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[Online] 2021 RI Scholastic State Championship *OPEN TO OUT OF STATE PLAYERS*

Tournament Details Revised: 3/25/2021 2:38:20 PM
General Information
Event Organizer: SouthEast New England Chess Association  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Online via chess.com   [ Directions ]
Event Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021
Time Control: 5SS, G/25 + 5 inc.
Rounds Time: First round at 10:00 AM (EDT). Please make sure you join the event before then. Other rounds ASAP upon completion of previous round.
Byes: No half-point byes are available. Players who miss one or more games will receive zero-point byes for the games missed.
Prize Info: Plaques to the top three individuals in each section and to the top Rhode Island player in each section.
Inquiry: benswiszcz@yahoo.com   
Event Webpage: senecachess.org/event/2021scholasticchamp/
Registration Information
Entry Fee: $15 online by 5/7. $20 after 5/7. No entries will be accepted after 5/13.
Registration - Onsite: No onsite registration. The registration deadline is Thursday, May 13.
Membership Requirement: USCF membership is required for ALL players. This must be purchased before the tournament at http://uschess.org. A chess.com account is also required, but this can be created for free.
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: Grades 9-12
Grades 6-8
Grades K-5
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • See the steps to register here.
  • Players must compete according to grade. Playing up a section is NOT allowed in this event.
  • All registration cancellations must be requested prior to the first round of the tournament. All refunds are subject to a $5 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after the start of the first round of the tournament.
  • All results from this tournament (and the distribution of prizes) will be pending until chess.com completes its Fair Play analysis. Official final standings will not be released until after the Fair Play analysis has concluded.
  • The number of rounds may be decreased depending on the number of players in each section.
  • The tournament will have three USCF-rated sections. There will be no unrated sections.
  • Chess.com automatically completes the pairings for each round. Note that chess.com ratings, not USCF ratings, are used by chess.com in pairing players.
  • FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION contact Ben Swiszcz from the Southeast New England Chess Association at benswiszcz@yahoo.com.

  • MACA provides tournament listing for all as a service to the chess community. For question, comments, or dispute regarding events that are not organized by MACA, please contact the tournament organizer directly.
  • Remember that each player is responsible for bringing and setting up their clock. Please refer to the Metrowest Chess Club Digital Clock Guide for instructions on how to set digital clocks.
  • MACA does not recommend but allows US Chess approved electronic scorekeeping devices. Please note that some national tournaments held by US Chess ban electronic scorekeeping, so be sure to know how to keep score without aid of electronics.
  • If online registration is enabled on this event, you can Join/Renew your USCF and MACA membership at the online registration page. If online registration is not available, you can join MACA (The Massachusetts Chess Association) at our Online Membership Form and USCF (United States Chess Federation) at USCF Membership Page.