This is the Detroit Thinkers Challenge Page 

 

 It's time for another great year of chess in Detroit! We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming tournaments this year.

  1. September 30, 2017 - Register Here
  2. October 28, 2017 - Register Here
  3. December 16, 2017 - Register Here
  4. January 20, 2018 - Register Here
  5. March 3,2018 - Register Here
  6. April 14, 2018 - Register Here

Overall Standings - Will begin posting after first tournament

Locations for the Thinkers Challenge tournaments:

Tournaments 1-5 - Center for Advanced Technology, 1400 Oakman Blvd. Detroit, MI 48238

Tournament 6 - UAW-Ford Bldg. - 151 W. Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226

Divisions:

Non USCF Divisions: Kindergarten-1st Grade, 2nd and 3rd Grade, 4th Grade to 8th Grade

USCF Divisions: U600, U900, U1100, U1400, Open

Tournament Schedule TC1-5

  • 8 - 8:30 a.m. Player Check in
  • 8:30 - 9 a.m. Player Meeting
  • Round times (approximate) 9a, 10:45a, 12:45p, 2:30p - G45; d0
  • Trophy Ceremony (approximate) 4 - 5p 

Pre-registered Players Pages

NOTE: There will be no Saturday morning registrations this year. All players must pre-register for each tournament by 7 p.m. the Friday evening prior to each tournament. (See registration guidelines above.)

We will post updates for tournament registrations starting two weeks before the tournament. The last update will be on the Thursday prior to the tournament date.

Be sure to check to see if you are registered and if you need to do anything before you arrive on the day of the tournament. (i.e. renew your USCF membership).

You can send us an email to correct any errors you may find with your registration: weplaychess@comcast.net or call 303-880-4332.

PLEASE NOTE: USCF MEMBERS WHOSE MEMBERSHIPS HAVE LAPSED WILL RECEIVE A FIRST ROUND 0 (ZERO) POINT BYE AND WILL BE REQUIRED TO RENEW THEIR MEMBERSHIP DURING THE FIRST ROUND. FAILURE TO RENEW THE MEMBERSHIP WILL RESULT IN A SECOND ROUND 0 (ZERO) POINT BYE AND SO FORTH UNTIL MEMBERSHIP IS RENEWED. YOU CAN RENEW YOUR USCF MEMBERSHIPS HERE.

Pictures -

You can now see many more pictures of our tournaments by going to the following URL: http://www.detroitcitychessclub.com/

Photo's supplied by: Mr. Kwabena Shabu the Official Photographer of the Detroit City Chess Club.

For prices on prints contact Mr. Shabu at: kwabena.arts@sbcglobal.net

We reserve the rights to use video and still images for publicity purposes.

Mail In Registration Form and Tournament Series Rules

Mail in Registration Form - For a mail in registration form please call Tom Nelson 303-880-4332. Will try to have one posted before 9/10/17.

Tournament Series Rules - Click Here

Child Care During Tournaments

At all Thinkers Challenge tournaments it is required that the parent or legal guardian of a player or an assigned (assigned by the parent or legal guardian) adult/coach be responsible and liable for all children in their care who are attending the tournament as a player or spectator.

Loss or Damage Disclaimer

weplaychess and Young Detroit Thinkers and the location for each event (and any of their respective directors, officers, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers and employees) will not be liable for any damages or loss of personal items at any of its tournament.