Cornhusker State Games
July 17 - July 18
PRICES INCREASE APRIL 15th
RULES: USCF tournament rules will be used. Half point byes will be available for the first half of the
tournament upon request. Byes in the last half of the tournament will be available only for emergencies.
EQUIPMENT: Chess sets and boards will be provided for Junior and Scholastic sections. Open and
Reserve players must bring their own. A limited number of chess sets and chess clocks may be available.
AWARDS: Medals to the top three finishers in each section. Open, Open U1800, Open U1600;
Reserve (Under1800) Class B/C, Reserve Class D, Reserve Class E & Below (Rated under 1199), Reserve
Unrated; Junior Open (Under age 19); Scholastic (Under age 13) Class E (Rated 1199-1000), Scholastic
Class F (Rated 800-999), Scholastic Class G (Rated 600-799), Scholastic Class H (Rated 400-599),
Scholastic Class I (Rated under 400) and Scholastic Unrated. Age determined as of July 16, 2021.
USCF membership is NOT required for this event.
The Tournament Director may move a player into a more appropriate section based on published or current rating.
Section Date Start Time
Open Saturday & Sunday Rd 1: 9am; Rd 2: 1:30pm; Rd 3: 6:30pm; Rd 4: 9am; Rd 5: 1:30pm
Reserve Saturday Rd 1: 8:45am; Rd 2: 11am; Rd 3: 1:30pm; Rd 4: 3:45pm; Rd 5: 6:30pm
Junior Saturday 11 a.m.*
Scholastic Saturday Noon*
*Succeeding rounds start 15 minutes after completion of the preceding round.
Open: Five-round SS, G 120, d5.
Reserve: Under 1800 Only. Five-round SS, Game 60, d5.
Junior: Four-round SS, Game 40, d5. Under age 19 only.
Scholastic: Five-round SS, Game 30, d5. Under age 13 and rated under 1200.
Sport Specific Questions: Contact Chess Director Michael D. Gooch at 402-333-0722 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online Registration ONLY/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games, at the Nebraska Sports Council office at 402-471-2544 or email@example.com.