• Best of the West KIDS Championship
      Saturday, May 25, 2019

      Santa Clara Marriott (map)

      2700 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054

      This tournament is best suited for youth with rating under 1200.

      For Adults and youth players rated over 1200, please consider Best of the West Championship
      on May 25-27, Saturday (BayAreaChess.com/bestwest)
  • Sections & Prizes

    4 Sections based on USCF Rating:
    1199 - 900
    899 - 600
    599 - 300
    under300 & unrated

    Max two 1/2-point byes.
    L ast rounds must commit before the Rd 1.
    Econ option must commit before the 1st round statrs.


    Trophies to Top 10 players in each section.
    (winning record required!)

    Trophies to the Top 5 School Team & Top 5 Club Teams
    in all sections combined.

    Medals to all who didn't win a trophy!
  • Schedule & Fees

    Onsite Registration:
    Saturday 9-9:30AM

    Round times:
    Round 1: 10:00AM
    Round 2: 11:30AM
    Round 3: 1:00PM
    Round 4: 2:20PM
    Round 5: 3:15PM

    Win or lose - players are expected to play ALL rounds.
    Can't make it to one round? Request a half-point bye in advance!

    Entry Fees: Same fees as last year!

    Play-up: $15 
    Late fee: After 5/21 +$15
  • TDs and Organizers

    Tournament Directors:
    Senior TD Judit Sztaray
    Senior TD Reka Sztaray
    Club TD Michael D'Alfonis
    Club TD Arthur Liou

    Organizers: Email to the organizers
    Dr. Judit Sztaray

Terms and Conditions
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