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2017 Pan-Am Intercollegiate Chess Championships

Hosted By: The Ohio State University

Hyatt Regency / Greater Columbus Convention Center

December 27th - 30th, 2017

6SS, G/90 i30 - FIDE-Rated using FIDE Rules


ENTRY FEE
$225 per team if postmarked by 12/1/2017; $275 thereafter and on site. Please make check payable to "Buckeye Chess Club"
FORMAT
Intercollegiate tournament format is a 4-player team with up to 2 alternates. Open to university, college, community college, and technical college teams from North and South America and the Caribbean.
Teams must supply a letter from their universities stating that the players meet eligibility requirements. For more details on eligibility please go to www.collegechess.org.
Chess boards and pieces will be provided; please bring clocks (digital only with increment feature).
SCHEDULE
EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, 12/27/17
On-Site Registration/Check-In: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Coaches Meeting - 4:00 - 4:30pm
Opening Reception - 4:30 - 5:30pm
Opening Ceremony - 5:30 - 6:00pm
EVENT ON FRIDAY, 12/29/17
College Chess Committee Meeting - 3:00 - 4:00pm
ROUNDS
Wednesday, 12/27 - 6:00pm
Thursday, 12/28 - 10:00am & 5:00pm
Friday, 12/29 - 10:00am & 5:00pm
Saturday, 12/30 - 9:00am
AWARDS CEREMONY: SATURDAY, 12/30 - 3:00pm
AWARDS
Top 5 Teams, 1st Place Team in the following divisions: D II(2000-2199), D III(1800-1999), D IV(1600-1799), D V(U1600), Top International, Top Women’s Team, Top Community College, Top 4-year Small College (Under 5000 Enrollment), Biggest Team Upset, Top Boards 1-4, Top Alternate, Biggest Individual Upset

Hyatt Regency
350 North High Street Columbus, OH 43215, USA T +1 888-421-1442

Reservations at: https://aws.passkey.com/go/2017Chess

Room Rates: $115.00 plus tax, for single or double occupancy (up to 4 people per room at this price).

ROOM FEATURES:
• Granite-surfaced work desk
• Hyatt grand bed • mini-refrigerator
• 42 inch flat screen television
• Complimentary standard Wi-Fi
• Complimentary access to fitness center

7 minutes from the Columbus International Airport

COTA AirConnect is a direct bus service that connects downtown and Port Columbus International Airport. Tickets are $2.75 per trip and are available at COTA’s Ticket Vending Machines or with cash on the bus. Trips are every 30 minutes from 6a – 9pm, 7 days a week.