Lowell Chess Tournament

Tournament Details

Date: Jan. 12th, 2019

Sections: K-1st, 2-3rd, 4-5th, 6-8th.

Check-In: Check-in opens at 8:15 AM and closes at 8:45 AM. If you show up later than 8:45 AM you may not be paired for the 1st round, but can play later rounds.

Trophies: There will be 5 placement trophies for each section. Medals will be awarded to 1st time tournament players, and those that score 3 points or more that do not receive a placement trophy.

Rounds: 5 rounds will be played with a time control of 25 minutes with 5 second delay for the 6-8th grade section. All other sections will play each game a maximum of 1 hour total. Round 1 is scheduled for 9 AM.

State Qualification: All sections will be submitted for state qualification.

Lunch: There will be a 30 minute lunch break that will be announced sometime between rounds. Though we cannot guarantee the exact time, we will do our best give notice as far ahead of time as possible during the event.

Location: Lowell Elementary: 935 14th St, Bellingham, WA 98225