Columbia, MO

Location: Columbia Independent School, Columbia, Missouri (address: 1801 N Stadium Blvd Basecamp 1, Columbia, MO 65202).

3 Sections:

  • K-5th Grade (all ratings)
  • K-12th Grade: (all ratings)
  • Open: (all ratings, all ages)

All sections are USCF-rated.

Time control: G/50; +5.

Swiss system pairings. (Pairings will be available on the website and in the playing hall before each round).

(For more information about USCF ID and how to get it visit the USCF website , instruction is here.)


The entrance fee is $30. $10 discount for official school groups, ask your school officials to contact us for more information. $10 discount for students of North American Chess School (contact us for details).

Payment can be made by DEBIT or CREDIT CARD if you click on the REGISTER button or send by ZELLE/VENMO to 5736394111 with participant information (participant’s name, section, USCF ID/rating).

A confirmation email will be sent at the end of the day when you register.

Special discount if you registered for multiple tournaments (10%, 15% and 25%). Click here to view our tournament packages.


1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals, trophies for the first place, and special prizes will be awarded to individuals in all sections. A special trophy will be awarded to the best school team. The best 4 players from the school will contribute to the team points. Special prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd girl’s results (best scores from any section).

The number of prizes in each category can be changed according to the number of players registered.

Complimentary water, drinks, and snacks will be provided.

Complimentary simul with the titled player.



June, 15

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.



June, 15

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Round 1


June, 15

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Round 2


June, 15

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Lunch Break, Challenge GM


June, 15

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Round 3


June, 15

4:30 p.m.

Round 4


June, 15

After the end of the last round

Closing Ceremony

Extra Information

Boards and clocks will be provided.

The full regulation is here