37th Annual Vermont State Scholastic Chess Championships
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The 37th Annual Vermont State Scholastic Chess Championships will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at Craftsbury Academy.

The tournament is open to Vermont students in grades K through 12.  Participants must be Vermont residents or be enrolled in a Vermont public or private school.  No prior tournament experience is necessary. High School and 8th Grade sections will be USCF rated, and current USCF membership is required for participation in those sections. K-7th Grade sections will be unrated, and USCF membership is not required in those sections.

In addition, Craftsbury Academy will be hosting a 6th - 12th Grade Winter Scholastic Chess Tournament on Sunday, January 28, for anyone who would like to compete before the State Tournament.

 Individual and team prizes will be awarded. The registration page for both events can be found at https://vermontchess.org/

SPONSORS/VOLUNTEERS:  If your business would like to SPONSOR the state championship event or if you’re able to VOLUNTEER to help at either event, please email April Royan at april@decibels180.com.