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Chess Tournament

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Chess Tournament-Sponsored by Shenandoah Valley Chess Club and Stephens City Chess Club.

Time: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm, Registration & Pairings: 10:00 am Round 1 - 10:30 am, Round 2 - 12:00 pm, Round 3 - To begin as soon as possible.

Sections: This tournament is organized into Quads (Groups of 4) - up to 20 players.

Players will be organized to play with students or adults by skill level. Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, and Adult. 

Registration: Space is limited and pre-registration is encouraged. 

General Information: Chess sets and boards will be provided.

Intermediate and Advanced players must provide their own Chess Clocks. This is an unrated tournament. 

Competition Format: 3 Rounds / 30 minutes per player

A perfect understanding of the rules is not necessary. Grades 3-8 games will be untimed and will likely finish early.

For planning purposes: Depending on number of entries, it is not uncommon that a playoff and championship match. 

Tournament format subject to change based on number entries and time constraints.

For more information, email Tournament Director, David Hubbard at

Free. Please register. Let us know if this is your first tournament. All are welcome.