Come to the

NCA Winter Chess Scholastic Challenge I

In conjunction with the US Chess Federation, Montgomery County and

the Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center.

This rated Scholastic Chess Tournament is open to all players rated under 1200 USCF

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

10:00am - 5:00pm

Four rounds, Swiss System (possible five rounds for the Primary Division)

Three sections:

Primary School (K-3)

Elementary School (K-5)

Middle School (K-8)

All games- G/30 (dual-rated)

Prizes: Trophies, Medals, Certificates. Each section will have a special trophy for the best female player.


Registration: 9:30 AM. Round 1: 10AM; Round 2: 11:30AM; Round 3: 1:30 PM; Round 4: 3PM

Note: all times are approximate


NOTE: Open to USCF players under 1200 (or unrated) USCF only!

FREE USCF MEMBERSHIPS to the first 50 players!*

*must be new to the USCF and under 14 years of age- must register in advance by email.

Please email your name, address, DOB, current school grade to for your free membership.

All players must be USCF members. Memberships are available at the site. Memberships cost approx. $16 per year for Scholastic players.

Location: Marilyn J.Praisner Community Recreation Center:

14906 Old Columbia Pike

Burtonsville, MD  20866



For more information call: 202-557- 9516 or email:

To register for the tournaments, email: Include your name, DOB, USCF ID number, section you wish to play in and your current grade.