Students sign up for the State Scholastic Chess Championship

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Students kindergarten through grade 12 can register to compete in the State Scholastic Chess Championship. Stock photo.

REGION – The 31st annual Vermont State Scholastic Chess Championships will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Berlin Elementary School in Berlin, Vt. All Vermont students from kindergarten through grade 12 are eligible to compete for State Championships in nine divisions – each grade kindergarten through grade 6, middle school (grades 7 and 8), and high school (grades 9 through 12). Swiss pairing will be used so all players will play every round with no eliminations. All abilities are welcome and encouraged to participate! Top finishers earn the right to represent Vermont in national competitions.

Player check-in is from 8:30 until 9:30 a.m. Games will start at 10 a.m. Complete rules and registration information can be found at www.vtchess.info or by contacting Mike Stridsberg, tournament director, at mike@vtchess.info or 802-223-1948.

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