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June - Scholastic Tournament

ChessPalace is hosting a Scholastic chess tournament. Open to chess players in grades Kindergarten to12th grade.

By ChessPalace

When and where

Date and time

Sunday, June 25 · 9:30am - 3pm PDT


SteelCraft Garden Grove 12900 South Euclid Street Garden Grove, CA 92840

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event
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About this event

  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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ChessPalace is hosting a Scholastic chess tournament at SteelCraft Garden Grove.

Open to students in Kindergarten to 12th grade only. US Chess Federation membership is required and can register for it onsite.

Details on this outdoor chess tournament:

Sections (*subject to change depending on the number of players)

  1. K-12th grade Open section
  2. K-8th grade Under 1000
  3. K-6th grade rated Under 800 
  4. K-3rd grade Under 400

Check-in between 9-9:15 AM and Round 1 starts at 9:30 AM with awards estimated at around 3:00 pm. There will be 4-5 rounds depending on time availability.

Time control: Game 30 minutes, delay 5 seconds

Awards: Trophies awarded in each section

Entry Fee: $36  ($50 onsite); Limited seats available, please sign up early.

***SteelCraft has a strict no outside food and drinks policy except for water bottles. Food and beverages are available for purchase from the food vendors. Please also note that this is an outdoor venue next to the street. There will be a variety of loud sounds from customers, music, and vehicles and a range of weather conditions depending on the day.

Frequently asked questions

Is this tournament rated?
Does the child need to have US Chess Federation membership?
Do we need to bring our own chess board and clock?
Anything else to know? Chess notation?

About the organizer

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ChessPalace is a chess club in the Orange County, California area. We are located at 5246 Lampson Ave. Garden Grove, CA near where the 405 freeway and the 22 freeway intersect.

We host chess tournaments, offer classes and lessons, and sell chess books and merchandise.