Sunday, May 8, 2022
Dear Chess Parents,
Thank you for registering your child for The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic. By participating in this event, your child is helping further The Eade Foundation’s mission of increasing chess excellence and chess literacy around the globe. Please take a moment to learn more about The Eade Foundation by visiting their website: https://eadefoundation.org/about/.
Now a few notes about tomorrow’s event:
1) We combined K-1 & 2-5 into one section and 6-8 & 9-12 into one section. They will still get their prizes as if the sections were uncombined.
2) Remember to sign onto the zoom room to ensure FairPlay
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 858 5793 7624
3) We know that it is easy to watch your kids play in online events, however, make sure that you do not interfere with their games.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
On May 8, FIDE Master James Eade and Chris Torres of DailyChessMusings.com will come together to present the second annual Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic. The goal of this online tournament is to raise awareness for the Eade Foundation’s goals of promoting chess literacy and chess excellence globally. The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic is a 5 round Swiss style chess tournament broken up by grade level into 4 sections (K-1, 2-5, 6-8, 9-12 .) Scholastic chess players from around the United States are invited to participate in this inaugural event and compete while doing their part to promote chess excellence globally. The top 20 players in each section will receive incredible custom awards including plaques and medals. The entry fee is just $20 but, since this is a US Chess online rated event, all participants must be current members of the United States Chess Federation. School aged chess players are encouraged to join Jim Eade and Chris Torres in support of increasing chess literacy and excellence by signing up for the Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic here:
MAY 8: Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic
5SS, G/15+10 (Game in 15 with 10 second increment) on Tornelo.com
Sections: In 4 sections Grades K-1, 2-5, 6-8, 9-12
TIME CONTROLS: G/15+10 (Game in 15 with 10 second increment)
Round Times: Sun 9am, 10:00am, 11:00am, Lunch, 12:30pm, 1:30pm. Log into Tornelo.com 15 minutes before game. (Pacific Time)
Half point byes: Available all rounds, limit 2 byes, must be claimed with registration & cannot be changed.
USCF membership required.
Must register by May 7 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time.
Online Regular rated (will not affect OTB ratings), Online Regular ratings used for pairings (OTB ratings used if no Online).
EF: $20 + US Chess Membership (https://new.uschess.org/become-member) if not already a current member. $10 service charge for refunds. WARNING: YOU MUST BE A Current US Chess Member to Participate and LOGGED IN WHEN PAIRINGS ARE ISSUED, OR YOU WILL NOT BE PAIRED.
Prizes: The top 20 players in each section will receive incredible custom awards including plaques and medals.
FIDE Rated: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Rated Event: Yes, this tournament is US Chess Rated.
Chris Torres firstname.lastname@example.org
Be sure to check out the Frequently asked questions suction about the Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic