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Chess

Elementary Divisions

District Competition

Date: February 03, 2024

Time: 8:00 am-Noon

Lucile Erwin Middle School - 4700 Lucerne 

Divisions*

  • K/1 Division
  • 2/3 Division
  • 4/5 Division

Competition rounds follow a round-robin format. Rounds are predetermined, there are no player eliminations, and players will be randomly assigned player numbers as they arrive. Division winners will be awarded medals.

*Division competition spots are capped to ensure balanced rounds. If a division is missing when you enter the registration form, that division is full.

NOTE: Registration for the February 3 tournament is full.

Registration opens DECEMBER 15, 2023

Secondary Divisions

District Competition

Date: January 27, 2024

Time: 8:00 am-1 pm

Lucile Erwin Middle School - 4700 Lucerne 

Divisions

  • Middle School Division
  • High School Division

Competitions will follow the traditional Swiss System.  There are 5 rounds and no player elimination. The 1st-5th place winners will be awarded trophies within each division.

Registration Opens DECEMBER 15, 2023

Why Offer Chess in Schools?

Studies have been done in various locations around the United States and Canada, showing that chess results in increased scores on standardized tests for both reading and math. See what 60 Minutes has to say about chess or view the trailer below. View academic skills gained through chess below in the video.

Questions? Michelle Stout