2021 National K-12 Grades Championships

Junior Grand Prix, National Championship Event
Rosen Shingle Creek

Event Overview

US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

Dec. 3-5, Florida

2021 National K-12 Grade Championships

Format: 7SS, G/90 d5.  13 Sections. Play only in your grade section – No “playing up” allowed. December Rating Supplement will be used.

Site:  Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819.  Guest rooms can be booked, NLT 11/8/2021, by calling (407) 996-9939, mention “US Chess”. HR: $129 Single/Quad (fees and applicable taxes not included).

Byes:  Only one 1/2-point bye available, any round except Round 7, if requested prior to the start of Rd. 1.

Scoring:  Team score = total of top three (minimum two) finishers from each school per grade. First place individual and team, including ties, will be the National Champion for their grade.

Schedule: Opening ceremony Fri. 12:45 PM. Round start times: Fri. 1 PM & 6 PM, Sat. 10 AM, 2PM, & 6 PM, Sun. 9 AM & 1 PM. Awards Ceremony: Sun., approx. 5 PM.  Special round times for K-1 sections: Fri. 1:30 PM & 5:30 PM, Sat. 9:30 AM, 1:30 PM, & 5:30 PM, Sun. 9:30 AM & 1:30 PM. K-1 Awards Ceremony:  Sun. approx. 4:30 PM.

EF: $70/participant postmarked or online by 11/22, $90 postmarked or online by 11/29, $105 by 12/1, $110 on site; $30.00 extra for all phone registrations; $30 fee for roster or section changes after 11/29 or any onsite changes.

Registration:  Onsite registration Thurs. 9 AM to 9 PM & Fri. 8 AM to 11 AM. Players who register or change sections after 11 AM on Friday will receive a 1/2-point bye for Rd. 1.

Awards: Awards to top individuals & top teams in each grade. Every player receives a commemorative medal! Full list of awards on tournament info page.

Side Events: Bughouse: Thurs. 11 AM, Reg. onsite only Thurs. 9-10 AM, $30/team. Bughouse Awards: Top 5 Teams. Blitz: K-6 and K-12, G/5 d0, Thurs. 5 PM, Reg. onsite until 4 PM. Blitz EF: $30 by 11/29, $40 after or at site. Blitz Awards: Awards in K-6 and K-12 sections.  Full list of awards on tournament info page.

Team Rooms:  Limited availability. Contact Pete Karagianis at 931-200-9477 or by email: pkaragianis@uschess.org. General Questions: nationalevents@uschess.org.

Entries: U.S. Chess Federation, Attn.: 2021 K-12 Championship, P.O. Box 3967, Crossville, TN 38557 or online at https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/tournament.php?wkevent=2021K12. DO NOT MAIL ANYTHING AFTER NOVEMBER 10!  There have been significant mail delays.  Online registration STRONGLY encouraged.  

See website for additional information about the event, advance entries, awards, team rooms, meetings, updates, corrections, and registration forms, http://www.uschess.org/tournaments/2021/k12/.



9939 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819
United States

Sections: 13
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Boyd Reed
Email: boyd.reed@uschess.org
Phone: 931-787-2244

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