NORTH CAROLINA COLLEGIATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
DATE: Saturday, April 7, 2018
SPONSOR: Wake Tech Community College (WTCC), WTCC Chess Club, and WTCC Student Government Association
LOCATION: WTCC, North Campus, Building D, Room 360. Address: 6600 Louisburg Road, Raleigh, NC 27616 (just north of I-540, exit 18). Park in any lot.
REGISTRATION: Open to all North Carolina post-secondary students. Must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary public or private educational institution (two- or four-year) as an undergraduate or graduate student. Also open to NC residents currently enrolled in a college out of state. Must be a current United States Chess Federation (USCF) member. USCF membership can be renewed or purchased on site with credit card (arrive early).
FORMAT: 3-round Swiss in two sections—Championship and U1400 Candidates
TIME CONTROL: G/60, d5 for both sections. Players may request one half-point bye before round 1.
EQUIPMENT: Some clocks/sets will be available. Players who have sets and clocks should bring them.
ROUND TIMES: 9:30 AM, 12:15 PM, and 2:30 PM. Round 3 may begin earlier.
ENTRY FEE: $10 for players in either section, cash only, payable on site. Lunch will be provided for all participants. Must be present by 9:15 to be paired for round 1.
PRIZES: Open $125-$75-$50 for U1600. Candidates $75-$50-$25. Based on 20 entries. Trophy to Open winner and title of North Carolina Collegiate Chess Champion 2018.
CONTACT: Dean Furbish (email@example.com, 919-747-0040) or Mike Tedder (firstname.lastname@example.org, 919-816-6109)