2017 K-8 Illinois Championship

When: Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Where: Cedar Ridge Elementary School (2808 Breezewood Blvd, Bloomington)

5 Sections:

K-5, 5 rounds, G/30; Jr. High, 4 rounds, G/45 (both with 5 second delay)

  • K-3 Under 350
  • K-3 Over 350
  • 4-5 Under 350
  • 4-5 Over 350
  • Jr. High

Official ratings will be used for this tournament using the February Rating Supplement from the USCF (which reflect what each child’s rating was following the MLK tournament in January). Of course, children may ‘play up’ to a higher rating class or grade level if desired.

Entry Fee: $15.00 (USCF membership required, JTP acceptable for K-3)

Entry deadline: Extended until 2:00 pm, Friday February 10, or 250 participants (www.bnasc.org)

Registration (coaches only): Check in and all changes are due by 8:30 AM. You must be checked in by 8:30 AM or you will not be paired for the first round.

See who is registered by clicking here.

Registration is open!

Starting Time: First round will start at 9:00 AM with subsequent rounds to follow as soon as possible. Awards presented ASAP.

Trophies/Prizes:
Top 5 Teams in each section (Top 3 Junior High)
Top 10 Individuals in each section
Class trophies in each section

  • K-3 Under 350 – Top Unrated, 100-199
  • K-3 Over 350 – Top 350-499
  • 4-5 Under 350 – Top Unrated, 100-199
  • 4-5 Over 350 – Top 350-499, 500-699
  • Junior High – Top Under 400 (including Unrated), 400-699, 700-999

Participation trophies for all K-1 not receiving another trophy!!

Food Service: Breakfast items, Gondolas, Pizza, samosas,
GoGurt, snacks, and beverages will be available.

Questions or for more information: Please email Ben Lee
at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Day of Tournament Phone: 309-826-2893 or 661-316-8410

Blitz Results - Not in tie break order

Bughouse Results - Not in tie break order

Tournament Results for all sections

Original pairings are available here.

Check in lists by section as of 03/11/8:37 am:

Lower Primary

Upper Primary

Elementary

Jr. High


 

January 16, 2017

BoneStudentCenterLocation: ISU Bone Student Center

 

 

Any addition to the tournament on Monday morning will get a first round bye
Coaches report changes by 8:30am – Changes not in by 8:30am will get 1st round bye
1st round begins at 9:00am – Subsequent Rounds ASAP

 

Click here to see who is registered

 

Registration closes at 7:00pm on Saturday, January 14, 2017

No Club Teams
Must be USCF members or JTP registered

 

Entry fee $18 - Please make checks payable to BNASC

 

Sections, Times and Rounds
Lower Primary, Upper Primary & Elementary G/30 Delay 5 5 rounds
Junior High (6-8) G/45 Delay 5 4 rounds

 

Trophies
Lower Primary, Upper Primary and Elementary
Top 5 Overall – Top 5 Teams – Class Trophies

 

Junior High
Top 5 Overall – Top 4 Teams – Class Trophies

 

UPDATE 

Food will be available onsite at Burger King, Pizza Hut, and Einstein Bagels
Please note McAlister’s will be closed

 

Questions: Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 309-825-9753 after 4:00pm.

 

 

March 11 & 12, 2017

MarriottBloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
201 Broadway Ave, Normal, IL 61761

UPDATES:

Please check this page for communications and updates throughout the weekend.

Blitz Results - Not in tie break order

Bughouse Results - Not in tie break order

03/12/2017 4:35 PM Jr. High is Complete - Awards will be presented in the skittles room, Redbird E, F, G at approximately 5:15.

03/12/2017 4:24 PM Elementary is Complete - Awards will be presented in the skittles room, Redbird E, F, and G at approximately 5:00.

03/12/2017 2:50 PM Upper Primary is Complete - Awards will be presented in the skittles room, Redbird E, F, and G at approximately 3:30.

03/12/2017 1:51 PM Lower Primary is Complete - Awards will be presented in the skittles room, Redbird E, F, and G at approximately 2:15. 

03/11/2017 6:01 PM Round 5 Pairings - Round 5 pairings will be posted at approximately 8:30 am Sunday Morning.

03/11/2017 1:53 PM Spring Forward - Don't forget to set your clocks an hour forward tonight!

03/11/2017 9:04 AM PAIRINGS - Pairings are posted.  They will be available online here.

03/11/2017 8:37 AM CHECK IN -Please verify your information on the list below. If all of the information is correct, you are done. If there is an inaccuracy, please report the issue to the tournament information table as soon as possible.

Lower Primary

Upper Primary

Elementary

Jr. High

03/10/2017 11:31 AM BOIL ORDER - Due to a water main break last night, the Town of Normal is under a boil order.  Please consider bringing your own bottled water to the event.

