Akela Chess Classic Cub Scout Chess Tournament
Trinity Presbyterian Church
651 Dranesville Road
Herndon, Virginia 20170
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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
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, or
Peter Snow, email@example.com, if you plan to attend,
would like to volunteer or need additional information.
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