Questions & AnswersHow are the sections structured?Section 1 - ( Grades K-3)Section 2 - (Grades 4-5)Section 3 - (Grades 6-8)Section 4 - (Grades 9-12)Section 5 - (Adult)Can a player play up a section?Yes! You can always play up, just not down a section.How many players make up a team?A team can be from just 1 player to 4. If you have more than 4 players, then the top 4 player's scores will be used for the team score & tiebreakersWhat time do players need to be at the tournament?Players need to check in between 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. the day of the tournament even if you have pre-registered, the earlier the better. What tie break systems will you use?We utilize the USCF recommended Tie-Break systems for Swiss tournaments:1. Modified Median2. Solkoff3. Cumulative4. Cumulative of OppositionHow many byes can you have?You may request up to 2 byes for a tournament before the tournament begins. Each bye is worth 1/2 point. These requested byes are different than a full point bye you recieve if there is an odd number of players for any round. This type of bye is worth 1 full point.