Greenwich City Scholastic Chess Championship Jan. 21

Registration is now open for the 2018 Greenwich City Scholastic Chess Championship being held Sunday, Jan. 21 at Greenwich Academy, 200 North Maple Avenue, Greenwich.

The tournament is open to all students from kindergarten through high school with sections arranged based on grade. The event is organized by the National Scholastic Chess Foundation and is part of its 2017-18 tournament chess season which comprises 16 events throughout Fairfield County, CT and Westchester County, NY.

The tournament is open to all students regardless of where they live. Prizes are awarded to the top individual and team performers.

In addition, the top player in each of seven grade categories who resides in or attends school in Greenwich will receive a plaque as Greenwich City Scholastic Chess Champion. Top school teams (sum of team scores across related sections) will also receive awards.

Competitors must be members of the United States Chess Federation. The NSCF has made arrangements for a discounted membership fees for non- members to play in the tournament.

For more information or to register online, visit the Tournaments section at NSCFchess.org or call 914-683-5322.

Stanwich took the team prize for 4th grade at last year’s Greenwich City Scholastic Chess Championship with just a two-member team of Jackson Gerardi and Harrison Servedio. —Photo by Polly Wright

Stanwich took the team prize for 4th grade at last year’s Greenwich City Scholastic Chess Championship with just a two-member team of Jackson Gerardi and Harrison Servedio. —Photo by Polly Wright

 

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