Scholastic: January Results

Nicholas Scarda clinched first place on tie-breaks at Chess Palace’s first scholastic tournament for 2019. Starting at 6th seed, Scarda topped the open section by beating two higher rated opponents and drawing his last game to co-Champion Maxwell Chu. A total of 44 players in four sections competed. First place finishers for the sections are: 1. … Continue reading Scholastic: January Results

CP Scholastic Tournaments

Registration for the ChessPalace Scholastic Tournament is now open. Open to all grades Kindergarten to 12th grade, the tournaments are a great way to start playing chess competitively. Save the Date! There will be three tournaments for the first quarter of 2019: Sundays on January 27, February 24, and March 31. Details on each tournament: … Continue reading CP Scholastic Tournaments

Blitz is Back @ the American Open!

Looking for something to do this Thanksgiving weekend? Look no further! ChessPalace will be sponsoring our annual Blitz tournament again at the 2018 American Open in Costa Mesa. Join us for this fun event of speed chess on Saturday evening, November 24, 2018. We will have five rounds of double-swiss games at a time control of 5 minutes. That's 10 exciting … Continue reading Blitz is Back @ the American Open!

Eeek! Paying more is scary!

Sign up before prices go up after November 1, 2018 for the 2018 American Open Scholastic Tournament and November 10 for the Main Tournament. SCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT Booster: $50 (Late Registration - November 2-21: $60; On-Site: $70) Junior Varsity: $60 (Late Registration - November 2 - 21: $70 On-site: $80) Players who register on-site will get a half-point bye … Continue reading Eeek! Paying more is scary!