All K-12th players may play in this event regardless of residency
Location: Great Wolf Lodge; 100 Great Wolf Dr, Grapevine TX 76051. In the DFW Metroplex
Nearby airport: The Dallas International Airport is 10 minutes away from the hotel.
3 Sections: K-12 Championship, K-12 U1400, and K-12th U800
Full prizes based on 100 fully paid entries
K-12th Championship- Trophies to top 8 individual players and top 2 teams. 1st place individually will be rewarded a $500 scholarship.
K-12th U1400- Trophies to top 8 individual players and top 2 teams. 1st place individually will be rewarded a $250 scholarship.
K-12th U800 Trophies to top 8 individual players and top 2 teams. 1st place individually will be rewarded a $250 scholarship.
K-12th Blitz- Trophies to top 10 individuals
In the main event a team is defined as two or more players from the same school in the same section. Teams can be however large they would like to be. However when we calculate a teams score we only use the top 4 performing players from that team.
Trophies can be over 4 feet tall, please bring a vehicle large enough to transport them back.
Main event = 5 Rounds G30 D5. Blitz Event = 5 rounds G3;D2 USCF Rated.
Projected schedule: 1st round, 9:00AM. 2nd round, 10:20AM. 3rd round, 11:40AM. Lunch break, 1:00PM-2:30PM. 4th round, 2:30PM. 5th round, 3:50PM. Awards ceremony, 5:20PM.
The blitz mini event will take place during the first half of lunch break from 1:00pm-1:45pm, leaving plenty of time for the blitz participants to get lunch afterwards. Blitz registration costs $6. Blitz registration is only online, there will be no onsite registration. The blitz event will be five rounds of G/3;D/2. Trophies awarded to top 10 players.
None of the scholarships will be split, if multiple players have the same score the winner will be determined by the best tiebreaks.
Each individual guest will make their own reservation by visiting our website at www.greatwolf.com Guest will select “reservations” and insert Group Code 2111BLAKEM under “Offer Code” or guest can call the toll-free Central Reservations Department at 1-844-554-WOLF(9653) identifying themselves as part of the Blakeman Chess Club by the cut-off date above.
Registration and additional info
Registration is $32 online and will close at 11:59pm Nov 26th. On-site registration will be 8-8:30am tournament morning at $39.
Blitz registration is $6 and can only be purchased online.
Entry is fully refundable at any time until the tournament begins.
Registration and entry list link : BlakemanChess.com
100 Great Wolf Dr
Grapevine, TX 76051