Cincinnati Scholastic Chess

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CSC Series Online Entry Form

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Information requested on this form is for the exclusive use of Cincinnati Scholastic Chess and, as applicable, the US Chess Federation. Cincinnati Scholastic Chess will not give, sell, or make available this information to any other organization or individual except as required by law.


Having your contact information enables us to communicate with you if we have any question about your entry and to notify you if there is any change regarding the tournament.


Select the player's grade for the 2019-20 school year, or grade equivalent for home-schooled players.

USCF membership is required to play in any rated section (that is, any section except the K-6 Non-Rated section). To purchase or renew a USCF membership as part of this entry, complete the USCF MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION section below.

Enter the player's USCF ID if he or she has one; otherwise enter "none".

If the player is a USCF member, enter the membership expiration date here; otherwise enter "n/a".

Check only one section. You may change sections for any future tournament provided that you meet the rating requirement of the section you want to move into.

Registration for the January 11 tournament at Walnut Hills is now closed.

You may take one half-point bye in each tournament. If you take more than one bye in any tournament, any bye after the first will be a zero-point bye.

If you do not want to request any byes, please enter "none" in the text box below. If you want to take a bye in any tournament(s), enter  for each bye you are requesting (1) the tournament's month and (2) the round(s) for which you want a bye. For example: Oct rd 4, Jan rd 1.

Please note that you can request or cancel a bye at any time up until the pairings are posted for the bye round.

If there is any other information you want to provide with your registration, please enter it in the textbox below.


If you are purchasing or renewing a USCF membership as part of this entry, select the membership type here.

Premium memberships include a subscription to Chess Life or Chess Life for Kids. Regular memberships include only online access to Chess Life or Chess Life for Kids. Whether paying for one year or two years, Young Adult members must be 25 years old or less at the expiration of the selected membership term, Youth members must be 16 years old or less, and Scholastic members must be 13 years old or less.


Please note that this charge will show up on your statement as “PayPal Chess Fee” or “PayPal Chess Fee CSC”.


I (Parent/Guardian) understand that these chess tournaments are not organized or sponsored by the host school. I acknowledge that the organizers of these tournaments will take all reasonable precautions customary and usual to conducting such tournaments, and beyond this I assume any risk associated with my child’s participation in them. I understand that the tournament director(s), tournament organizer(s), school officials, and the Board of Education are not to be held responsible in case of accident, and I agree to hold same harmless in the event of accident. In the event of a medical emergency, I hereby authorize emergency medical treatment for my child (if deemed necessary by a physician) if I am not at the tournament site and cannot be reached at the telephone number(s) listed below.

A parent's/guardian's name here indicates acceptance of waiver and authorizes submission of this entry form.

Click on the button below to submit your tournament entry and proceed to the payment page.