The Thurston Chess Tournament will be Saturday, March 4, 2017. K-8 students in Ann Arbor are invited to play.

Tournament location: Thurston Elementary School, 2300 Prairie Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 (Google Map)

Two ways to register: Download the Registration Form or Register online

Organizer: Sharon Weiner (sweiner72@me.com); Chief Tournament Director: Ray Garrison

  Section A (RATED) Section B Section C Section D Section E
  FULL DAY
Open to all experienced players K-8th grade.
USCF membership required and may be purchased at www.arborchess.com or at tournament.
FULL DAY
Elementary Open
K-5 with experience
USCF RATING UNDER 500
HALF DAY
(afternoon)

Kindergarten/
Grade 1
USCF RATING UNDER 300
HALF DAY
(afternoon)

Novice player
Grade 2
USCF RATING UNDER 300
HALF DAY
(afternoon)

Novice player
Grade 3-5
USCF RATING UNDER 300
Matches Four matches,35 minutes/player (G/35) Five 60 min matches Two 40 minute,
two 50-minute matches*
Two 40 minute,
two 50-minute matches*
Two 40 minute,
two 50-minute matches*
Rounds 10:00, 11:45, 1:30, 3:00 9:45; 11:00; 12:15; 1:30; 2:40 12:15; 1:15; 2:15; 3:15 12:15; 1:15; 2:15; 3:15 12:15; 1:15; 2:15; 3:15
Check-in 9:00-9:30* 8:45-9:15* 11:00-11:30* 11:00-11:30* 11:00-11:30*
Entry Fee $22** $16** $11** $11** $11**

* Late check-ins will not be paired for the first round. Each new round will start as soon as all previous matches are over and new pairings have been determined.
** Early registration must be received by February 24. After that, please add $5 to the entry fee. No on-site registration is accepted. NO REFUNDS