2023 Susan E Kantor TN State Scholastic Individual Championship Regional Qualifier
2023 Susan E Kantor Tennessee State Scholastic Individual Championship West TN Qualifier
This event is a qualifier hosted by Mid-South Chess in Conjunction with the Tennessee Chess Association. The top 8 players in each section will qualify to play in the State Championship on November 18th in Crossville!
Qualifier Date: Saturday November 4th
Location: Lausanne Collegiate School (1381 W Massey Rd in Memphis)
Time: On Site Registration begins at 7:30am and runs until 8:15am. All players must be checked in by 8:30 or they may not be paired for Round 1. First Round begins at 9:00am promptly. All other rounds ASAP Estimated finish is 4:00-4:30pm
Cost: $20 for all entries received online by November 1st. $30 thereafter and on-site
Format: 5 Rounds Swiss Tournament
(Note: An additional round may be added if a section has over 48 players)
Time Control: Rounds 1 and 2 are G30; d5 Rounds 3-5 are G45; d5
Primary: Grades K-3
Elementary: Grades K-5
Middle School: Grades 6-8
High School: Grades 9-12
Note: As a qualifier, this tournament is not rated by USCF, so membership with both USCF and TCA is NOT REQUIRED to play the qualifier. Dues are required prior to the player participating in the State Finals.
Awards: Top 10 players in each section and the Top Under 800 and Top Unrated player in each section will receive a Trophy. All other players will receive a commemorative prize recognizing their participation in this event.
Tiebreakers: The top 8 players in each section will qualify for State Finals.
1st Place Ties: A g10; d0 Tiebreaker match will be played.
All other Ties: (1) Modified Median, (2) Solkoff, (3) Cummulative, (4) Opp. cumulative (5) Median, (6) Kashdan (7) Sonnerborn-Berger
An awards ceremony will be held at the conclusion of each section.
Concessions will be sold on-site.
Players are encouraged to bring their own chess clocks; a limited number of clocks will be available for those without.
Questions: Contact Arlene Kleiman- Regional Scholastic Coordinator at 901-494-2526 or email@example.com