Welcome to the DC Scholastic Chess Tournament website.

Our mission is to make affordable rated and unrated chess tournaments available to students across the Washington,DC and metropolitan area.

DC Scholastic Chess is endorsed by the DC Chess League and the United States Chess Federation to directly sponsor and hold (or arrange for) an annual United States Chess Federation (USCF) rated State Championship, directly sponsor and hold (or arrange for) annual USCF rated Scholastic State High School, Junior High or Middle School and Elementary School Championships. Examples include but are not limited to statewide or geographically rotating Rated Beginner and Open tournaments as well as participation in National Chess Day Activities, Regional and/or National Championships. Chess Girls DC is endorsed by the DC Scholastic Chess program to coordinate and promote participation and events for women and girls within Washington,DC and the surrounding metropolitan area.

 

The High School tournament was a huge success !

Register today for upcoming events !

Dc Schools Championship(7)

Congratulations to Amanda Lossef !!

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First place winner of the District of Columbia who will represent Washington,DC in the National Girls Tournament of Champions. The US Chess National Girls Tournament of Champions (formerly the National Girls Invitational Tournament) is a tournament of champions for girls from across the United States. This year’s invitational tournament will be held from July 28 to July 31 during the 2018 U.S. Open. It is held annually in the model of the Denker and Barber Tournaments in conjunction with the US Open.  The 2018 event will feature a $5,000 scholarship funded by Robert and Barbara Schiffrin. http://www.nationalgirlschess.com/

The location will be the Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q. Hammons Dr., Middleton, WI, 53562  Phone:  1-608-831-2000 or 1-888-745-2032.  The hotel rate will be $115. Please remember to mention “US Chess” when you call, website at:  http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/msnwe-madison-marriott-west/

Thank you for your support !

The March tournament was a huge success. Thank you to all of the teachers and coaches who brought their students and volunteered to make this a success. Save the date for our upcoming events.20180317_130946.jpg

 

 

 

 

Save the date for the District of Columbia Citywide Championship

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Dc Schools Championship(7)Bring a clock if you have one.

The first place winner of the K-8 section will represent Washington,DC at the Barber Tournament of Champions. The first place winner of the grades 9-12 section will represent Washington,DC in the Denker Tournament of Champions. The GM Arnold Denker Tournament of High School Champions invites the winners of the US Chess State Affiliate championships to compete for the title of 2018 GM Denker & Barber Champions. In case of ties in the co-champions shall be recognized. This year’s invitational tournament will be held from July 28 to July 31 during the 2018 U.S. Open. The Denker and Barber Tournaments are in conjunction with the US Open.  The 2018 event will feature a $5,000 scholarship funded by the U.S Chess Trust.

For more information on the Barber Tournament rules or Denker tournament rules go to:http://www.denkerchess.com/?page_id=1000

The location will be the Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q. Hammons Dr., Middleton, WI, 53562  Phone:  1-608-831-2000 or 1-888-745-2032.  The hotel rate will be $115. Please remember to mention “US Chess” when you call, website at:  http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/msnwe-madison-marriott-west/

 

All Girls Chess Camp in August

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This dynamic Girls Chess camp will focus on skills that are important to all people who are highly successful.  Chess Girls DC believes that Great Leaders have the same skills as Great Chess players. Please share with everyone you know across the United States.


 

Chess Girls DC is the proud host of the DC Scholastic Chess events, Coed Chess Tournaments, Barber, All Girls and Denker Qualifier for the Tournament of Champions,  All Girls Southern Mid Atlantic Regional Chess tournament, DC All Schools Championship, DC Scholastic Cup and the DC All Girls Citywide Tournament. Please address all inquiries to Robin Ramson,  USCF Scholastic Coordinator, Washington,DC at chessgirlsdc@gmail.com.

The mission of Chess Girls DC is to build the confidence of Girls using Chess as a tool.

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