DATES: July 20-21, 2019
SITE: Southeast Community College – Lincoln Campus (8800 O St, Lincoln) – View Map
Competition in rooms D2-D10. Participants must park on East side of the building and enter through Entrance F-1 or C-29.
SANCTION: All games will be rated by the United States Chess Federation. USCF membership IS NOT required for this event.
RULES: USCF tournament rules will be used. USCF membership is NOT required. Half point byes will be available for the first half of the tournament upon request. Byes in the last half of the tournament will be available only for emergencies. Ratings based on most recent published ratings.
EQUIPMENT: Chess sets and boards will be provided for Junior and Scholastic sections. Open and Reserve players must bring their own. A limited number of chess sets and chess clocks may be available.
AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each section. Sections are Open, Open U1800, Open U1600, Reserve Class B/C, Reserve Class D, Reserve Class E & Below (Rated under 1200), Reserve Unrated, Junior Open (Under age 19), Scholastic (Under age 13) Class E (Rated 1199-1000), Scholastic Class F (Rated 800-999), Scholastic Class G (Rated 600-799), Scholastic Class H (Rated 400-599), Scholastic Class I (Rated under 400) and Scholastic Unrated. Additional categories and medals may be added based on number of entries.
NOTE: Age determined as of July 20, 2019.
Open | U 1800
Open | U 1600
Reserve | Class B/C
Reserve | Class D
Reserve | Class E & Below (U 1200)
Reserve | Unrated
Junior (Under 19 Years) | Open
Scholastic | Class E (Rated 1000-1199)
Scholastic | Class F (Rated 800-999)
Scholastic | Class G (Rated 600-799)
Scholastic | Class H (Rated 400-599)
Scholastic | Class I (Rated U 400)
Scholastic | Unrated
*Tournament Director may move a player into a more appropriate section based on current rating
Open: Five-round Swiss System. Time Control: G 120, d5. Each player has 120 minutes to complete his/her moves. Clock does not start (delay) for 5 seconds per move. Each game could require up to 4 hours.
Reserve: Five-round Swiss System. Time Control: Game 60, d5. Under 1800. Each player has 60 minutes to complete his/her moves. Clock does not start (delay) for 5 seconds per move. Each game could require two hours.
Junior: Four-round Swiss System. Time Control: Game 40, d5. Under age 19. Each player has 40 minutes to complete his/her moves. Clock does not start (delay) for 5 seconds per move added on. Each game could require one hour and twenty minutes.
Scholastic: Five-round Swiss System. Time Control: Game 30, d5. Under age 13 and rated under 1200. Each player has 30 minutes to complete his/her moves. Each game could require one hour.
Registration Fees & Deadlines
REGISTER BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE:
$25 per participant until Feb. 14
$30 per participant until March 28
$35 per participant until May 30
$40 per participant until June 20
$45 per participant until July 8
$20 per participant until Feb. 14
$25 per participant until March 28
$30 per participant until May 30
$35 per participant until June 20
$40 per participant until July 8
$10 per participant until Feb. 14
$15 per participant until March 28
$20 per participant until May 30
$25 per participant until June 20
$30 per participant until July 8
ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2019 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; Sponsor gifts and coupons.
PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.
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Save time, avoid hassles and receive your CSG gear more than a week before the Opening Ceremonies by shipping your athlete packet ($10) or team box ($15). Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass. Athlete packets will begin to ship in late June. The packet shipping option will only be available for those registered by the final entry deadline. If you don’t choose the shipping option, you will need to pick up your athlete packet or team box.
For those who did not select the packet shipping option during registration, more information on when and where athlete packets and team boxes can be picked up will be posted soon. The shipping option can be added any time before the final entry deadline.
Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass, which includes admission to all venues and SportFest and the Opening Ceremonies. The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.
Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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