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2018 State Individual Scholastic Chess Championships


March 10 - 11, 2018


Paducah Tilghman High School

2400 Washington St, Paducah, KY 42003


*All times are based on Central Time Zone*


USCF membership required and will be available at the site for non-current and non-members. Participants in the K-8 and K-12 Sections will be required to notate their games. Chess sets will be provided for all games. Clocks are limited, so please bring your own if you have them.


As an individual event, teammates and siblings may be paired against each other.  


Trophies:                                    

Novice (K-1)                    Top 10 Overall

Primary (K-3)                  Top 10 Overall                                                                       

Elementary (K-5)            Top 10 Overall

Middle School (K-8)       Top 10 Overall                                                                                       

High School (K-12)        Top 10 Overall


Player check-in begins at 8:30; Coaches/Players meeting at 9:30


Saturday Only: K1, K3 sections: G/30;d5 


                       Rd 1               Rd 2              Rd 3               Rd 4              Rd 5

K1                  10:00              11:30 lunch   1:30                 3:00               4:30      Trophies ASAP

(G/30;d5)

K3                  10:00              11:30 lunch   1:30                 3:00               4:30      Trophies ASAP

(G/30;d5)


Saturday & Sunday: K5 sections: G/60;d5     K8, K12 sections: G/90;d5

K5    Saturday 10:00 lunch     1:30              4:00   Sunday   9:00 lunch     12:00    Trophies ASAP

(G/60;d5)

K8:   Saturday 10:00 lunch     2:00              5:30   Sunday   9:00 lunch       1:00     Trophies ASAP

(G/90;d5)

K12: Saturday 10:00 lunch     2:00              5:30   Sunday   9:00 lunch       1:00     Trophies ASAP

(G/90;d5)


Contact:      Tom Knight 270-933-8228 [email protected] (Organizer)

                    Ryan Velez 502-240-9325 (Tournament Director)


Entry options are online or by mail:

Online Registration must be completed by 11:59 pm March 9th.


Mail entries to: Mail Entry Form

West Kentucky Chess, 2340 Lone Oak Rd, PMB 166, Paducah, KY 42003 make checks payable to West Kentucky Chess. All entries by mail for the early bird discount must be received by entry fee of $25 is due on February 28, 2018. Regular entry fee of $35 if postmarked on or after February 28, 2018 and received no later than March 8, 2018. On-site registration is allowed at this tournament for a total entry fee of $50 and will be accepted until 8:30 Central Time on Saturday, March 4 (such players will take a ½ point bye round 1)