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2021 CCA North American Scholastics



North American Scholastics, Dec 19, 2021 (new date)


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DECEMBER 19. 2nd annual North American Scholastics
6SS, G/25+5, at Internet Chess Club. Open to students in schools in North America. Must be on Zoom using real name to be eligible for prizes; must have side/rear Zoom camera angle to be eligible for free entry prizes.   In 3 sections,. Championship, open to all K-12 students. Under 1500, open to all K-12 students under 1500 or unrated. Under 1000, open to all K-12 students Under 1000 or unrated.  Plaque to top 5 each section, top 2 each 1800-1999, 1600-1799, Under 1600 (Championship), top 2 each 1100-1299, 900-1099, Under 900, Unrated (U1500 Section), top 2 each 700-899, 500-699, Under 500, Unrated,  in U1000 section.  Free entry prize good for all non-youth CCA tournaments (online or OTB) which have 100% guaranteed prizes except Foxwoods & World Open: Championship free entry period: 1/10/22-7/15/22 1st, 1/10/22-5/15/22 2nd, 1/10/22-3/15/22 3rd & 4th.  Other sections free entry period: 1/10/22-5/15/22 1st, 1/10/22-4/15/22 2nd, 1/10/22-3/15/22 3rd & 4th. Foxwoods, World Open prizes: Entry prizes valid on the starting date of these events qualify for $100 off entry fee. Entry fee at $67 by 12/16 $90 by 9 am EST 12/19.. Log in to 30 minutes before play begins; rounds begin each day at: EST 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2 pm, 3:30 pm; 5 pm, 6:30 pm. Half point byes available all rounds, limit 2 byes, must be claimed with registration & cannot be changed.  Online Regular rated (will not affect OTB ratings); OTB Regular used if no Online Regular.; Online Regular ratings used for pairings & prizes. Same school pairings possible. USCF membership required; may join with entry, special rate with magazine. $15 service charge for refunds. Ent: Questions:  





1) At, go to the row for the tournament and click on "entry list" to make sure you are listed. If not, notify us at

2) If you are a current ICC member with a user name linked to your USCF ID number (like those who have played in our online tournaments), you are all set. If not, go to to register with ICC. If you are unable to register, contact

3) Read the rules posted HERE.

4) Log into Zoom at  CCAZOOM.COM. You must be on Zoom, using your real name, to be eligible for prizes.

5) 30 minutes before play begins, log into, wait for any messages, and wait for your pairing to pop up when play is about to begin. DO NOT LOG OFF or you may not be paired.


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