School section, open section


Columbia, Missouri

July 13th , 2024


  1. Invitation

North American Chess School is delighted to extend an invitation to all chess enthusiasts to join us for the 2nd North American Chess School Cup, hosted at Columbia Independent School in Columbia, Missouri (address: 1801 N Stadium Blvd Basecamp 1, Columbia, MO 65202). We welcome players of all ages and skill levels to participate in this exciting event. Complimentary snacks and beverages will be provided for all participants.

  1. Schedule



July, 13

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.



July, 13

8:30 a.m.

Round 1


July, 13

9:45 a.m.

Round 2


July, 13

11:00 a.m.

Round 3


July, 13

12:15 p.m.-12:30 p.m.

Lunch Break


July, 13

12:30 p.m.

Round 4


July, 13

1:45 p.m.

Round 5


July, 13

3:00 p.m.

Round 6


July, 13

After the end of the last round

Closing Ceremony


  1. Sections

There shall be 4 categories:

  • K-5th Grade (all ratings)
  • 6th-8th Grade (all ratings)
  • 9th-12th Grade: (all ratings)
  • Open: (all ratings)

In case not enough players are registered in one category, categories can be combined.

  1. System & Time Control

6-round tournament with Swiss-style pairing.

Game in 25 minutes with a 10-second time increment.

The ranking is determined by the number of points.

  1. Registration

The registration fee is $30 before 05/29, $35 after. $12 discount for official school groups, ask your school to contact us.

Payment may be made by DEBIT or CREDIT CARD on the official tournament website https://nachessschool.com/ or ZELLE/VENMO to 5736394111 with participant information.

  1. Prizes

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals 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 (from any section).

  1. Equipment

Sets, boards, and chess clocks will be provided for use in all sections.

  1. Contact information.

☎ 5736394111 Mikhail Antipov

@ northamchess@gmail.com

For further information or questions, please visit https://nachessschool.com/