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Akela Chess Classic Cub Scout Chess Tournament
Akela Chess Classic Cub Scout Chess Tournament

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When: 2/7/2015
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Trinity Presbyterian Church
651 Dranesville Road
Herndon, Virginia  20170
United States
Roger Claff

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Online registration is available until: 2/3/2015


 10th Annual Powhatan District Akela Chess Classic


The Akela Chess Classic is a five-round touch-move chess tournament. There are two competitive brackets: Tiger/Wolf and Bear/Webelos. 

Awards are issued for top finishers by rank: 
Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos 1, and Webelos 2. 


Check-in starts at 8 AM. 
Rounds are at 9 AM, 10 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM, and 2 PM. 

Bring your own lunch; lunch is 12-1. 

The award ceremony is at 3:30 PM. 

Any Tiger, Cub Scout, or Webelos Scout with a clear understanding of the rules of chess may participate. Participating scouts must know the basic rules of chess: 

*  how the pieces move
*  the object of the game
*  and castling rules, 
*  and should be mature enough to handle victory and defeat. 

No instruction on the basic rules of chess will be given as part of the tournament. A brief description of the tournament rules will be explained before the start 
of the tournament. These include touch move - if a piece is touched it must 
be moved. 

Scouts should wear uniforms and bring a bag lunch. 
Chess board and pieces will be provided. 

Fee: $15 per scout. Includes: Participation patch, rocker patch, 
and engraved awards for top finishers. 

Please contact either:
Roger Claff,, or 
Peter Snow,, if you plan to attend, 
would like to volunteer or need additional information. 




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