DC Chess Challenge

The DC Public Libraries, the DC Public Schools
and the National Chess Academy
present the

DC SCHOLASTIC and OPEN
CHESS CHALLENGE IV

Saturday September 19, 2009

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

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

Sections:
Primary (K – 3) (Primary will play 5 rounds);
Elementary (K – 6); Middle (K – 8);
High School (K – 12); Open (Collegiate/Adult)

Please pre-register via e-mail: register@nationalchessacademy.org

USCF Membership is required! See the USCF website for details.

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.

THE FIRST FIFTY DC SCHOOL STUDENTS REGISTERED
GET FREE USCF MEMBERSHIP!!

September 19, on site 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!
No late entries permitted!

Please check website www.nationalchessacademy.org or contact
Vaughn Bennett, 202-557-9516, or David Kane, 301 879 0654
for more information or click here!

Daaim Shabazz

Dr. Daaim Shabazz is the creator and webmaster of The Chess Drum. He serves as a tenured faculty member of Global Business & Marketing at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. He holds an MBA in Marketing and a doctorate in International Affairs & Development. He has served the journalist community for more than 30 years and still competes in tournaments occasionally.

One Comment

  1. The Best Brothers do it again. Taking on some good competition at the MLK memorial library. Ronald Best (age 11) scores a perfect 4-0 against some very good high school opponents.. as his Brother, Jordan Best (age 8), takes second in the elementary section. These two have become a force to deal with in Baltimore scholastic chess. The Best brothers currently have Maryland State Titles (preteen champion and 2nd grade champion). Both want to become the next masters to come out of Baltimore…

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