2019 Parochial School Chess Tournament

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

St. Francis of Assisi Church - Serra Room 

7075 Ashworth Rd

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Enter the church on the south side (by the small pond) via the doors to the right.  The Serra room is down the hall on the left.


Des Moines Area Parochial School Chess tournament open to K-8th graders attending Parochial Schools.
Unrated 4 Round Swiss System Tournament.
Two Sections: K-2nd Grade and 3rd-8th Grade

In a Swiss style tournament, every player will compete in every round. Players are paired against opponents who
have won the same number of games during the tournament.

Entry Fee:

$7, register online through the form below or on site.

On site registration is CASH ONLY


On Site 9:00am - 9:30am

Time Control: 

G/30 (Game 30: both players receive 30 minutes on their clocks. 


Round 1: 9:30am

Round 2: 10:30am

Lunch: 11:30am - 12:00pm

Round 3: 12:00pm

Round 4 ASAP after Round 3 finishes

Trophies will be given out ASAP after Rd 4 is complete


Trophies for Top 3 places in each section, and Trophies to top performer in each grade.

Additional Info:

Food will be for sale, including: Pizza (meat & cheese), Chips, Fruit, Water, Gatorade, Soda
USCF Membership is NOT required.

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