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4th Rackspace Scholastic Chess Tournament

Date: 2015-05-16
Location: Rackspace HQ

4th Rackspace Scholastic Chess Tournament

One-day 5 round scholastic tournament, with rated and unrated sections.

May 16, 2015. 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Hosted by Rackspace

1 Fanatical Way (Walzem Rd & I-35)
Windcrest, TX 78218

No Entry Fee. Great individual and team prizes.

All participants must have their parent or guardian accept the Rackspace Minor Participant Agreement (MPA), and must have an adult supervisor on site at all times. An MPA filed previously is sufficient. For more information about the MPA, see the FAQ.


Rated and unrated sections will be offered. Any player with an existing USCF rating is ineligible for unrated sections. Rated Uxxx section will use the May rating supplement. Eligibility may change May 1.

  • Rated

    • Sprout K-1 Open - for UNRATED, novice, and less experienced rated players

    • Primary K-3 UNRATED - for new/unrated players

    • Primary K-3 U400 - for novice and less experienced rated players

    • Primary K-3 Open - for experienced rated players

    • Elementary 4-5 UNRATED - for new/unrated players

    • Elementary K-5 U400 - for less experienced rated players

    • Elementary K-5 Open - for experienced players

    • Scholastic K-12 U600 - for intermediate players

    • Middle School K-8 Open - for experienced players

    • High School K-12 Open - for experienced players

  • Unrated

    • Middle School 6-8 UNRATED

    • High School 6-12 UNRATED

Rated sections require current USCF Memberships. For Primary and Sprout "JTP" memberships may be used and will be processed free of charge as needed.

The Elementary 4-5 Unrated section is a rated section for unrated players. Players will receive a free 1-year US Chess Federation membership and a rating after competing. Limit 6 per school. Space is limited: first come, first serve.

The Primary K-3 Unrated is also a rated section for unrated players. We will obtain free "JTP" USCF IDs for all players in this section that need them.


You MUST register online by 3pm, Friday May 15st, 2015. NO WALK INS. NO EXCEPTIONS.

To register click the red "Register" button above. Check-in by 8:15 to avoid round 1 bye.

For more information, please contact Karin Johnson at karin.johnson@rackspace.com .


Checkin (Required): 7:30am - 8:15am
Announcements: 8:45am
Rounds 1-5: (9:00, 10:30, 12:30, 2:00, 3:30 - times approximate)
Awards: 5:30pm