The KNIGHT’S SURPRISE – Scholastic Chess Tournament

Category: Community Events
October 7, 2023
8:45 AM -
4:00 PM
Location: 1025 W Spofford Ave, Spokane, Washington 99205, US

Saturday, October 7, 2023
Open to all K-12 students.
Awards are presented to winning players
and top school club team.

Hosted by the Community School Chess Club
Tournament Directors: James Stripes and John Dill

Location: The Community School

1025 W Spofford Ave.
Spokane, WA 99205
Corner of Monroe St. and Maxwell Ave.

Register: eMail, phone, text and pay at tournament.
Include player’s name, school, and grade. Phone or text: 509-822-9800

Fee: Early registration: $20 by 8:00 pm, Fri., October 6.
Late registration: $25 ends 9:30 am Sat. morning.

Make payment at check-in the morning of the tournament.
$1 of each registration fee is donated to the scholarship fund.

Schedule: Check in 8:45 am to 9:30 am. First round begins at 10:00 am.
Players arriving after 9:30 am will not be paired in the first round.
Rounds 2-5 will begin within soon after the completion of the last
game of the prior round. Awards ceremony immediately follows
completion of the fifth game. Awards usually are completed before 4:00 pm.

Format: Five round Swiss. G/30. All students play all five games. Divisions are set by directors
after registration has been completed. Tournaments are rated by the Northwest Rating
Service. See more details on reverse.

Medical: Please notify registration desk regarding potential medical issues with players.

Byes may be requested. Students are encouraged to get as much tournament play as their schedules permits. Rules of
chess, sportsmanship, camaraderie, and team building are benefits learned while attending tournaments. The many benefits
of chess received are directly proportional to the quality of study and the number of games played in serious competition.
Three points (in one regional tournament) are required to qualify for the WA State Elementary Championship Tournament,
May 4, 2024, Tri-Cities, WA
Inland Chess Academy A licensed, insured, 501c3 WA non-profit educational organization.
920 N. Argonne Rd., Suite 120, Spokane Valley, WA 99216 509-822-9800

An Inland Chess
2X Grand Prix
and qualifying
tournament for
WA State
Tri-Cities, WA
May 4, 2024
Notice: Tournament Details
Inland Chess Academy’s tournament policies are found at the tournament director’s table and on the
Inland Chess website. Please consult that document before making complaints about our tournaments.
That document will provide the procedures for submitting a formal complaint. The list of awards will be
posted at the director’s table before the first round begins.

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