Please review registered player information here.
Double check the section, school, and grade. Please also note the Blitz and Bughouse tabs that show who is registered for those events.

It has come to my attention that conflicting time and location information was previously published regarding this weekend's tournament. The entire tournament, including Blitz and Bughouse, will be held at the Marriott. No activities are being held at ISU this year. Blitz will begin at 6:30 and Bughouse will begin at 8:00

SECTIONS

Grades K-1  G/30 d5   7SS
Grades 2-3  G/45 d5   7SS
Grades 4-5  G/60 d5   7SS
Grades 6-8  G/60 d5   7SS

 
SCHEDULE

Friday, March 10:
Late registration for Blitz and Bughouse Tournament: 5:30 – 6:15 P.M. 
Late Payment for the 2017 Illinois K-8 Chess Championships 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.
Blitz Tournament 6:30 - 8 P.M.   Bughouse Tournament 8 - 9 P.M.

Saturday, March 11:
Check in Time: 8:00 – 9:30 am
Round starting times K-1 Section:  10:00, 12:30, 2:00, and 3:30
Round starting times 2-3 Section:  10:00, 12:30, 2:45, and 4:50
Round starting times 4-5 & 6-8 Sections:  10:00, 12:45, 3:15, and 5:50

Sunday, March 12:
Round starting times K-1 Section:  9:00, 10:45, 12:20   Trophies ASAP
Round starting times 2-3 Section:  9:00, 11:05, 1:15     Trophies ASAP
Round starting times 4-5 & 6-8 Sections:  9:00, 11:45, 2:15  Trophies ASAP

AWARDS

Each participant will receive a commemorative ribbon                                      
Trophies to top 25 individuals in each division                                                                          
Trophies to top 10 teams in each division                               
Trophies to top 2 in each grade
Class trophies for top 2 in several classes in each section

ENTRY FEE

$35 per player received by Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Please register and pay online at  www.onlineregistration.cc.  Online Registration is now closed.  The entry list can be viewed by going to the onlineregistration.cc webpage, scrolling to the bottom, click the "+Show Completed tournament List" button, expand "Bloomington Normal Area Schoolastic Chess" and then click the "Entry List" buttom.

If your registration and payment cannot be completed by March 1, then the late registration fee is $50.00 and payment must be received by Friday evening 9:00 P.M.March 10, 2017.

Late registration will be available on Friday, March 10, from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. All money including registration and USCF membership fees are to be completed before the day of the tournament.

No new registrations will be accepted on Saturday morning. If you do not pay online, please make your check payable to Bloomington/Normal Area Scholastic Chess or BNASC and mail registrations with all information to Amy Green, 405 Hovey Avenue, Normal, IL 61761.

Include the following: USCF number, name, grade, school, town of school, phone number and email address.

Other information:

Players must come from the state of Illinois. Top four players count toward team score. No club teams. No byes last round. Byes for any single round must be requested before the end of the first round. Only one bye allowed for tournament. All other rules/regulations shall be in accordance to ICA By-laws and the USCF Rulebook. 

Special Note: USCF JTP will be allowed in K-1 and 2-3 Sections.

For information see www.bnasc.org.

For any questions, please contact Amy Green by email at 
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or by phone 
(309)825-9753 or Jeff Smith by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at (309)378-2078.

HOTEL

The following hotel has a limited number of rooms reserved for the Chess Tournament.  Please reserve early by February 17 to receive the chess rate of $129 per night. Please mention Bloomington Normal Area Scholastic Chess Club when marking reservations.

Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel in uptown Normal, 201 Broadway Street, Normal IL 61761.  Please call 888 236-2427 or (309) 862-9000   

2017 ILLINOIS K-8 CHESS
BLITZ & BUGHOUSE TOURNAMENT
MARCH 10, 2017

March 10, 2017, Illinois K-8 Chess Blitz & Bughouse Tournament - Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel in uptown Normal.  Please  register and pay online at www.bnasc.org by Sunday, March 1.  The entry fee is $10 for each tournament by March 1.  Late registration will be on Friday from 5:30 to 6:15 P.M. with a late registration fee of $20.00 for each tournament.  All players will play in one Blitz section. 

Bughouse will also have one section.  If you do not have a Bughouse partner, we will have a list Friday night to establish teams.   

Schedule: 5:30 – 6:15 PM Late registration.  Blitz from 6:30 to 8 P.M. 5 Rounds SS. G5 d0; 
Bughouse from 8 to 9 P.M. 5 rounds SS or when complete.

Prizes: Trophies for Blitz Tournament:  First through third place overall and First place for each section, K-1, 2-3, 4-5, and 6-8.  Bughouse Tournament: Top four.  For more information, contact Amy Green by email at 
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or by phone 
(309)825-9753 or Jeff Smith by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at (309)378-2078.

Other information:  No byes