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MD Primary, Elementary, Middle, & High School State Championships 2022
Saturday 21 May 2022, 09:20am - 06:00pm
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Contact Info@ChessAcademy.com

MD Chess's K-12 state championships are back! —in partnership with Magnus Chess Academy!

For more details and to register, go to the REGISTRATION PAGE.

This tournament is ONLY for players in grades K-12 who are Maryland residents or out-of-state residents enrolled in MD schools.

Damascus High School
25821 Ridge Rd
Damascus, MD 20872

SCHEDULE
8:30 - 9:00 Players, parents, & coaches settle in the skittles room.
9:00 - 9:10 Pairings posted
9:10 - 9:20 Players to their board in the tournament room(s). Parents & coaches are welcome.
9:20 - 9:30 Tournament announcements. Parents & coaches are welcome.
9:30 Round 1 begins for all sections. Parents & coaches return to the skittles room.
Scheduled Rounds
Sections
Round
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Round
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Round
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Time Control Awards Ceremony
Championship K-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12 9:30 11:45 2:00 4:15   G60 D5  6:30 — or sooner 
K-3 U-600, 4-5 U-800, 6-8 U-1000, 9-12 U-1200 9:30 10:40 11:45 12:55 2:00 G25 D5  3:15 — or sooner 

 

Free Entries to MD Chess's 10+ Annual Open Tournaments for the Top 4 Finishers in HS, MS, & ES Championship & for the 4 Highest-Rated Girls Overall in Any Section

      • 1st......4
      • 2nd.....3
      • 3rd......2
      • 4th......1

The 10+ annual open tournaments run by MD Chess: Baltimore Open, MD Action Championship, MD Blitz Championship, MD Chess Action (monthly), MD Open, Old Line Open, Washington International (must have FIDE 2100+ for Masters section), & Washington International Blitz. Not applicable: Chesapeake Open (Baltimore Chess), East Coast Open (Baltimore Chess), Potomac Open (Baltimore Chess), UMBC Championship, & UMBC Open.

MD's K-12 State Champions

      • The individual & team winners (or co-winners) of HS (9-12) Championship will be the Maryland High-School Chess Champion.
      • The highest-rated girl(s) overall in any section will be the Maryland Girl (K-12) Chess Champion.
      • The individual & team winners (or co-winners) of MS (6-8) Championship will be the Maryland Middle-School Chess Champion.
      • The individual & team winners (or co-winners) of Elementary (4-5) Championship will be the Maryland Elementary-School (4-5) Chess Champion.
      • The individual & team winners (or co-winners) of Primary (K-3) Championship will be the Maryland Primary-School (K-3) Chess Champion.

MD's K-12 Representatives to US Chess’s National Invitationals for State Champions at the U.S. Open

Part of each entry fee for today’s tournament will be used to help support MD's representatives to US Chess's National Invitationals for State Champions at the U.S. Open. Each of MD's representatives will receive $750 to compete in 1 of the following invitationals:

Questions? Contact Magnus Chess Academy at Info@ChessAcademy.com.

Location Damascus High School: 25921 Ridge Rd, Damascus, MD 20872