June 12 to 15, 2014 Riviera Casino & Hotel
International Youth Championship
Saturday - Sunday June 14th - 15th

 Youth Championship   Youth Blitz   Trophy Tournament   Chess Camp   Youth Simul   Puzzle Contest   Side Events 

5 Round   USCF Rated Swiss System Tournament
Guest Host GM Irina Krush
Time Control   Game/60 minutes with 5 second delay.
4 Sections   Age 14 and Under     Open       Born after June 15th, 1999
Age 14 and Under     Reserve     rated under 1000
Age   9 and Under     Open       Born after June 15th, 2004
Age   9 and Under     Reserve     rated under 800
Trophies   Top 10 players in each section, top 2 players in each rating class
1300-1499 700-8991100-1299 500-699
Under 1300 Under 700 Under 1100 Under 500
Unrated Unrated
Top 5 School or Club (3-player) Teams in each Section.
  1st Place in each section wins a Computer with software & videos worth over $1,000.
Chess Prizes for 2nd-4th are valued at 250, 150 and 100 dollars.
Unrated players may not win first prize in Reserve Sections.
Every player recieves a free membership in the Internet Chess Club!
The highest finishing (using tiebreaks as necessary) player in each 14 & under section who will be too old to play in that section next year wins free entry to the 2015 National Open.
Entry Fee   $79 by 5/22, $89 by 6/9, $99 later. There will be a $20 change fee for team or section changes after round 1 begins. No team changes or corrections will be accepted after 5 p.m. Saturday.
Late Registration   Saturday 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Rounds   Saturday 10 a.m, 1 p.m & 4 p.m.   Sunday 10 a.m & 1 p.m.
Opening Ceremony Saturday 9:45 a.m.
Awards Ceremony Sunday 4:00 p.m.
1/2 Point Byes   in any round (limit 2) if requested in advance or at start of previous round.
Round 4 or 5 byes must be requested before the start of round 2.
Ratings   The June USCF Rating Supplement will be used. Other ratings may be used if higher. If you pre-register and your rating changes you will be moved up automatically or down on request.
Membership   in the U.S. Chess Federation is required of all players. You may join with your entry or on site. Players will not be allowed to complete the tournament without a valid membership.

In compliance with the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act all non-gaming areas of the Riviera Hotel, including the Convention Center, restaurants, and hotel registration desk are NON-SMOKING.

Las Vegas International Chess Festival   ·   June 12-15, 2014
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