Tournaments

Chess RVA’s tournaments:

  1. Occur in person every 4-6 weeks (non-COVID)
  2. Are only 3 hours long
  3. Have participants playing anywhere from 4-8 games
  4. Combine both unrated and quick rated (G/15) – membership with USCF for 4th graders and higher is recommended but not necessary – https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/member.php?wkmemtp=U1)
  5. Have two sections K-3rd and 4th-8th with trophies for the top 2 in each section
  6. Give out chess key chains for all participants
  7. Applies the “touch move” rule
  8. Recording of moves not required
  9. Once game is completed, you will be matched with next available player 
  10. Players may end up with a different number of games completed
  11. Clocks may be used to keep tournament on schedule
  12. Parents are free to stay or to go, but do not linger over your child’s chess board
  13. Free adult quad sections available, Quick Rated, G/20, delay 3 seconds

Contact Information: Brian Garbera 804-921-2410 cell/text