Powhatan District Boy Scout Chess Tournament
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Trinity Presbyterian Church
651 Dranesville Road
Herndon, Virginia 20170
The Boy Scout Chess Tournament is a five-round touch-move chess tournament.
There are three competitive brackets:
- ages 10-12
- ages 13-15
- ages 16-18
Awards are issued for top finishers by bracket.
- 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 from 12-1.
- The award ceremony is at 3:30 PM.
Any Boy 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. No instructionont 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Peter Snow,
email@example.com, if you plan to attend, would like to volunteer or need
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