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Nebo Chess Tournament March 1

Submitted by on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 22:42
Marylynn Lewis

Chess Tournament for Elementary,
Jr. High, and High School

Saturday March 1, 2014 8:30 am-2:30 pm approximately Cherry Creek Elementary 484 S. 200 E. Springville, 84663 Please enter through east doors.

  •   Check in by 8:30 am, instructions at 8:45 am.

  •   6 rounds—all students get to play all 6 rounds.

  •   Grades K-12th –K-6 students get to play others within their own grade.

    Grades 7-9 will be grouped together into one section—grades 10-12

    will be grouped with 7-9 unless there are plenty for their own section.

  •   Rounds are up to 50 minutes each (i.e. approximately 25 minutes per

    player). Some grades may finish sooner.

  •   Trophies will be awarded for 1st -12th place per section, and for top 12

    schools. All other players will receive a medal.

  •   Tie breaks will be decided by the computer.

  •   Information available for those interested in starting a chess club.

    Lunch will be available for purchase:
    pizza $1.00, drinks $.50, snacks & chips, etc.

    Chess sets, chess software, and chess books available for purchase.

    How to register:

    Register and pay online at
    Cost $8.00 if you register and pay by Feb 15, or $15 if by Feb 27. Registrations accepted only through Thursday, Feb 27—
    no registration or payment accepted at the door.
    Student must be in Nebo School District boundaries, whether attending public, charter, or home school.
    Supervision of children is the responsibility of the parents. Parents and other spectators may not interact with players while they are competing.