March 19, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Games will be timed with 10 minutes on the chess clock for each player. There will be 3 groups separated by experience levels; beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate which level you wish to compete in. Pending number of competitors, players may be moved into different levels at our discretion.
Beginner- elementary school student and under, new to the game, still learning how the pieces move
Intermediate- middle school student, can move all pieces, knows rules of special moves (en passant, castling, stalemate)
Advanced- high school student and beyond, can visualize 3 moves ahead, can set traps, understanding of positional play.