2022 National Elementary School Championship 

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Masks will be REQUIRED for ALL attendees in ALL public areas of this event reserved for US Chess.

Masks must be worn properly, covering the mouth and nose. Your attendance at this event signifies your acceptance of this requirement. If you are unable or unwilling to comply, do not attend.

May rating supplement will be used. Players must disclose other Over-the-Board (OTB) ratings with entry. Players with other OTB ratings may be moved to a different section at the discretion of US Chess.

One 1/2 point bye available any round if requested with entry or before 11 a.m. Friday. One 1/2 point bye available for rounds 2-7 round if requested before 1 p.m. Friday. ZERO point byes may be requested for any round and should be requested at least 2 hours before the start of the round.

Players registering after 11 a.m. Friday will not be paired for round 1, will receive a 1/2 bye for round 1, and will begin play with round 2.

Team score is total of top four finishers from each school per section. A team must have at least two players but no maximum number of players. The top four scores in any section will count for the team score. All players on a team must come from the same school.

First place individual and team in each Championship Section, including ties, will be the National Champion for that division. Only Championship Sections award National Championship Titles.

US Chess membership current through May 2022 is required.

Time Control: Game/90 d5 (Each player has 90 minutes to complete the game with a 5 second grace period each move.)

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PGN Files

Round 1 | Round 2 | Round 3 | Round 4 | Round 5 | Round 6 | Round 7

(pgn files will be posted shortly after the round finishes)