Hampton Roads State Championship Warm-Up

Please use this form to register for the HRCA Winter Classic tournament, to be held January 5, 2019 at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 3229 MacDonald Road, Virginia Beach.

Click here to see Advance Entries (updated 2/13/19):  State Warm-Up Advance Entries

Registration / check-in open 8-9 AM.

Scholastic: First Round 9:30 AM, subsequent rounds rolling start times. Four or five round (depending on registrations) Swiss system at G/40; d5. Choose from Junior Rookie (unrated players with little to no tournament experience in grades Pre-K through 5) or Senior Rookie (unrated players with little to no tournament experience in grades 6-12) — no USCF membership required; or Novice (players in grades Pre-K through 12 with USCF membership, regular rating Under 600); or Elite (players in grades Pre-K through 12 with USCF membership, regular rating 600+). You may “play up” only with permission. Entry fee $10 in advance; $15 on site. Trophy prizes: Top 5 individuals in each section. Top 3 schools in each section. Medals for individuals with an even score or better, ribbons for the rest.

February Rating Supplement used for section eligibility and pairing.

Open: First Round 9:30 AM, subsequent rounds will have scheduled start times. 3RR (Quad) format at G/60; d5. Scholastic players must be rated over 1100 to play in Quads. All adults must play in Quads. USCF membership required. Entry fee $20. Cash prizes.

This event will be capped at 116 scholastic entries and 16 open entries based on space limitations at the facility. Entry is first come, first served. You will be notified if you register after the cap is reached, and you will be placed on a wait list for entry.

You may pay your entry fee on site (still $10 for scholastics as long as you are registered in advance), or in advance via PayPal to treasurer@hrchessclub.org. Please use Family and Friends option to avoid fees.