Please find below all of our upcoming events. In addition to the events below, you can find additional upcoming events at the DC Scholastic Chess Tournament page.
Churchill Road Free Pizza Tournament (January 13, 2018)
Churchill Road Elementary School
7100 Churchill Road
McLean, VA 22101
Registration runs from 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. The tournament should end by 6:00 p.m.
- Entry Fee: $30 at site, $25 if received by January 6. USCF membership is required.
- Four-round Swiss System. Time Control: Game/25;d5
- The Churchill Road Free Pizza Chess Tournament is open to anyone in K - 6. Any student may play.
- All tournament rules will be followed. Please bring your own chess clock if you have one, and extra boards for practice between rounds. Chess boards and sets will be provided for the tournament.
- Players have about 30 minutes to make all of their moves each game. (The time control is Game/25;d5)
- Trophy prizes! Free pizza for everyone who plays!
Elementary Team Charity Tournament (November 18, 2017)
Hosted by Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
1545 Chain Bridge Road
McLean, Virginia 22101
Register from 11:30 - Noon. The awards ceremony should end by 6:00 p.m.
Please bring pencils, boards, sets and clocks if you have them. Equipment will not be provided. Games will be played at a Game/25;d/5 time control.
- Not USCF-rated. USCF membership not required.
- Open only to students attending an elementary school.
- Students may play as one-person teams if nobody else from the same school participates. No limit to the number of players representing a school.
- Entry Fee for each player: Two cans of non-perishable food (All entry fees donated to charity.)
- No membership in any organization is required.
- Winning teams will receive trophies for their schools. Players will receive a Certificate of Participation at the conclusion of play.
- Teams consist of 3 or more players from the same school and the top three finishers count towards the team score. This is a 4-Round Swiss System: all players play four games; this is not an elimination tournament.