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Powhatan District Boy Scout Chess Tournament
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2/14/2015

When: 2/14/2015
8AM-4PM
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Trinity Presbyterian Church
651 Dranesville Road
Herndon, Virginia  20170
United States
Contact:
Roger Claff

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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.  

Schedule:

  • 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, reclaff@aol.com, or Peter Snow, 
chessacademician@aol.com, if you plan to attend, would like to volunteer or need 
additional information.

 

 

 
 
 

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