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Harmony Hills hosts Scholastic chess tournament

DATE: Saturday, January 11
TIME: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
LOCATION: Harmony Hills Elementary school, 10727 Memory Lane

Harmony Hills Elementary School is hosting a Scholastic Chess Tournament Saturday, January 11.

This is a non-rated scholastic chess tournament open to all elementary, middle, and high school students.  Registration is from 8–9:15 a.m.  Round 1 begins at 9:30 a.m.; six rounds, Swiss (everyone plays all 6 games).  Each round will last up to fifty minutes.  Elementary (Two divisions:  Primary (K-2) and Open (K-5).  K-2 players may “play up” in the open division, provided they feel ready.   Middle school and high school are open (grades 6-8 and 9-12).  Individual trophies and medals are awarded in all divisions (number will be dependant upon the number of pre-registered entrants), along with team trophies. 

Entrance fee is $6 for pre-registrants and $9 for on-site registration. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the school. Free raffle and puzzle contests with prizes to be won!!!

To pre-register, please mail player information (name, school, grade and requested division) and a check made payable to “Harmony Hills PTA” for $6 per player to:

Harmony Hills Elementary PTA

Attn: Lisa DeHart

10727 Memory Lane

San Antonio, TX 78216

Tel: 210-407-3800

Pre-registrations must arrive no later than January 6, 2014.  For more information, please e-mail your questions to Richard Garcia:

To ensure enough boards are available, we greatly appreciate visiting clubs providing their own chess sets. All participants must report to the registration table upon arrival, even if you have pre-registered.

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Posted on December 20, 2013