Tournament Registration Form

Virginia Scholastic & College Championships | March 9–10, 2019

Each player in the Main Event must be a Virginia resident or attend a Virginia school.

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Please enter an 8-digit US Chess ID

A current US Chess Federation membership is required in order to play in the tournament. Please leave the box blank if the player is not a US Chess member yet. (You will need to join before the tournament.)

Please enter a school name

Please enter the school that the player will be attending at the time of the tournament.

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Please select a grade

Please select the player's school grade or college year.

Please select a section
Please select an older section
Please select a younger section

Sections are based on grade and February 2019 US Chess rating:

  • K-3 Under 600 (grades K-3, rating below 600 or unrated)
  • K-3 Championship (grades K-3, any rating or unrated)
  • K-5 Under 1000 (grades K-5, rating below 1000 or unrated)
  • K-5 Championship (grades K-5, any rating or unrated)
  • K-8 Under 1200 (grades K-8, rating below 1200 or unrated)
  • K-8 Championship (grades K-8, any rating or unrated)
  • K-12 Under 1400 (grades K-12, rating below 1400 or unrated)
  • K-12 Championship (grades K-12, any rating or unrated)
  • College (college students only, any rating or unrated)

More Information

Most players in grades K-3 will play in one of the K-3 sections, but advanced players may play in a K-5, K-8 or K-12 section if they wish. Players with a rating below 600 (or unrated) may play in either K-3 Under 600 or K-3 Championship. Players with a rating of 600 or above must play in K-3 Championship, or in an older section.

Most players in grades 4-5 will play in one of the K-5 sections, but advanced players may play in a K-8 or K-12 section if they wish. Players with a rating below 1000 (or unrated) may play in either K-5 Under 1000 or K-5 Championship. Players with a rating of 1000 or above must play in K-5 Championship, or in an older section.

Most players in grades 6-8 will play in one of the K-8 sections, but advanced players may play in a K-12 section if they wish. Players with a rating below 1200 (or unrated) may play in either K-8 Under 1200 or K-8 Championship. Players with a rating of 1200 or above must play in K-8 Championship, or in an older section.

All players in grades 9-12 must play in one of the K-12 sections. Players with a rating below 1400 (or unrated) may play in either K-12 Under 1400 or K-12 Championship. Players with a rating of 1400 or above must play in K-12 Championship.

All college students must play in the College section. Scholastic (K-12) players may not play in this section.

If you are not sure of a player's rating, you can look it up here. Eligibility for the "Under" sections is based on US Chess February ratings.