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2024 April K-12 Quick Chess Championship

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End Date



Jim Freerksen

5 round Swiss system (All players will play all 5 rounds). Limited to 40 players! Must be students in grades K-12

Time Control

G/15; d5 (each side has 15 minutes to make all moves, with a 5-second delay before each move).


5 Rounds: Round 1 will start at 1:45. All other rounds will start ASAP. The tournament should end around 4:30 or 5.

Additional Info

Broadcast Link


On-site registration from 12:30 - 1:30. USCF membership is required. On-site USCF membership is available at an $11 discounted rate for K-12 players.

Additional information: Byes: Two 1/2-point byes per player and must be requested prior to the start of the 1st round to receive a 1/2 -point. Byes for all other rounds are allowed but will receive 0 points. NO ELECTRONIC SCORESHEETS. Players are allowed to spectate after their game is over. Spectator rules are subject to change.

Contact: Jim Freerksen by phone at (515) 776-0261 or email at

US Chess Required:


IASCA Required:


Memberships Available Onsite:


Onsite Reg Time:

Entry Fee:

$20 If registered before 11:59 pm on April 27th. $25 day of the tournament unless prior arrangement is made.

Send Entry Fee:

Online or on-site registration


Trophies 1st-6th place; 1st and 2nd place trophies for top performers rated under 1000, U800, U600, U400, U200, and Unrated (Players only receive one trophy. If a player receives a 1st-6th place trophy they are not eligible for a rating based prize.)

Medals awarded for all new US Chess Rated tournament players.


Jim Freerksen by phone at (515) 776-0261 or email at


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