November 1st at 11:00 am (Central Time). 4 rounds, Game/15min + 5 second increment
Tournament 4: Saturday, November 7th at 10:00 am (Central Time). 4 rounds, Game/15min + 5 second increment
Tournament 5: Sunday, November 8th at 11:00 am (Central Time). 4 rounds, Game/15min + 5 second increment

Date

Saturday, October 24, 2020 10:00 AM - Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:30 PM (Central Time)

Location

Online

Category

National, Target: K-12

K-12 (All 5 tournaments) Section

Description: K-12 USCF Rated. Registration fee is $40 until Monday, 10/19, after that increases to $45 until Thursday, 10/22, then $50. Sign up now and save!
USCF Rated
Fee: $50.00
Rounds: 20
Schedule: Saturday's tournaments start at 10:00 am (Central Time) and Sunday's tournaments start at 11:00 am (Central Time)
Time Control: Game/15min, 5 second increment

Registration Close Date

Saturday, October 24, 2020 9:30 AM (Central Time)

Contact Info

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

Tournament Notes

This special tournament is an USCF online rated and the payment will entitle you to compete in all five tournaments. Tournament winners will be decided based on all points won in all five tournaments combined.
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 15% cancellation fee for refunds up to two days before the first tournament.
Options to get your prizes: 1.Direct transfer to PayPal account. 2.Debit card transfer. 3.Wire transfer to bank account 4.Amazon e-gift card. Referrals to this tournament are welcome and highly appreciated.