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2023 Iowa Scholastic Individual-Play Team Championships
Iowa Individual-Play Team K-12 Chess Championships. Three Sections: Elementary (K-6), Middle School (6-9), and High School (9-12). You will not play other students from your school/team. The top 4 individual scores of players from each school will be counted toward your team score. See below for player/team eligibility and exceptions.
End Date
08:30-09:30 am
Time Control
Grade K-6 = G/30 d5; Grade 7-9 = Game 45 d5
West Des Moines Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave., West Des Moines, IA 50265-2053. Park in the main parking lot and proceed into the main (north) doors by the flag pole. The tournament will take place in the cafeteria
Link to tournament location map
Entry Fee
$20 until January 12, 11:50 pm; $25 thereafter
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Elementary (5 Rounds): Round 1: 10 am, Round 2: 11:15 am, Lunch, Round 3: 12:30, Round 4 & 5 ASAP. Middle/High School (4 Rounds): Round 1: 10 am, Round 2, 11:30 am, Lunch, Round 3, 1 pm, Round 4 ASAP
Grades K-6: Team Trophies for the Top 6 K-6 Teams, Top 3 K-3 teams Top four players on each winning team will receive an individual trophy. Grade K-9 & K-12: Team Trophies for Top 3 Teams. NEW: Medals for the Top 3 scores in each grade. Players can win both individual and team medals.
Membership is required
$11 Available On-Site
William Broich
Send Entry Fee to
Payment: Onsite or online only.
Bill Broich 515-205-8062
Additional Info
Team Eligibility: Teams are of 4 students attending the same school; Students must attend the same school with the following exceptions: 6th Graders in Middle School may play for their former K-5 school. Up to two K-6 students may play for middle school and high school Teams/Sections. Up to two middle school students may play for their high school team. Students will play individual games in a Swiss tournament format and will not play students from their own school. The top four scores from each team will be counted for prize eligibility. K-3 students not counted in the K-6 team trophy will count toward the K-3 team trophy. K-3 students may not count toward both.
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