May 22. (Online Regular Rated) 2021 Pennsylvania Online Scholastic Chess Challenge. 5-SS. G/25+5. Online at https://www.chesskid.com/ 6 sections: Grades K-12 Open, Grades K-12 U1000, Grades K-8 Open, Grades K-8 U800, Grades K-5 Open, Grades K-5 U600. All: EF: $32. May 2021 Regular Over-The-Board ratings used for section eligibility and pairings. Rds: 1st round 10am, sections paired as rounds are completed. Prizes: 1st to 5th Place Plaques in each section. Additional plaques based on entries per section. Ent: Online only by May 10 at: https://www.events4chess.com/events/?event_ID=1355 Info: Brad Crable firstname.lastname@example.org
All entrants are also eligible and encouraged to play in an unrated free practice tournament to help familiarize you with the ChessKid system, the week before on May 15. It will start at 10 AM and will be a 4 round Swiss, Game/8 Minutes with 1-second Increment. The results will not count toward the main event, nor will it be USCF-rated. We encourage all who register to participate in this warm-up. This will make sure your event username and password work and help to resolve any connectivity issues.
June 5 & 6. (Online Regular Rated) 2021 PSCF National Qualifiers. 5-RR. G/70+10. Online at https://www.chess.com/ 4 sections: Denker Qualifier: grades 9 to 12, Barber Qualifier: grades 6 to 8, Rockefeller Qualifier: grades K to 5, Haring Qualifier: Girls grades K to 12. All: Must be PA resident and eligible for the appropriate national. PSCF required $5. Required to use two webcams logged on zoom. EF: $50. Maximum of May 2021 Regular Over-The-Board and Online ratings used for section eligibility. Top 6 rated in each section qualify to play. EFs refunded to remaining entries. Rds: Saturday 11am - 3pm - 7pm; Sunday 11am - 3pm. If needed, tiebreak games at G/8+1 after final round is completed. Prizes: 1st Place qualifies as PA representative to National. $20 per win and $10 per draw awarded to all players. Ent: PSCF, c/o Tom Martinak, 25 Freeport St., Pittsburgh PA 15223-2245. Checks payable to PSCF. Entries must be received by May 29. Info: email@example.com, 412-908-0286.