Youth Lightning Tournament

Director(s) Paul Barchilon
Eligibility All Youth
Open or Invitational? Open

Tournament Directors: Paul Barchilon

Description: This is a 5 round tournament played round-robin-style in groups of 6. The initial rounds, resulting in a winner at each table, will be played at the set time. Playoffs between table winners will be organized throughout Congress week.

Rating Criteria: This tournament is not rated.

Time Limit: 10 minutes per player; no byo-yomi – when time expires, so do you.

Handicaps: Same as in the US Open.

Winners: One player at each table will be declared the “Table Winner.” Table winners will have a playoff on a later day (to be determined by the TD) under a knockout format to determine overall Dan and Kyu champions.