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Nebo Chess Tournament for Elementary, Junior High, and High School Students

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Thu, 01/23/2014 - 11:01am

Nebo Chess Tournament for Elementary, Junior High, and High School Students

  • Saturday March 1, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (approximately)
  • Cherry Creek Elementary, 484 South 200 East, Springville
  • Please enter through east doors
  • Check in by 8:30 a.m., Instructions at 8:45 a.m.
  • 6 rounds — all students get to play all 6 rounds
  • Grades K-6 students get to play others within their own grade
  • Grades 7-9 will be grouped together into one section
  • Grades 10-12 will be grouped with 7-9 unless there are plenty for their own section
  • Rounds are up to 50 minutes each (i.e. approximately 25 minutes per player). Some grades may finish sooner
  • Trophies will be awarded for 1st through 12th place per section and for top 12 schools. All other players will receive a medal
  • Tie breaks will be decided by the computer
  • Information available for those interested in starting a chess club

Lunch will be available for purchase: pizza $1.00, drinks $.50, snacks & chips, etc.
Chess sets, chess software, and chess books available for purchase


  • Register and pay online at
  • Cost $8.00 if you register and pay by February 15, or $15 if by February 27
  • Registrations accepted only through Thursday, February 27
  • No registration or payment will be accepted at the door
  • Student must be in Nebo School District boundaries, whether attending public, charter, or home school
  • Supervision of children is the responsibility of the parents
  • Parents and other spectators may not interact with players while they are competing


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