2014 National K-12 (Grades) Chess Championship

2014 National K-12 (Grades) Chess Championships

The last National Scholastic event of the year, the K-12 Chess Championships, will take place at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, Florida, 12 – 14 December. This premier Fall Scholastic event has 13 divisions and players compete only in their school grade. In addition to the main event which starts on Friday, there will be Blitz and Bughouse tournaments on Thursday. Other events include the Parents and Friends Tournament as well as a GM Simul.

The main event will have seven rounds with a time control of G/90 d5. There will be individual and team trophies awarded in all 13 sections! First place individual and team, including ties, will be declared National Champions for their grade.

Team rooms are now available, but they are going fast! Please contact Susan Houston, shouston@uschess.org or Judy Misner, jmisner@uschess.org for reservations.

For information, registration and advance entries please see http://www.uschess.org/tournaments/2014/k12/ . Hotel room reservations are open, at the chess rate, until 17 November. After that date, prizes may go up. Please go to the Rosen Shingle website to reserve your rooms, https://bookings.ihotelier.com/Rosen-Shingle-Creek/bookings.jsp?themeId=12821&hotelID=6840&groupID=1288956

Be sure to register soon for this, the last National Scholastic Championship of 2014!

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