WECC December 2020 Tournament (K-12 ONLINE)


Total players registered: 29

Section Grades Max Rating Players Spots Remaining
0-2 (Kindergarten - 2nd Grade) K, 1, 2 n/a 8 No size limit
3rd Grade K, 1, 2, 3 n/a 2 No size limit
4th Grade K, 1, 2, 3, 4 n/a 4 No size limit
5th Grade K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 n/a 3 No size limit
6th Grade K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 n/a 2 No size limit
7th Grade K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 n/a 1 No size limit
8th Grade K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 n/a 3 No size limit
9th-12th Grade K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 n/a 6 No size limit

Registration Fee (per registrant)


Increases to:

$18.00 on Dec 7 2020, 12:00am

Contact Information

Washington Elementary Chess Champions Board of Directors

Event Date

The event will be held on Dec 19 2020, 8:30am.

Registration Cutoff

Registration cutoff is on Dec 14 2020, 10:00pm. After the cutoff you may register on the wait list (you will not be charged at this time).

Notes from the Event Director

View the tournament flier here: chessreg.com/events/167/wecc_dec_flier.pdf

Register before 12/7 for free entry to a Blitz practice tournament on 12/12!

Refunds subject to a $5 processing fee. No refunds after December 14, 2020. In addition, no additional registrations will be accepted after the deadline on 12/14.

Each participant in the event will play in all five rounds using a Game/30 format (i.e., each player has 30 minutes to complete their moves resulting in a maximum game duration of 60 minutes).

Section trophies will be awarded to 1st-3rd place; sections will be determined by the number of entries. Section trophy winners will be contacted by Washington Elementary Chess Champions to coordinate receiving their award. Please be aware that if a trophy winner lives outside of the Tri-Cities region (Pasco-Kennewick-Richland) that there might be a significant delay in receiving the award.

K-6 Elementary students who receive 3.0 points qualify for the State Elementary Chess Championships.

Check-in will open at 8:30 a.m. All registered participants must check in by 9:00 a.m. Late arrivals may be dropped from the tournament. The first round will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. Subsequent rounds will begin immediately after the ending of the previous round.

Tournament login information will be sent to all registered players approximately three days before the tournament on the 19th. In addition, a Zoom link will be emailed to all players prior to the start of play. Please make sure that your computer can support Zoom's video requirements.

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