International Youth Championship

International Youth Championship

2014 International Youth Championship

Saturday & Sunday June 20-21, 2015

5 Round USCF Rated Swiss System Tournament in 4 Sections

Guest Host WIM Annie Wang

Guest Host WIM Annie Wang

TROPHIES

OPEN 14 & UNDERRESERVE
14 & UNDERRated Under 1000
OPEN 9 & UNDERRESERVE 9 & UNDER
Rated Under 800
Top 10 PlayersTop 10 PlayersTop 10 PlayersTop 10 Players
Top 1300-1499Top 700-899Top 1100-1299Top 500-699
Top Under 1300Top Under 700Top Under 1100Top Under 500
Top UnratedTop Unrated
Top 5 TeamsTop 5 TeamsTop 5 TeamsTop 5 Teams
Additional Prizes:
  • 1st Place in each section wins a Computer with software & videos worth over $1,000.1st Prize Computer
  • Unrated players may not win 1st prize in Reserve Sections.
  • Chess Prizes for 2nd-4th are valued at 250, 150 and 100 dollars.
  • Every player receives 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.
Time Control: Game/60 minutes with 5 second delay.

Entry Fee:

$89 by 5/25, $99 by 6/15, $120 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.

 Eligibility:

Age 14 and Under Open:  Born after June 21st, 2000 Age 14 and Under Reserve: Born after June 21st, 2000 and Rated Under 1000 Age 9 and Under Open: Born after June 21st, 2005) Age 9 and Under Reserve: Born after June 21st, 2005 and Rated under 800 Unrated players may play in Reserve Sections but are not eligible for 1st prize in Reserve Sections.

Late Registration: Saturday 8:00-9:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony: Saturday 9:45 a.m. with Special Host, WIM Annie Wang Rounds:

Saturday: 10 a.m, 1 p.m & 4 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m & 1 p.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.  See Chess Control. 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 Westgate Resort, including the Convention Center, restaurants, and hotel registration desk are NON-SMOKING.