Statesville Skewer #4
Saturday, April 20, 2013

NEW Convenient Location: Monticello School, corner of NC Hwy 90 and Monticello Road, Statesville NC (I-40 Exit 148). Multiple restaurants, grocery store, gas stations, and CVS Pharmacy nearby. Note: we moved the tournament from Monticello church to the school, about 1 mile away, due to a scheduling conflict.
(Link to Google Maps)

Register in advance using a major credit card or PayPal. Early registration discount available until Friday, April 19 at 11:59pm. Click here to register now!

On-site registration: 9:00-9:50 am. Registration will close promptly at 9:50. Registrations after 9:50 will receive a half-point bye for Round 1. No exceptions! This is to ensure a timely start to the first round. Register in advance to avoid the stress!

FREE door prizes will be given away at 10:00am! (Limit one per player; you must be present to win.)

OPEN Section
Open to all
SILVER Section
Under 1600
BRONZE Section
Under 1000 & Unrated
Prizes:
1st: $100
2nd: $40
U2000: $50
U1800: $50
1st: $100
2nd: $40
U1400: $50
U1200: $50
Trophies to 1st-4th,
Top U700, Top U400,
and Top Unrated
Format: 4-round Swiss 4-round Swiss 4-round Swiss
Rating system: Regular rated Regular rated Regular & Quick rated
Time control: Game/65 + 5 sec delay Game/65 + 5 sec delay Game/30 + 5 sec delay
Round Times: 10:00 - 1:00 - 3:30 - 5:50 10:00 - 1:00 - 3:30 - 5:50 10:00 - 11:15 - 1:00 - 2:15
Entry fee: $18 if paid by April 19, $20 at site $18 if paid by April 19, $20 at site $10 if paid by April 19, $12 at site
Special info: Prizes are based on 14 players in the section. Minimum 50% guaranteed. 50¢ rebate to current NCCA members who complete the playing schedule without withdrawing. Prizes are based on 14 players in the section. Minimum 50% guaranteed. 50¢ rebate to current NCCA members who complete the playing schedule without withdrawing. Trophy presentation will be held at approximately 3:15pm.

Bye policy: One half-point bye is available for any round. But you must request the bye no later than 15 minutes before the scheduled start of Round 2 in your section. After Round 2 begins, your bye request is irrevocable. Players having received a full-point bye in Round 1 are not eligible to request a half-point bye in subsequent rounds.

Other requirements: Current USCF membership is required of all participants.

To register:

For more information, contact Mike Williams at statesville.chess@gmail.com, or by telephone at 704-450-7677, but your registration is not complete and you will not be paired until payment is received, either by PayPal or by regular mail, or before 9:45am onsite the day of the tournament. Payments must be received by 11:59 pm on 4/19/2013 to qualify for the discounted rate.

Special fundraiser info! The Monticello UMC youth will be selling snacks during the tournament to help raise money for their upcoming summer mission trip to South Dakota. Please consider supporting them during your visit.