2020 Scholarship Tournaments – Milwaukee May to October

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Date/Time
05/16/2020 - 10/17/2020
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Central United Methodist Church

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May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug 15, Sept 19 and Oct 17

The Scholarship Program

This USCF rated tournament is a fundraising event to support WSCF’s Scholarship program.   Since its start in 2008 this program has awarded $25,175 to champions at WSCF tournaments. To date over $14,163 has been paid to colleges and universities into the student’s accounts.    

In 2019 a $300 award for Mumina Ahmed was paid to Milwaukee Area Technical College; A $200 award to Evan Seghers was paid to UW-Whitewater and a $150 award for Donald Singleton was paid to University of San Francisco.

Anyone wishing to contribute directly to this fund can do so directly by clicking on the orange donation button on the front page of our website. Your donation will allow us to support our scholarship winners.

Location:     639 N. 25th Street Milwaukee, WI 53233

Format:       USCF Rated Four Round Swiss G45 (G40/d5).   Divisions: USCF Open and U1200.  USCF Membership

              purchases available.  Rnd Times: 9:00, 10:45, 12:30 and 2:15. If < 20 players the divisions will be

combined.

 

Awards:     Open     1st Place $250  U1200 1st Place $200 *

 

Eligibility:   This tournament is open to scholastic players with ratings (WSCF or USCF) above

600 and all adults.

 

Entry:       $20 per advance registration and $25 onsite.   Please register online at

www.wisconsinscholasticchess.org . No refunds for online payment and registrations.

Online Registration closes on the Friday before the tournament at 11:00 pm.

Check In/Onsite Registration:

Registration is from 8:00 to 8:45 Round 1 begins close to 9:00 as possible.

Information:   Contact WSCF at 262-573- 5624 or bob@wisconsinscholasticchess.org.

*These amounts will be awarded provided there are 40 registrations.    With fewer registrations awards will be proportional to entrance fees.  In such cases the top player in one or both divisions will receive the scholarship. If less than 20 participants divisions will be combined and a scholarship will be awarded to the top scholastic player.

WSCF is a 501(c) 3 non-profit dedicated to promoting Chess as an educational tool for students throughout Wisconsin.

 
 
 
 
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