Monday, August 31, 2015

Tucson Scholastic Warm-up - Saturday, September 19, 2015

Summer is over and we are busy 'warming up' for the scholastic year to begin! Join us for our first tournament of the school year - the Tucson Scholastic Warm-Up on September 19th at Flowing Wells Jr. High!

Directions: 4545 N. La Cholla Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85705.

Description Rated sections. 4 round Swiss System in 12-16 player groups determined by rating. 

Open to students grades K-12. US Chess Federation (USCF) current membership is required. 

Non-rated section. 4 round Swiss System in one group. Open to unrated students grades K-12.

USCF membership not required. This section will not be US Chess Federation rated.

***Note: If you are an unrated player with current US Chess Federation membership then it is
advised that you enter into the Rated Section to establish a chess rating.

***JTP membership not available for this tournament format***

Entry Fee: Registration $15 online at Events4Chess website by Friday, September 18 at 8:00 pm.


Schedule: Pairings posted 8:45 am. Rounds start promptly: 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:45 pm, and 2:30 pm.

Time Control: Game in 40 minutes (per player) with a 5 second delay. Bring chess clocks and sets, none

Awards: Trophies to top 4 in each group. Medallions to all scoring 2.5 or more points that do not win a
trophy. Participation ribbons to all.

Information: Phone: 520-261-5984; Email:; SACA website:

A food/snack bar and chess equipment concession will be available at the tournament site.

***SACA is not responsible for children left unattended or unsupervised at our tournaments and events***