2024 National Elementary (K-6) Championship

April 26-28, 2024
Columbus, Ohio (Bughouse & Blitz April 25)

Greater Columbus Convention Center
· 400 North High Street, Columbus Ohio 43215

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7 Round Swiss in 13 Sections
K-6 Championship
K-6 Under 1400
K-6 Under 1000
K-6 Unrated
K-5 Championship
K-5 Under 1200
K-5 Under 900
K-3 Championship
K-3 Under 1000
K-3 Under 700
K-3 Unrated
K-1 Championship
K-1 Under 500 & Unrated

April 2024 rating supplement will be used. Players must disclose other Over-the-Board (OTB) ratings with entry. Players with other OTB ratings may be moved to a different section at the discretion of US Chess.

Team score is total of top four finishers from each school per section.
A team must have at least two players but no maximum number of players. The top four scores in a section will count for the team score in that section. All players on a team must come from the same school.

National Championship
First place individual and team in the K-6 Championship section, the K-5 Championship section, the K-3 Championship section and the K-1 Championship section, including ties, will be recognized as National Champions.

Time Control: Game/90 d10
Each player has 90 minutes to complete the game with a 10 second grace period each move.

Entry Fee:   $80 postmarked or online by March 25, $100 postmarked or online by April 8, $130 online by April 15, $180 after.

  • ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES 11AM EASTERN APRIL 25! NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION! NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION STRONGLY PREFERRED!
  • DO NOT MAIL ANY REGISTRATIONS AFTER APRIL 8!
  • $40 change fee for roster or section changes after April 8 or any on site changes.
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