ʻOihana Hale Waihona Puke Aupuni o ka Mokuʻāina o Hawaiʻi
Public Library System
Where you belong
When: June 12-13 9:00AM- 5:00PM
Where: Wahiawa Public Library 820 California Ave. Wahiawa, HI 96786
Bring: A friend, lunch or lunch money. Please bring your own regulation chess boards, pieces, and clocks.
Format: A four-round Swiss-System, non-elimination chess tournament (everyone plays all rounds). We recommend that advanced players join the United States Chess Federation (uschess.org) and plan to play in the free USCF rated section.
Sections: Open division. It is required to write down moves of the games. Learn how at chess.com or on YouTube. Current USCF membership is required to play in the advanced section, because they will be rated. Sign up in advance at www.uschess.org
Round Times: 9:30AM, 1:00PM. Awards ceremony at 4:30PM. Half-point byes available in any rounds in case you have other commitments on any of the days. Check-in June 12 9-9:30AM. First round starts 9:30AM.
Time Control: Each player will have 90 minute for the whole game with 5 second delay.
Prizes: Amazon gift cards and medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in the open division.
Parent Note: We recommend that you play for the fun of it. Beginners of all ages are highly encouraged to play. Players under age 16 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times!
Lunch: There are several fast food restaurants nearby.
Registration: To register for the tournament, please RSVP email@example.com or call the library 808-622-6345 before 7PM on Wednesday June 10th, include: Name of each player, contact phone, grade level, experience level, and any chess rating (online or over the board).
Upcoming Tournaments: December 2020 Wahiawa Winter Chess Tournament
All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.