THE 2021 FREE ELECTION SCHOLASTIC online chess tournament will be conducted online on lichess.org for scholastic players of all levels from all locations. Yes, this is a *FREE*, no cost tournament!
Format: 90 minutes of fun non-stop action! Not USCF Rated.
5 Age Based Sections: K-1, K-3, K-5, K-8, and K-12. First time players are welcome and encouraged to participate!
Time Limit: G/10 with 5 second increment.
Entry Fee: FREE
Rounds: Games in all sections will be paired ASAP!
Registration: At progresswithchess.org/election until 12pm EST Nov 2. Players must have an account on lichess.org (free to setup) to participate. Instructions for joining the tournament will be emailed.
Prizes: Customized trophies mailed home to the top 3 players in each section.
Arena Format: Arena Tournaments are fast paced and full of action. Try to earn as many points as you can in a limited amount of time (90 minutes for this event). There are no rounds. Players are paired nonstop after their games end until 90 minutes are up.
Fair Play: Games of all winners will be reviewed. No cameras or Zoom required. Players using engine assistance may be flagged by lichess, removed from the tournament and banned from all Progress With Chess tournaments and classes.
Contact: Stacia Pugh, firstname.lastname@example.org, 216-346-9643
Cleveland, OH 44139