PowerChess Tournaments

PowerChess Monthly Tournaments

PowerChess Monthly Tournament – ALL AGES
March 23rd, 2024 

K-3 and K-6 Sections: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Open Section: 9:00 AM to 1:45 PM

Hosted at the Miller Conference Center on SLCC Miller Campus 9750 S 300 W Sandy, UT 84070

Open Section USCF Rated – Game 25 with 5-second delay

K-6 and K-3 Scholastic Sections USCF Rated– Game 15 with 5-second delay


Sections:

K-3 Section:  Designed for beginner players in kindergarten through 3rd grade. Great for young students and students new to chess tournaments. No previous tournament experience is required. 

K-6 Section: Designed for beginner and intermediate players in the 4th – 6th grades. Advanced students in K-3rd grade may play up for a more challenging tournament experience. No previous tournament experience is required for students in 4th – 6th grade. 

Open Section: Designed for older scholastic and adult players. Experienced K- 6 students with an established USCF rating are permitted to play in the open section to gain experience competing against older opponents and enjoy a higher level of competition. No previous tournament experience is required for older scholastic and adult players. 

 

Sections may be combined to allow for maximum play.

Prizes are awarded to the top player in each section.

Early bird registration is discounted at $30.00 until 11:59 PM on March 8th. Thereafter, the fee will increase to $40.00 up until registration closingcloses at 8:30 AM on Saturday, March 23rd. Participants may register onsite after 8:30 AM but will have a first roundfirst-round bye. This policy has been implemented to ensure a prompt to start this PowerChess event.

K-3 and K-6 Scholastic Tournament Schedule:
Round 1: 9:00 AM
Round 2: 9:30 AM
Round 3 10:05 AM
Round 4 10:35 AM

Open Tournament Schedule:
Round 1 9:00 AM
Round 2 10:05 AM
Round 3 11:10 AM
Round 4 12:15 PM

2024 PowerChess Utah State Scholastic Chess Championship

PowerChess Utah State Scholastic Chess Championship 
May 4th, 2024 9:00AM to 1:45PM

Hosted at the Miller Conference Center on the SLCC – Miller Campus

9750 S 300 W Sandy UT 84070

PowerChess is excited to announce the 2024 POWERCHESS Utah State Scholastic Chess Championship to be held at the Conference Center at SLCC Workforce Miller Campus in Sandy, UT on May 4, 2024, from 9:00 AM – 1:15 PM. We expect this championship event to be a fun and spirited opportunity for students and schools across the state to come together to compete in an over-the-board state chess championship. 

 

Sections are divided by grades K-1, K-3, K-6, and K-12. Prizes will be awarded to the top players and school teams in each section. School team championships will be based on the top 4 players’ scores in each respective section, a three-player minimum is required to be eligible for team prizes. Register today to be the PowerChess Utah State Scholastic Chess Champion. 

Early bird registration begins now and will be discounted at $40.00 until 11:59 PM on April 19, 2024. Thereafter, the registration fee will increase to $50.00 up until registration closes at 8:00 AM on Saturday, May 4th. Participants may register onsite after 8:00 AM but will have a first-round bye. This policy has been implemented to ensure a prompt to start the PowerChess Championship event.  

 

US Chess Federation membership is required to participate in this tournament. The US Chess Federation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and the governing body for all major chess tournaments hosted in the United States. PowerChess is grateful to be an affiliate of USCF and help promote its vision for promoting chess to students across the United States. In order for PowerChess’s tournament to be rated and affiliated with the USCF, each participant is required to have a youth membership to the USCF. 

 

To join please go to https://new.uschess.org/join-us-chess and register for a youth membership. Benefits of membership include a digital subscription to Chess Life, Chess Life Kids, an opportunity to earn an official US Chess Federation rating, and a chance to participate in other local and national competitions, all for $20/year. PowerChess does not receive compensation for your USCF membership but your student’s membership is required for us to officially rate the tournament. 

Tournament Schedule:
Round 1 9:00 AM
Round 2 9:45 AM
Round 3 10:30 AM
Round 4 11:15 AM

Round 5 12:00 PM

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