Summer Classic

School section, open section

Columbia, Missouri

June 15th, 2024

  1. Invitation

North American Chess School is happy to announce our first Summer Classic Chess Tournament, set to take place in Columbia Independent School, Columbia, Missouri (address: 1801 N Stadium Blvd Basecamp 1, Columbia, MO 65202). We are inviting chess players of all ages and skill levels to participate in it. Complimentary snacks and drinks are provided for all participants. 

  1. Schedule


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


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

  1. Sections

There shall be 4 categories:

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

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

  1. System & Time Control

4-round tournament with Swiss-style pairing.

Game in 50 minutes with a 5-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 or ZELLE to 5736394111 with participant information.

Special discount if you registered for multiple tournaments (10% discount for 2, 15% discount for 3, 25% discount for 3).

  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


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