Kids Tournaments & ClubsUpdated Dec 30, 2017. Please report any corrections/updates to help at bayareachess.com.
Recurring Signature Tourneys1/2-day Tourneys
Every Weekend (Swiss 10am-2pm & Quads 2:30-5pm)
@ all over Bay Area at various locations
Trophies to all players with winning record
Medals to all others
Swiss @ 9:30a: 4 rounds SS x G/30 ***NEW START TIME ***
Quads @ 2p (req. checkin from 1:30p): 3 games (round robin) x G/30Typical Schedule
Please see Signature Tournament Information for detailed schedule and more information!
San Jose BAC Office (map): various Sundays, few Saturdays
Cupertino Courtyard (map): various Sundays, few Saturdays
Fremont MARRIOTT (Not Courtyard!) (map): 2nd Sunday of the month
Rancho Cordova (Sacramento) Courtyard (map): *Quads only * every 2nd Saturday of the month
San Ramon Courtyard (map): various Sundays, few Saturdays
2018 New Year - Scholastic Event
2018 New Year's Youth Championship
Sunday, Jan 7, 2018
@ Biltmore Santa Clara (map)Trophies to:
Top 10 players in each sections (winning record required)
Top 5 Clubs & Top 5 Schools in all sections combinedSections & Schedule
1199-900, 899-600, 599-300, u300
Time Control: G/30;d5
Online registration: Sunday 9-9:30am
Round times: 10am, 11:30am, lunch, 1pm, 2:20pm, 3:45pm
Trophy ceremony: around 4:45pmFees
Entry Fee: $48
Play-up fee: $15
Late Fee: +$15 after 1/1
A side event of a National Championship!
2018 US Amateur Team West
Saturday - Feb 17, 2018
@ Santa Clara Convention Center(map)Trophies to:
Trophies to each player in:
Top 3 Teams overall
Top Team u900
Top Team u600
Top Team u300
and other fun categories!
Trophies to top 2 scorers on each board.
Commemorative medals to all players.Sections
One big section for all players!
Schedule & Time Control
Please, check the event's webpage for detailed inforation.Fees
49 (individual) and 179 (team)
Late fee After 2/11 and onsite: $15 per Player, $60 per team
Kids One Day Signature Events
All over the Bay Area! on Every Weekend!Trophies to all players with winning record
Medals to all others
Swiss @ 9:30a: 4 rounds SS x G/30 *** NEW START TIME ***
Quads @ 2p (req. checkin from 1:30p): 3 games (round robin) x G/30Ideal for getting more experience or for a second tournament after the Big Super States!
Popular Locations: Fremont, Cupertino, San Ramon, San Jose, Foster City, Sacramento
Mostly Sundays, some Saturdays.
Register Early as space is limited!
BAC Rising Star Tournamnets
@ BAC Office San Jose (map)Non-rated tournaments for rookie touranament players
Seminar & Q&A session for the parents
Swiss Style tournament: 3 rounds of G/30;d5
Once every month:
10AM - 1PM: Feb 4, Apr 1, May 6,
3PM - 6PM: Jan 15, Mar 4, Mar 18, Apr 1
Trophies for everyone!