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11th Annual New Year Bash 2019

January 5 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm


11th Annual New Year Bash 2019
January 5, 2019 @ 8:00AM – August 11 @ 8:00PM.
$40 adults – $15 scholastics

Where: Hilton Garden Inn Olathe – 12080 South Strang Line Road, Olathe, Kansas, 66062

Within walking distances of several restaurants including Jimmy John’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, KC Joe’s, Panda Express, and many more.
Format: 4 rounds Swiss – Game/60 with 5 second delay (Dual-Rated); Three Sections: Open, Reserve-U1800 and Amateur-U1400 (Based on August 2018 Rating Supplement)

Registration: Send all advanced entries to moc.l1553103153iamy@1553103153nairb1553103153.gnay1553103153: Last Name, First Name; Section, US Chess ID number (make sure US Chess and/or KCA membership is up-to-date). US Chess and KCA memberships may be purchased or renewed on-site. *BOTH US Chess and KCA memberships are required. Other States Accepted. All advanced entries must be in by e-mail by Friday – January 4, 2019 by 9:00PM.

Registration 8:00AM – 9:30AM; Round 1 – 10:00AM; Lunch – 12:00PM; Round 2 – 12:45PM; Round 3 – 2:00PM; Round 4 – 5:15PM.

Entry Fee: All players pay on-site on Saturday. Only Cash will be accepted. Players must be present by 9:30AM or else they will not be paired for first round. Adults – $40 pre-registered, $45 onsite. Scholastics – $15 pre-registered, $20 onsite.

Awards: Prizes will increase proportionally if number of adult entries is above 40! Open Section: $180-$120-$60; Reserve-U1800: $150-$100-$50; Amateur-U1400: $120-$80-$40.

Tournament Directors: NTD Brian Yang (Chief TD); NTD CJ Armenta (Assistant TD)

Equipment: Please bring boards, sets and clocks to the event. Limited Acerook Chess Enterprises’ equipment will be available to loan per round basis.

Food and Drinks: Players may leave as soon as they are finished with the 1st round to get lunch but must return before 2nd round to not risk losing time.

Other: Players are expected to know the rules in U.S. Chess Federation’s official Rules of Chess – 6th edition and any updated rule changes since the 6th edition. There is a time delay of 5 seconds. 1 Half-point bye is offered for Rounds 1-3, if requested prior before the start of the tournament.

Questions? Contact Brian Yang at moc.l1553103153iamy@1553103153nairb1553103153.gnay1553103153

Venue: Hilton Garden Inn
12080 South Strang Line Road, Olathe, Kansas, 66062

Phone: 913-815-2345

Website: http:// hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/ en/hotels/kansas/hilton- garden-inn-olathe-MCIOLGI/ index.html


January 5
8:00 am - 8:00 pm


Brian Yang


Hilton Garden Inn Olathe
12080 South Strang Line Road
Olathe, KS 66062 United States
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