Chess Tournament at Union Market

Posted on: January 24th, 2013 by Admin

Chess Challenge

Union Market

Chess Challenge
Sat. February 2, 2013

A FREE United States Chess Federation (USCF) rated chess tournament.

Open to all K – 12 school students. 5 Rounds – SS, Game in 30 Minutes


Union Market, 1309 5th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002


Pre K – 1st: grade 1 and below, (Unrated players only, no teams).
Primary (K – 3) Novice: rated under 400 or unrated; Varsity: open to all
Elementary (K – 5) Novice: rated under 600 or unrated; Varsity: open to all
Middle (K – 8) Novice: rated under 800 or unrated; Varsity: open to all
High School (K – 12) Novice:: rated under 1000 or unrated; Varsity: open to all


Trophies to top team (top 4 from the same school) in each section, top 4 individuals in each section, and top female in each rated section. Medals for all participants! ($100, $75, $50 and $25 gift cards for 1st – 4th place High School Varsity competitors!)

We are limited to 70 players so please pre-register via e-mail by January 31, 2013!! To register, email your name, grade, school, section you wish to play in and USCF ID to

All participants must be members of the USCF! If you are not and have not been a member of the USCF, you can join at the website:,com_wrapper/Itemid,323/ February 2, 2013, 1st round begins at promptly at 10:00am! Please check in between 8:30-9:45am. Late arrivals will NOT receive any bye points. We will have raffles between rounds!!

We have a limited amount of equipment to provide so please bring your chess clocks, (if you have them), set for G/30

Contact Vaughn Bennett, or 202-557-9516, for more information.