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You're invited to enter the
February Freeze Scholastic Chess Tournament!
Saturday, February 24, 2007 9:00am -- 2:30pm (PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE!)
Wells Memorial School
235 Chesham Rd
Directions: Wells Memorial School is located off Route 101 between
Peterborough and Keene.
From Eastern NH: Take Route 101 West through the town of Dublin. Five
miles from the center of Dublin, you will see a sign for
Harrisville/Chesham. Turn right just before Audrey's Café onto Chesham
Rd. The school is the brick building 1 mile up on the left.
From Western NH/VT: Take Route 101 East through the town of Marlborough.
Approximately 3 miles past the Post Office, you will see a sign for
Harrisville/Chesham. Take first left after Audrey's Café onto Chesham Rd.
The school is the brick building on the left 1 mile from Rte 101.
From Northern NH via Route 9: Take Route 9 West past Granite Lake to
Harrisville/Nelson exit. At bottom of ramp, turn right onto Nelson Rd.
Take first left following signs to Harrisville. Travel through the town of
Nelson; continue 4 miles to first stop sign. Turn right onto Chesham Rd
towards Keene. Stay on Chesham Rd to stop sign. Bear left, staying on
Chesham Rd. The school is the brick building on right at the top of hill.
Entry Fee: $5 pre-register (snail mail, E-mail, or telephone registration
information by 2/22 and pay $5 on Saturday), Register at the door $9.
Pre-registration saves you money and helps tournaments start on time.
Pre-registrations returned if unable to attend.
Times: Registration: 8-8:45 am
Late entries (after 8:45) may not be accepted until after the start of the
First round starts: 9:00am, subsequent rounds will start ASAP
Awards ceremony at approx. 2:30pm
Format: Swiss System, 4 rounds, Game/30
(Clocks with time delay will be set to 25 minutes with a 5 second delay)
Open to all students K-12
Trophies and medals awarded
Sections: Based on a combination of grades and ratings
Novice: Grades K-5 and under 800
Intermediate: Grades K-8 and under 1000
Open: Grades K-12 and 1000 and over
*Note: Sections may be modified by tournament director depending on number
of entrants per section
Current United States Chess Federation (USCF) membership required:
Memberships may be purchased day of tournament.
New or renewal: Scholastic $17 (age 12 and under), Youth $19 (age 15 and
under), Young Adult (age 24 and under) (With your annual membership, you
will receive a USCF national rating and a subscription to the USCF Chess
NHCA membership: student $6.00 (Highly encouraged, but not
required.includes subscription to NH Chess Journal)
Miscellaneous: No Smoking allowed. Handicapped accessible. Refreshments
will be sold by our wonderful PTA.
Things to Bring: Money, Chess set and board, chess clock, notation pad,
pencil, and latest chess magazine
Address questions and payments to:
Mr. V. Bradley
Wells Memorial School Chess Club
235 Chesham Rd.
Harrisville, NH 03450
Tournament: WMS February Freeze 07 .
Player's Name ___________________________
Grade _____________Rating _______________
Home Address ___________________________
City ____________________ Zip ____________
Home Phone _______________
USCF Id# __________________ Expiration Date _________
Entry Fee $ ________
USCF Membership $ _______
NHCA Membership (optional) $ _______
Vince Bradley firstname.lastname@example.org