Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Pumpkin Prix

Open and Scholastic Chess Tournament

Part of the Shelby County Chess 09/10 Grand Slam Series

(In conjunction with Cajun Chess)

October 31, 2009

Cordova Elementary, 750 Sanga Rd, Cordova, Tennessee

Open Section: Two sections: Open and Under 1600. 4/SS Game in 60; USCF Rated, Membership Required. 60% of entry fees returned as prizes. Open: First and second overall, top U1800. Under 1600: First and second overall; top U1400.

Scholastic Rated: K-3, K-6, K-12 (sections may be combined if necessary); Unrated: K-6.

Sections: 5/SS, Game in 30 minutes. Medals to top 3 overall in each section; ribbons to all.

Registration: Check in and on-site registration from 8:00-8:45. After 8:45 a.m. a ½ point bye will be awarded for the first round.

Entry Fee: $8 scholastic if mailed by Oct. 24; $10 onsite. $15 open if mailed by Oct. 24; $20 onsite

Rounds: Open - Rounds: 9 a.m., 11:15, a.m. 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

Scholastic - Round 1: 9 a.m. Rounds 2-5 as soon as possible

Grand Slam Top 3 winners of each section in the Grand Slam Series will receive prizes.

Series: Individuals who play in all four Gland Slam tournaments will receive a special participant prize. All Grand Slam prizes will be presented at the Shelby County Chess Championship in the spring.

Top 2 finishers in each section in each Grand Slam Tournament qualify for the 2010 Shelby County Chess (SCC) Closed. See for more details.

For entries:
Make check payable to: Shelby County Chess,

Mail check & entry to: Marla Stafford. PO Box 770474, Memphis, TN 38177

Include: First and Last Name
Phone Number
Address (City, State and Zip)
Your Email Address
Section you will be playing in: K3, K6, K12, K6 unrated, Open U 1600

Chess sets will be provided; please bring clocks. Email: Shelbychess for information.

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