2021 Iowa Individual Grades Championship
The tournament involves competition against opponents only from the same grade. (If there are less than 4 players in the same grade, some grades may be grouped for pairing purposes only). There are four rounds of play. Grades K-2 will have 30 minutes for all their moves per game while grades 3-12 will have 45 minute limits for games. The players will be matched using the Swiss System to minimize the number of players who win (or lose) all their games.
8:30 – 9:30 AM
Prairie Pointe Middle School, 8015 Kirkwood Blvd, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Grades K-2 G/30;D5, Grades 3-12 G/45;D5
$15 by Dec 1, then $20 thereafter
Grades K through 2 will be 10:00 am, 11:15, and 12:45, with round 4 ASAP, grades 3-12 will be Rd 1: 10:00 am, Lunch, Noon, Rd 3: 1:30 pm, Rd 4 ASAP
K-6 Grade: Trophies for 1st through 3rd place and medals for 4th through 6th place in each grade. 7-12 Grades: 1st place trophy and medals for 2nd through 4th place in each grade. Medals will also be available for those participating in their first chess tournament.
membership is required
are available onsite
Eric G. Vigil
Send Entry Fee to
Eric Vigil, 445 Galway Drive, Iowa City, IA 52246; firstname.lastname@example.org, 319-621-3116
Eric G. Vigil email@example.com 319-621-3116
If 4 players or less section may be combined, but only players in that grade will be eligible for prizes.