4th Annual Des Moines Area Team Chess Championship

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

West Des Moines Learning Resource Center

3550 Mills Civic Pkwy

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Description: 5 Round Individual/Team Swiss Tournament. USCF Rated. Team members will play only members of other teams.

Open to Des Moines area teams with players in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Two Sections, K-5 and K-12. Teams must consist of at least 2 players from the same school, playing in the same section. There is no maximum number of players on a team, but only the top four scores will count towards team score.

We reserve the right to adjust teams so that the maximum numbers of players can be on a team.

Time Control: G/30; d5

Registration: On Site 8:00 - 9:15am. Online Registration at https://www.dsmchess.com/tournament-1

Entry Fee: $15 if registered prior to 10/19. $20 on site.

Round Times: Rd 1: 9:30am, Rd 2: 10:30am, Lunch, Rd 3: 12:30pm, Rd 4 & 5 ASAP. Awards will be immediately following final round.

Prizes: Team Trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams in K-5 and K-12 sections. Individual trophies for top four players of 1st place team in K-5 and K-12 sections.Individual trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall in K-5 and K-12 sections. Tie breaks will be posted on site.