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2020 U.S. Collegiate R & B Championships - CANCELLED!

 Registration is closed for this event

The 2020 U.S. Collegiate Rapid and Blitz Championship is a national tournament open to students of a university, college or community college. It shall be treated as two back-to-back events that include a 7-round Swiss System rapid tournament and a 7 double-round Swiss System blitz tournament.

 

Schedule

Day

Time

Event

14-Mar

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Registration

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Rapid Round 1

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Rapid Round 2

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Rapid Round 3

1:30 - 2:30 PM

Lunch Break

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Rapid Round 4

3:45 - 4:45 PM

Rapid Round 5

5:00 - 6:00 PM

Rapid Round 6

6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Rapid Round 7

7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

Rapid Playoffs

 

 

Day

Time

Event

15-Mar

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Blitz Double Round 1

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Blitz Double Round 2

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Blitz Double Round 3

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Blitz Double Round 4

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch Break

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Blitz Double Round 5

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Blitz Double Round 6

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Blitz Double Round 7

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Blitz Playoffs

5:30 PM

Awards Ceremony

 

 

Arbitration

Click here for a full list of regulations.

Registration

  1. There shall be no entry fee for the 2020 U.S Collegiate Rapid and Blitz Championships.

  2. This event is a tournament open to students of any post-secondary school (university, college, community college) that meet the Eligibility Requirements as defined at www.collegechess.org/PanAms.html. Schools may register as many players as they like.

  3. The 2020 Collegiate Rapid and Blitz Championship shall use US Chess standard ratings for pairing purposes for all participants. If a player does not have a standard US Chess rating, their FIDE standard rating shall be adapted per: www.collegechess.org/Files/2017-Pan-Am-Rules-Rev-1018-Approved.pdf.

  4. All chess equipment, including clocks, sets and boards will be provided by the organizer.

Time Control

  • Rapid: The time control shall be game in 15 minutes, with a 10-second increment from move one (G/15+10).
  • Blitz: The time control shall be game in 3 minutes, with a 2-second increment from move one (G/3+2).

Awards:

The 2019 U.S. Collegiate Rapid & Blitz shall award four titles (plus trophies) to the:

  • 2019 U.S. Collegiate Rapid Champion

  • 2019 U.S. Women’s Collegiate Rapid Champion

  • 2019 U.S. Collegiate Blitz Champion

  • 2019 U.S. Women’s Collegiate Blitz Champion

Trophies shall also be awarded to the:

  • Second and third-place individuals in each event

  • 2019 U.S. Collegiate Rapid Champions (team)

  • 2019 U.S. Collegiate Blitz Champions (team)

  • The top player in each event rated under 2200, under 2000, and under 1800

March 14th, 2020 8:30 AM   through   March 15th, 2020 5:30 PM
SLU Busch Student Center
20 North Grand Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63103
United States

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