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First page of the PDF file: IdahoChessAssociationScholasticTournamentall

2023-24 How do I qualify for the State Chess Tournament? (Choose one...)

  • Top 3 finishers per grade/per Regional
  • 3.0 points or higher at Regional.
  • All 12th graders welcome to attend.
  • Attend 2 Alternate Qualifiers.

Check for Scholastic Events at the Idaho Chess Association's website

Regional State Qualifiers

Round Times: begins at 10:00am, continuous rounds with break after round 3.

Open Format: 5SS G/30; d5

Sections: K-5, 6-8, 9-12

Byes: 1 half-point bye any round if declared by round 2

Registration fee: $25 ICA Members, $30 non-ICA Members, $40/family

Requirements: No memberships are needed! No state requirement. Open to all scholastic players. Equipment provided.

Prized: trophies for top 1st - 3rd overall in each section, other trophies and medals awarded for state qualifiers, top 3 in each grade. Top School (using top four players from each school).

*Unrated, Open to all K-12 players. You can play in any or all regional events.*****

Registration closes 48 hrs before event. ALL fees must be paid 48 hrs before event. No monies or fees accepted on site.

State Invitationals ****Be sure to join USChess*****

● March 16 K-8 and 9-12 State, Boise
○  Barber Qualifier ○ Rockefeller Qualifier
○  Denker Qualifier
● March 17 State Invitational K-12 (top 3 from prev. invitations)

Other Scholastic Events
● April 13, Girl’s State and Haring Qualifier
● April 20, Team Championships

Details: Email or visit Idaho Chess Association (208)518-9752

For East Regional: Email Jay Simonson208-206-7667

**By entering the tournament, permission is given to the organizers to use photos for publicity and news on the world wide web, newspapers, and literature.

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First page of the PDF file: IdahoChessAssociationScholasticTournamentall