1st Annual DC Mayor's Cup Chess Championship

Event Start Date: 1/25/2020 10:00 AM

Event End Date: 1/25/2020 3:00 PM

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Location: John Eaton Elementary School

3373 Vann Ness Street NW

Washington, D.C. 20008


A US Chess Federation (USCF) rated AND UNRATED scholastic open tournament for K-8th grade players! ALL GENDERS WELCOME! ALL RATED PARTICIPANTS MUST BE MEMBERS OF THE USCF! USCF membership can be purchased online at: https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/member.php

(*Please give membership appreciation program credit to: A6042366 .)


Tournament entry fee – FREE!!


Rated Sections – K-1 Open, K-1 U350, K-3 Open, K-3 U600, K-6 Open, K-6 U600,

K-8 Open, K-8 U700, K-12 Open, K-12 U1000


Unrated Sections – K-1, K-3, K-6, K-8


Awards  Individual 1st - 4th place trophy for each section. Top team trophy for each section. (Team = 4 players from same school.) No club teams are eligible for team trophies; school, (or homeschool), teams only. Top female trophy for each section! Gift cards awarded:

K-12 Open 1st - $150, 2nd - $75, 3rd - $25! K-8 Open 1st - $75, 2nd - $25!


Mayor's Cup awarded to highest scoring DC student of each Open section!


4 – SS, G/30 or G/25;d5

4 rounds (games), Swiss System (everyone plays 4 games).

(*Special - High School Open Section: 1st two rounds G/30 or G/25;d5, rounds 3 & 4 G/45 or G/40;d5.)


Please register early as our space is limited to 100 players!

To register, please use the online form at http://nationalchesschampionshiptraining.com/events

(*You may play in sections with grades higher than yours, but not lower.)

Registration closes January 23rd at 5pm!! No onsite registration!!


January 25th – Check in 9:15am-9:45am. 1st round starts at 10am.


We have a limited amount of equipment to provide so please bring your chess sets; and chess clocks, (if you have them), set for G/30 or G/25;d5.


Please feel free to email vaughn_bennett@yahoo, or text (202)557-9516, for more information. THIS EVENT WILL BE LIVE STREAMED!