World Junior Online (Kids Only)
This tournament will feature Swiss pairings.
• The tournaments will begin every Sunday at 12 pm Eastern Standard Time (11 pm CT, 10am MT, or 9 am PT) and end at 5 pm Eastern Standard Time. Players are encouraged to join the tournament a few minutes early. Players will join a zoom link that will be given after registration through email or text. There will be 15 minutes break between rounds so tournament most likely would end earlier.
• The tournament will last for five hours. Rounds will be held at (Eastern Time): 12 pm, 1 pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4 pm. Players can withdraw from the event at any time.
• This tournament will be USCF-online regular Quick rated! An active USCF membership is required. You can join the USCF or renew an expired USCF membership at this link: https://new.uschess.org/become-member
• Register For World Junior Online 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28 At Michiganjuniorchessarena.com
Before signing up for the tournament, please register for a lichess.org account (it's free!) if you do not have an existing account. Please provide your lichess.org username in the " Username" field when you complete the registration form. If you have any issues try watching this video about how to register an account on lichess:
• There will be four sections: K-12, K-8, K-5, K-3
• Trophies will be mailed (The First week of every month to save on shipping cost) to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each section.
Implodians Presents World Online Chess Championship (THE WINNER OF EACH SECTION WILL RECIEVE A CHAMPIONSHIP BELT THAT YOU WILL KEEP UNTIL YOU FACE THE WINNER OF NEXT MONTH'S WOCC EVENT IN A 12 GAME MATCH FOR THE TITLE)
Feb 13th, 2021, 11:00 AM EASTERN |$30 entry Format: 5 Round Swiss. USCF Online Quick Rated. 4 Sections: Open, Under 1800, Under 1300, Under 700. For determining sections, the higher of a player’s USCF Over the Board (OTB) Regular or Quick rating and their USCF Online Quick rating will be used. Games will be played on Lichess.org. Time Limit: G/15; +5 (5 second increment). Entry Fee: $30, IM-GM free (entry taken out of winnings). Discounts for Detroit City Chess Club/Implodians children. Registration closes at 9:00 AM pm on tournament day. Schedule: Open and Under 1800 Sections: Rounds: 11am-12pm-1pm-2pm-3pm All pairings created ASAP after each round end. Anticipated completion before 4pm. Registration until 9am on tournament day. More Info at Michiganjuniorchessarena.com. Register at https://michiganjuniorchessarena.com/world-junior-online
Prizes (based on 50 entries): OPEN: $175-$100, U2000: $75. U1800: $100-$75, U1500: $50. U1200: $80-$40, U900 $40. UNDER 700: $60-$30. All prizes will be sent using Paypal Fair Play: Open section Players must be on Zoom with side angle camera (Cell phone camera is ok) for all games to be eligible to win prizes U1800, U1200 and U700 Sections, face camera ok. Players using chess engine assistance will be flagged by lichess.org, reported to the USCF Ethics Committee and face disciplinary action. Instructions: You will receive an email to you regarding how to access the tournament on lichess.org, login on Zoom and setup cameras once registration closes. Online Lessons for kids are also available from National Championship winning coach and creator of the Implodian system for info on lessons or tournament Contact: Bryan Wilson (313)878-2807 Email: Implodianchess@gmail.com
Detroit, MI 48203