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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.
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
$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
Send Entry Fee to
Payment: Onsite or online only.
Bill Broich email@example.com 515-205-8062
Link to registration/tournament website
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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