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Comprehensive WinTD Training Seminar

  • January 31, 2015
  • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Kid Chess Atlanta - Meeting Room, 2501 East Piedmont Road, Marietta, GA 30062

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Comprehensive WinTD Training Seminar 

31 Jan 2015


Where:  Kid Chess Atlanta - Meeting Room, 2501 East Piedmont Road, Marietta, GA 30062


Who: GCA members only


When: Jan 31st 8am-12pm, 1pm-5:30pm 


Registration - FREE click on the register button on the left side menu to sign up


Details:

ALL Participants should have 1)  a working laptop, 2) version of WinTD loaded, 3) sample tournament file loaded, and 4) should be able to access the USCF TD/Affiliate area before class.  Class will be much less meaningful without the above prerequisites!


Introductory WinTD Session

8:00-8:15:            Welcome/Introductions                                                  

(Computer check for WinTD, tournament file loaded, and access to USCF TD/Affiliate area)

8:15-8:25:    Video  1 –  Downloading and Using the USCF ratings database (7:23)

8:25a-8:35:   Video 2 -  Creating a tournament file/ Importing (8:37)

8:35a-8:45:   Video 3 – How to Enter Players into a Tournament (9:39)

8:45-8:55:      Video 4 – Basic Tips and Tricks (9:23)

8:55-9:05:      Video 5 -  Part 2: Pairings, Beyond the Essentials (7:45)

9:05-9:15:      Video 6 - Entering Game Results &  Correcting Entry Mistakes (8:24)

9:15-9:25:      Video 7 - Tips and Tricks (7:11)

9:25-9:35:      Video 8-  Creating an On-Line USCF Rating Report for Submission (4:06)

9:35-9:45:      Video 9- WinTD Master Files: Part 1, Using and Creating (8:32)


Break 10-10:15am


10:15-10:25:      Phase I: Preparing an Import File / Importing File


10:25-10:35:      Phase II: Using Golden Database / “Grooming” the Tournament File


10:35-10:45:      Phase III: Using Master Files


10:45-10:55:      Phase IV:  Setting up Tournament / Basic Tournament Operations

Tips and Tricks


10:55-11:05:      Phase V: Tournament Variants:     Scholastic; Open Event; Individual/Team


11:05-11:15:      Phase VI: Prize Distributions

11:15-11:25:      Phase VII: Reports/Publication


Lunch 12:00p-1:00p


WinTD Practicum (using real data from old tournaments)

Welcome and Introductions:

3:15-3:45p   Scenario 1:     

Set up Tournament -  Create tourney, 2) Import file, 3) Create Sections 4) error checking


3:45p-4:15p   Scenario 2:           

Scholastic Tournament - Inputting Results; Merge Sections


Break 3:00p-3:15p


Practical: Trainers:    Fun Fong, Elena Gratskaya

Class rotates performing actual functions every 30 minutes


4:15-4:45p   Scenario 3:   

Open Tournament  -                                                          Combine Sections; Prize Distributions


4:45p-5:15p   Scenario 4: Team Tournament

5:15-5:30    Summary

5:30 pm - End Program


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