Wednesday, January 26, 2011

4th annual Lubbock Scholastic Open

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

4th Annual Lubbock Open Scholastic Chess Championship
Saturday, February 19, 2011
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:

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-12 (no USCF membership required). There is a total of 30 minutes maximum per player per game.

On-site registration and check in 8:30am-9:30am. All players must check in by 9:45am. Later arrival will receive a ½ point bye for the first round.

Round schedule: 10:00am -11:15am-1:00pm and 2:15pm

UIL Invitational Puzzle-Solving at 12:15pm.

Entry Fees: $10 received by 1/24; $15 received by 2/14, or on site $20. A valid USCF membership required in all sections, except Novice K-12. It can be obtained at or onsite on 2/19 until 10am. The entry for the UIL Puzzle Solving is $5.

Prizes: Trophies for top 5 finishers in each section. Trophies to top 3 school teams in each section.

Special valuable chess prizes to the top overall finisher in each section sponsored by the Susan Polgar Foundation! Team prizes are based on the top 3 individual scores from the same school within the same section. 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 3:45pm.

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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