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Save the Date 2020 Girls & Women Regional Tournament

Save the date :Saturday, October 3, 2020

We are looking forward to our 2020  4th annual All Girls Mid Atlantic Regional Chess Tournament being bigger and more exciting, more prizes.$ 15 All Day parking.

Please email: chessgirlsdc@gmail.com if you have any special needs or require handicap access. We are happy to help you.


Thank you to all the parents and teachers who made our 2017,2018, 2019 a huge success. Over 81 Girls from North Carolina, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Washington,DC, Virginia, West Virginia  and New York enjoyed meeting and competing. There was a very broad range of players from the 1700's to the unrated category. This year we are looking forward to a bigger schedule, more girls, more prizes and more fun. Registration will open August 1, 2020

Two Step Process

  1. Use link to the right to register for pairings.
  2. Return to  Chess Girls DC.org to submit your payment.


Early bird registration $45.00 extended until  until September 20, 2020

Registration $50.00 until Oct 2, 2020. Onsite registration close at  8:30am   Email:chessgirlsdc@gmail.com for special circumstances.



Saturday, October 3, 2020.Girls & Women Regional In Washington,DC additional information

 

4th Mid-Atlantic All Girls Scholastic Championship 


Hilton Garden Inn

1225 First Street NE

Washington, DC 20002

5 Sections: Under 18 Girls (Age as of Jan 1 2020) -  Section maybe combined with Under 14, Under 14 (Age as of Jan 1 2020) -  Section maybe combined with Under 18, Under 10 (Age as of Jan 1 2020),  Under 8 (Age as of Jan 1 2020), Unrated Section (Under 18)

 

Open Women & Under 18 Girls 


Section maybe combined with Under 14


Prizes:   $300 $150 $100  (Top 3 Prizes Guaranteed.)  Separate prizes and  trophies for women. Trophies for Top 5 Individual Places, Trophies for tied for 5th place;  Trophy for Top Under 17/Under 16/Under 15; And Medals for 2.5 points or  above;   Format: ,  Affects Regular rating only. Round Times: Round 1 starts 9am. Subsequent rounds ASAP after that section completed. Entry Fees:     , Early bird registration $45.00 until September 20, 2020; $50.00 after Sep 30 until Oct 1,2020.; $55.00 After and Onsite.  Entries To: Mailed Entries until Oct 1 ONLY:  Chess Girls DC,1440 Newton Street, Washington,DC 20017 Online entries to http://www.capitalareachess.com/3rdmidatlantic-allgirls-2019.htmlOn-site Reg: Registration closes 830am at tournament site. Advance  Entries will be posted here:  http://www.capitalareachess.com/3rd-midatlantic-all-girls---advance-entries.html    

Under 14 (Age as of Jan 1 2020) - Section maybe combined with Under 18

Prizes:   Trophies for Top 5 Individual Places, Trophies for tied for 5th place;  Trophy for Top Under 13/Under 12/Under 11; Medals for 2.5 points or  above;  Format: ,  Affects Regular rating only. Round Times: Round 1 starts 9am. Subsequent rounds ASAP after that section completed. Entry Fees:     , Early bird registration $45.00 until September 20, 2020; $50.00 after Sep 20.; $55.00 After and Onsite.  Entries To: Mailed Entries until Oct 12th ONLY:  Chess Girls DC,1440 Newton Street, Washington,DC 20017 Online entries to http://www.capitalareachess.com/3rdmidatlantic-allgirls-2019.htmlOn-site Reg: Registration closes 830am at tournament site. Advance  Entries will be posted here:  http://www.capitalareachess.com/3rd-midatlantic-all-girls---advance-entries.html    

Under 10 (Age as of Jan 1 2020)

Prizes:   Trophies for Top 5 Individual Places, Trophies for tied for 5th place;  Trophy for Top Under 9; and Medals for 2.5 points or above;  Format: ,  Affects Regular rating only. Round Times: Round 1 starts 9am. Subsequent rounds ASAP after that section completed. Entry Fees:     , Early bird registration $45.00 until September 30, 2020; $50.00 after Sep 20 until Oct 1, 2020.; $55.00 After and Onsite.  Entries To: Mailed Entries until Oct 12th ONLY:  Chess Girls DC,1440 Newton Street, Washington,DC 20017 Online entries to http://www.capitalareachess.com/3rdmidatlantic-allgirls-2019.htmlOn-site Reg: Registration closes 830am at tournament site. Advance  Entries will be posted here:  http://www.capitalareachess.com/3rd-midatlantic-all-girls---advance-entries.html    

Under 8 (Age as of Jan 1 2020)

Prizes:   Trophies for Top 5 Individual Places, Trophies for tied for 5th place;  Trophy for Top Under 7 in Under 8 Section; and Medals for 2.5 points or  above; Format: ,  Affects Regular rating only. Round Times: Round 1 starts 9am. Subsequent rounds ASAP after that section completed. Entry Fees:     , Early bird registration $45.00 until September 20, 2020; $50.00 after Sep 20 until Oct 1, 2020.; $55.00 After and Onsite.  Entries To: Mailed Entries until Oct 1  ONLY:  Chess Girls DC,1440 Newton Street, Washington,DC 20017 Online entries to http://www.capitalareachess.com/3rdmidatlantic-allgirls-2019.htmlOn-site Reg: Registration closes 830am at tournament site. Advance  Entries will be posted here:  http://www.capitalareachess.com/3rd-midatlantic-all-girls---advance-entries.html    


