USCF Rated Tournament

OTB (Over The Board, i.e. in-person), K-12 Players only

Sunday, Jan 9th (1.30 pm – 5.30 pm)

Aloft Hotel (4075 Grafton St, Dublin, CA 94568)

To Register: All current Mavin students or anyone with an existing Mavin account can register using the tournament form on the website. New families need to create an account before submitting the form. Detailed instructions shown below.

Any questions? Please email us at admin@mavinacademy.com or call us at (925) 577 8792

Game and Time control:

  • Swiss (4 Rounds)
  • G/30;d5 (30 minutes for each player, with 5 seconds delay for every move)

Sections:

  •  Swiss sections will be organized based on USCF rating (example: U500, U800 & U1200)

What to bring:

  • Chess Board & Pieces – will be provided
  • Clock – please bring if you have one (TD may introduce clock towards end of each round)
  • Notation is mandatory (player can bring their notation pad or will be given)
  • Note: Only Water is allowed in the Tournament hall. Any food or snacks should be consumed outside the tournament hall.

Tournament Time:

  • 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm (Parents of young kids must stay in the facility – players can take a short break between their games and parents should be around to be with them during this time)

Prize:

  • Trophies for all with positive score (2 or above in 3 rounds, 2.5 or above in 4 rounds)

Entry Fee (per Quad tournament):

  • $27 online if registered by Wednesday, Jan 5th
  • $30 online if registered by Saturday, Jan 8th
  • $35 on Sunday, Jan 9th (online or onsite)

What to bring:

  • Chess Board & Pieces – will be provided
  • Clock – please bring if you have a chess clock, otherwise, no worries (TD may introduce clock towards end of each round)
  • Notation is mandatory (player can bring their notation pad or will be given)
  • Note: Only Water is allowed in the Tournament hall. Any food or snacks should be consumed outside the tournament hall.

Covid & General Safety Precautions:

  • Covid Safety: Mask is mandatory for all players. Frequent hand washing is recommended​
  • Visitors are not allowed in the Tournament hall (ample space is available in the lobby and pool area for parents to wait).
  • Organizers will not monitor the kids outside the tournament hall. Parents of young kids are advised to stay in the lobby during the duration of the tournament.

To Register:

Do you have a Mavin Account?

  1. Login to your parent/guardian account  at https://www.mavinacademy.com/sign-in
  2. Click on “+” sign in the left menu, select Tournament form, fill in the details and Pay through PayPal.

If you have any questions, please reach us via the Contact us form on the home page, email us at admin@mavinacademy.com.

Do you have a Mavin Account?

  1. You need to create a Mavin account before registering for the tournament using https://mavinacademy.com/sign-in
  2. Fill the information for the parent/guardian and submit. You will receive an email in a few minutes to validate the email and to create your password.
  3. Login and add your Child’s profile.
    1. Click on the top left 3 lines to expand the menu and go to Profile->Student and click ADD to create the student profile. Follow the same procedure if you have more than one student. For student email, use only private email address, if they have one and not school district email. Student email is optional.
  4. To Register: While logged into your parent/guardian account, Click on “+” sign in the left menu, select Tournament form, fill in the details and Pay through PayPal.

If you have any questions, please reach us via the Contact us form on the home page, email us at admin@mavinacademy.com.