Sunday, January 10, 2010

4th "Get Smart! Play Chess!"

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY, Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE), the Knight Raiders and the Susan Polgar Foundation present

4th "Get Smart! Play Chess!" Winter Scholastic Chess Championship
Saturday, January 23, 2010

A 4 Round Swiss System Tournament (Game/30)

Event Site: Science Spectrum 2579 S. Loop 289 Lubbock, TX
Contact Info: 806-742-7742 E-mail:

A USCF Individual and Team Chess Championship

Games are played in five rated sections:

Primary (K-2), Elementary (K-5), Middle School (K-8), High School (K-12) and Adults. There is a total of 30 minutes maximum per player per game.

On-site registration 8:30am - 9:45am All players must check in by 9:45am. Bring chess set, board and clock if you have one!

Round schedule:

Round - Start time

1 10:15 AM
2 11:30 PM
3 1:00 PM
4 2:15 PM

Entry Fees: $10 received by 1-20, $15 received by 1-22, after or on site $20. A valid USCF membership required. It can be obtained at or on site on 1-23 until 10am. Entry fee includes access to the museum OR one free IMAX movie.

(For accompanying person there is an optional discounted entry ($4.50) to the museum or to the IMAX theatre. The discounted combined ticket is $7.)

Prizes: Trophies for top 5 individual and top 3 team finishers in each scholastic section. Team prizes are based on the top three scores from the same school in the same section. In the adult section 70% of the paid entries are returned in prizes. Also special trophy for top Sibling, top Parent/Child and top Coach/Student teams.

Prize giving ceremony will be held shortly after the end of the last game which is around 3:30pm.

Please send Entry Blank and Fees to: SPICE Box 45080 Lubbock, TX 79409-5080
Additional information on or


Entry Form: Please PRINT all information and make check/money order to SPICE.

Name: _________________________ Phone: (_____) __________School___________
Address: _________________________ City/State: _____________ Zip:___________
Email: ________________________________ DOB: _________Section____________
USCF Rating (if any)____USCF ID#:____ Family/Coach team ___Amount Enclosed $______

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