Unrated Section (Under 18) & Open Women unrated


Prizes:   Separate trophies for women section.Trophies/Medals depending on number of registered players Format: ,  Affects Regular rating only. Round Times: Round 1 starts 9am. Subsequent rounds ASAP after that section completed. Entry Fees:     , Early bird registration $45.00 until September 20, 2020; $50.00 after Sep 20 until Oct 1, 2020.; $50.00 After and Onsite.  Entries To: Mailed Entries until Oct 1, th ONLY:  Chess Girls DC,1440 Newton Street, Washington,DC 20017 Online entries to http://www.capitalareachess.com/3rdmidatlantic-allgirls-2019.htmlOn-site Reg: Registration closes 830am at tournament site. Advance  Entries will be posted here:  http://www.capitalareachess.com/3rd-midatlantic-all-girls---advance-entries.html     Byes: Only one 1/2 point bye allowed (Requested/Revoked before Round 2 starts) For More Information: Robin Ramson (Organizer) / Anand Dommalapati (Chief TD) E-mail: chessgirlsdc@gmail.com / info@capitalareachess.com   

Scholarships available for USCF memberships, contact Robin Ramson at chessgirlsdc@gmail.com


Use this link to view advanced entries

 http://www.capitalareachess.com/3rd-midatlantic-all-girls---advance-entries.html 


By registering for this tournament you agree:

   

Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability

Chess Girls DC for Use of tournament space


By registering for the chess tournament I am aware, my child is attending chess tournament hosted by the Chess Girls DC Program (“Program”), a nonprofit organization. Images of my child may be used to promote the activities of the program on social media or Chess Girls DC/ DC Scholastic events website. In exchange for use of this Space, I agree to the following:

ASSUMPTION OF RISK: I understand that use of the Space is voluntary and that there are risks associated with use of the Space. I voluntarily assume any such risks. My child will do his/her best to be well behaved and I agree to supervise or provide supervision for  my child, children at all time. I understand this is not a drop off program.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: I do not release or assign responsibility of my Child to Chess Girls DC, it’s volunteers, vendors, contractors or officers. I knowingly release, waive, and forever discharge Chess Girls DC, its agents, employees, vendors, contractors, volunteers, officers, and trustees from any and all claims or liability for injury or damages (including loss or damage to property) arising from or attributable to my or my child’s presence during the chess tournament, unless it is due to willful or intentional misconduct or negligence. 

DAMAGES: I agree to be held responsible for any damage done to the “Space” by my child, aside from normal wear and tear, that was a result of the conduct of me and my child to be determined by the “Space” in its sole discretion.

RULES: I agree to abide by the policies, rules, and regulations of the chess tournament and with all applicable state, federal, and city laws and regulations. If any laws, regulations, rules, or policies are broken, I understand that the “Space” may, in its sole discretion and in addition to any other remedy that may be available, terminate my participation in the chess tournament under this Agreement and require me to leave immediately.

I have read and understood the above provisions and agree to be bound by them.

   


Registration starts August 1, 2020

Chess Girls DC Organization is the proud host of the All Girls Mid Atlantic Regional Chess Tournament in Washington,DC. In partnership with Capitial Area Chess. A link will be provided  to register. It will send you back to Chess Girls DC .org to pay

If you cannot afford a USCF membership please contact Robin for a scholarship at chessgirlsdc@gmail.com

All in one short block. Visit DC for the day

Hilton Garden Inn close to Amtrak station

Hilton Garden Inn close to Amtrak station

Hilton Garden Inn close to Amtrak station

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You can visit for the day. The hotel is 10 min drive from Amtrak train station or less than a mile walk. It is 5 min walk from the Red line subway station. No need to book hotel in town.  


NoMa Gallaudet Subway Station

Hilton Garden Inn close to Amtrak station

Hilton Garden Inn close to Amtrak station

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No matter which hotel. You can quickly jump on the subway, connect to the Red line to tournament. Go to https://wmata.com/schedules/maps/index.cfm?t=maps-rail-wrapper#main-content

Harris Teeter Grocery

Hilton Garden Inn close to Amtrak station

Harris Teeter Grocery

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Harris Teeter is located next door to the tournament hotel.

https://locations.harristeeter.com/dc/washington/352/

Comfort Food

International Food

Harris Teeter Grocery

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Everything from Pizza, subs, located within one block from the hotel.

International Food

International Food

International Food

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http://www.seoulspice.com/

Four out of five stars on Yelp. Great international food.

Old Favorites

International Food

International Food

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There is a Starbucks and a Dunkin Donuts within half of a short block of the hotel

Parking Suggestions

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Hilton Garden Inn

Park at the hotel for the day. Special rate of $15.00 all day for the event. No in and out privileges.

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Impark.com

https://www.impark.com/washington-dc-parking/

This lot is exactly half a block in front of the hotel on Patterson. The address is 1200 First Street Northeast, Washington,DC 

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Pay by phone

This is exactly one block south of the hotel beyond Harris Teeter on the right. I will post contact details.

Information for parents

Supervision and Photography Disclosure

By registering for the tournament you agree and understand that 

Occasionally, we will be taking pictures of the children. As parents or guardians students participating in the class and  tournament you waive and release Chess Girls DC , Capitol Area Chess, US Chess Center and it’s officers, volunteers, agents and employees from any claim or liability relating to the use of your name or child’s image or name in photographic images ,video images, oral or recorded statements in social media, news releases and photography. 

You the parent agree to provide sufficient supervision of  your minors and agree that the tournament organizer and Chess Girls DC Nonprofit organization it's officers, volunteers, vendors and staff have no responsibility or liability with respect to minors brought to the tournament. Parents and teachers are required to supervise their students during the entirety of the events and classes under all circumstances.


Email: Robin at chessgirlsdc@gmail.com if you have any questions.

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In partnership

Thank you for your support

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