Alaska State Affiliate:
Last Frontier Chess Foundation
2020 Online Chess Alaska State Championship August 1st Online at Chess.com through the Last Frontier Chess club. USCF Online Regular Rated with USCF rules. The tournament will use USCF ratings for pairings and awards whereas applicable. Must be a USCF member, verified on chess.com, and admitted to the Last Frontier Chess club. Foreign players with a different country rating and/or FIDE should be disclosed and will be converted to USCF if possible; the highest conversion-rating will be used for pairings or adjusted as per the USCF Guidelines for Online Regular Rating rules.
Requirements: US Chess member (Verified USCF ID/Pin on Chess.com takes 48-72 Hours at the links below)
US Chess Membership: https://new.uschess.org/become-member
Event Register: https://www.lastfrontierchess.org/tournaments
Format & Schedule: Open: 6SS, G/30 +5 increment. 1-day on Saturday, Round Times: 0900-1030-1200-1400-1530-1700. Awards will take place after the last game finishes. No ½-point-byes are available.
Round 1 Start Time with Time Zones: Lobby will be open 1 hour before
1300 (EDT) Washington
1200 (CDT) Chicago
1100 (MDT) Denver/Albuquerque
1000 (MST) Phoenix
1000 (PST) Los Angeles
0900 (AKDT) Anchorage
0700 (HAST) Honolulu
Awards Eligibility: Must be in a recorded LFCF Zoom meeting with a webcam turned on. A link will be provided to players approximately one hour before the tournament begins. The name used on Zoom should be the player's USCF/FIDE name.
Awards: Trophies to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. Medals sponsored by Alaska Chess, will be awarded to: Top 3 Scholastic players. Digital Certificates will be presented to the Top Alaska First Nations, Alaskan, Female, Military (Active or Veteran), and Senior (55+).
EF via PayPal: $20 if received by 07/25; $30 if received by 07/31; $35 after. All Registration changes should be emailed to LFCF; cancellations will incur a 50% fee.
Other: When paying though PayPal, please indicate your US Chess full name, USCF ID, Chess.com username, and best phone number to contact. We have to ensure all are verified to ensure the games are rated properly.