WINTERFEST Scholastic Chess Tournament

Category: Community Events
January 13, 2023
8:45 AM -
12:00 AM

Saturday, January 14, 2023
Open to all K-12 students in the Inland Northwest Region. Awards are presented to winning players and top school club team.
Tournament Directors: James Stripes and John Dill
Location: Deer Park High School See map on reverse.
800 S. Weber Rd., Deer Park, WA 99006

Register: email, phone, text and pay at tournament.
Include player’s name, school, and grade. Phone or text: 509-822-9800
Or, online reg and payment:

Fee: Early registration: $20 by 8:00 pm, Fri., January 13.
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 10 minutes of 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.

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

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,
April 29, 2023, Tacoma, 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

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