2021 US Junior Chess Congress Online

National Championship Event

Event Overview

Apr 10-11: 2021 US Junior Chess Congress Online
a US Chess Online National Scholastic Championship
Organized by Chess Weekend and Mechanics’ Institute Chess Club

Platform: chess.com Sections & Rounds: 6 Sections based on Age on 9/1/20. Higher of 2021 Apr OTB or ONL reg suppl rating used. 1-day Sections: Age 6&under, Age 8&under: Sat., April 10, 5SS G/15+5: 11a, 1p, 3p, 5p, 7p ET. Age 10&under: Sat., April 10, 5SS G/25+5: 11a, 1p, 3p, 5p, 7p ET. Age 12&under, Age 14&under: Sun., April 11, 5SS G/25+5: 11a, 1p, 3p, 5p, 7p ET. 2-day Championship Section: Age 16/18&under: Sat. AND Sun., April 10-11, 6SS G/60+5: 12p, 3p, 6p ET both days. Bye: Max 2 half-point byes, last 2 rounds irrevocable & must request before Round 1. Individual Prizes: Commemorative plaques or medals to Top 10 players overall, Top 3 players in under-sections (see website for rating cutoffs). Team Competition: Clubs and school teams may compete for team prizes within each section: Min 3 players, Top 3 scores count towards team score. Awards to Top 5 teams (Top 3 in Champ.) Fair Play: Monitoring through webcam is mandatory for everyone! 1-day sections: 1 webcam; 2-day section: 2 cameras. QC Check-in sessions will be provided. Violations may be reported to the US Chess Ethics Committee. Entry Fees: 1-day sections $40 by 3/15, $50 3/30, $60 by 4/9. 2-Day Section: $50 by 3/15, $60 by 3/30, $70 by 4/9. Registration closes at 6PM ET on 4/9. USCF membership req. Enter Online: https://www.kingregistration.com/event/USJCC2021 Side events: Thurs. Arena, Fri. Blitz, Sat. Roundtable Discussion, Sun. ChessKid.com rapid tournament. Full event details: milibrary.org/juniorchesscongress. Questions: 2021juniorcongress@gmail.com.


21694 Doud Ct.
Frankfort, IL 60423
United States

Sections: 6
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: Plaques/medals
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: Yes

Organizer Overview

Chess Weekend
Email: 2021juniorcongress@gmail.com
Phone: Please email for info

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