Friday, February 26, 2010

2010 Annual Lubbock Scholastic Open

Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE)
The Susan Polgar Foundation and the Knight Raiders


3rd Annual Lubbock Open Scholastic Chess Championship
Saturday, March 27, 2010
A 4 Round Swiss System Tournament (Game/30)
Event Site: Monterey High School “New Box”, Lubbock, TX
Contact Info: 806-742-7742 E-mail:

Description of Tournament: A USCF rated Individual and Team Scholastic Championship

Games are played in five sections: Primary (K-2), Elementary (K-5), Middle School (K-8), High School (K-12) and Novice section K-8 (no USCF membership required). There is a total of 30 minutes maximum per player per game.

On-site registration and check in 8:45am-10:00am. All players must check in by 10:15am, if arrives later will receive a ½ point bye for the first round.

Round schedule:

1 10:30 AM
2 11:45 AM
3 1:15 PM
4 2:30 PM

Entry Fees: $10 received by 3/14; $15 received by 3/26, or on site $20. A valid USCF membership required in all sections, except Novice K-8. It can be obtained at or onsite on 3/27 until 10am.

Prizes: Trophies for top 6 finishers in each section. Trophies to top 3 school teams in each section. Team prizes are based on the top 3 individual scores from the same school or same club within the same section.

Also special trophy for top Sibling, top Parent/Child and top Coach/Student teams.

Special valuable chess prizes to the top overall finisher and top girl in each section sponsored by the Susan Polgar Foundation! Prize giving ceremony will be held shortly after the end of the last game which is around 4:00pm.

Chess boards and sets will be provided. Bring a chess clock if you have one.

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


Entry Form: Please PRINT all information and make check/money order to TTU-SPICE.
Name: ________________________ Phone: (_____) _____________School_________
Address: ____________________ City/State: __________ Zip:___________________
Email: ______________________________ DOB: ___________Section____________
USCF Rating (if any) _____USCF ID#:_______ Amount Enclosed (No cash, please) $______
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