MD Chess's K-12 state championships are back! —in partnership with Magnus Chess Academy!
For more details and to register, go to the REGISTRATION PAGE.
This tournament is ONLY for players in grades K-12 who are Maryland residents or out-of-state residents enrolled in MD schools.
|8:30 - 9:00||Players, parents, & coaches settle in the skittles room.|
|9:00 - 9:10||Pairings posted|
|9:10 - 9:20||Players to their board in the tournament room(s). Parents & coaches are welcome.|
|9:20 - 9:30||Tournament announcements. Parents & coaches are welcome.|
|9:30||Round 1 begins for all sections. Parents & coaches return to the skittles room.|
|Time Control||Awards Ceremony|
|Championship K-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12||9:30||11:45||2:00||4:15||G60 D5||6:30 — or sooner|
|K-3 U-600, 4-5 U-800, 6-8 U-1000, 9-12 U-1200||9:30||10:40||11:45||12:55||2:00||G25 D5||3:15 — or sooner|
The 10+ annual open tournaments run by MD Chess: Baltimore Open, MD Action Championship, MD Blitz Championship, MD Chess Action (monthly), MD Open, Old Line Open, Washington International (must have FIDE 2100+ for Masters section), & Washington International Blitz. Not applicable: Chesapeake Open (Baltimore Chess), East Coast Open (Baltimore Chess), Potomac Open (Baltimore Chess), UMBC Championship, & UMBC Open.
Part of each entry fee for today’s tournament will be used to help support MD's representatives to US Chess's National Invitationals for State Champions at the U.S. Open. Each of MD's representatives will receive $750 to compete in 1 of the following invitationals:
Questions? Contact Magnus Chess Academy at Info@ChessAcademy.com.