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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: richardjgarciacpa@sbcglobal.net

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.

For more information, contact richardjgarciacpa@sbcglobal.net

Posted on December 20, 2013