Provincial Interschool Team

Chess Championship

February 24, 2001

York House School

On February 24, 2001, the British Columbia Chess Federation will hold a team chess championship open to all schools in British Columbia.  Separate events will be held for elementary (grades 1-7) and secondary (grades 8-12) schools.  Space is limited, and therefore entries will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.  Each school is limited to one team in each event (with the exception of the host school, which may enter two teams in each event).

Date

February 24, 2001

Time

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location

York House School

4176 Alexandra St.

Vancouver, B.C., V6J 2V6

http://www.yorkhouse.bc.ca

Information and Registration

For additional information or to register contact:

Katherine Davies

1812 West 36th Ave.

Vancouver, B.C.  V6M 1K4

Tel:  (604) 266-5842

Fax: (604) 266-5842 (telephone first)

e-mail: mail-for-katherine@telus.net

The deadline for registration is February 10, 2001.

Format

Five-round Swiss system (all teams guaranteed five matches)

Rounds

The first round will begin at 9:30 a.m. Additional rounds will begin at approximately 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:30 pm, and 4:30 p.m.

Matches

Four players from each team will play in each match.

Time Control

For Rounds 1-3, if clocks are available, the time control will be 30 minutes per player for the game.  If clocks are not available, after 45 minutes the game will be continued using a clock with each player having 10 minutes to complete the game.

For Rounds 4-5, if clocks are available, the time control will be 45 minutes per player for the game.  If clocks are not available, after one hour the game will be continued using a clock with each player having 15 minutes to complete the game.

Chess clocks will be used for the top three matches in each round in each event, with a time control of 45 minutes per player for the game.

Teams

Each team will consist of four players and up to two spares.  Substitutions may not be made during games, but any four team members may play in a given match.

Entry fee

$25 per team.  This fee includes spares.

Prizes

The first three schools in each event will receive a permanent trophy, as well as custody of a perpetual trophy for one year. Winning team members will receive individual trophies.  The top players for each board will receive prizes.

Equipment

Please bring sets, boards and chess clocks if possible.  Scoresheets will be provided.

Food

Food, including lunch, will be available on site.



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