DC Chess Challenge #3

Good afternoon,

I am writing to share a chess tournament flyer with you. (Please see below and attached.)
I truly apologize for the very late notice. We will be posting the tournament calender for the rest of the year on our website www.nationalchessacademy.org very shortly.

Thank you very much. Have a great day!

Vaughn L. Bennett


  1. The National Chess Academy, Dynamic Wellness, Friends In The Marketplace

    and the DC Public Libraries

    present the


    SATURDAY JUNE 20, 2009

    A FREE tournament sanctioned and rated by the
    United States Chess Federation (USCF)
    5 Round Swiss Game in 30 Minutes


    Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
    901 ‘G’ Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202) 727-5535


    Primary (K – 3); Elementary (K – 6); Middle (K – 8);
    High School (K – 12); Open (Collegiate/Adult)

    Trophies to top teams (top 4 from the same school/college), top 5 individuals in each section, and top two females in each section.

    Please re-register via e-mal. Make sure your registration is acknowledged. Send e-mail to: vaughn@nationalchessacademy.org

    USCF Membership is required!

    USCF memberships are:

    Adult 1 year membership $29;
    Young adult (age 24 and under) $25;
    Youth (age 15 and under) $20;
    Scholastic (age 12 and under) $17

    If you are already USCF member(s), please include player(s) name(s), USCF I.D. number and expiration date, age, school, and the section(s) the player(s) will be entering.

    June 20th, registration runs 9:30am – 10:15am. 1st round begins at 10:30am.
    Late arrivals will not receive a first round bye, so please arrive early!

    Please check website http://www.nationalchessacademy.org or contact

    Vaughn Bennett, 202-557-9516, for more information.


    By Foot – The Library sits on the northwest corner of 9th and G Streets, NW, across the street diagonally from the National Portrait Gallery. The Verizon Center is two blocks east; the Washington Convention Center is two blocks north.

    By Metro – All Metro lines lead to the central library. Stations at Gallery Place-Chinatown (Red/ Green/Yellow) and Metro Center (Red/Blue/Orange) are each a block away from the Library. Leave Gallery Place by the 9th Street/Galleries exit or Metro Center by the 11th Street exit for the shortest walk.

    By Car – Free parking is available in the garage below the central library. To find the garage, drive to the intersection of H and 10th Streets, NW. Turn south into 10th Street. Turn left into G Place, NW. The ramp down to the garage will be on your right.

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