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Tournaments

Upcoming Events

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Click the following links for more information, events are tentative and will become clickable when registration opens:

2/28 - 5/1 - SPRING REGISTRATION COX CHESS PROGRAM

3/8-3/10 - 2024 FLORIDA STATE SCHOLASTIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

3/26/2024 - PBC MARCH ACTION CHESS

3/30/2024 - PBC MARCH QUADS - NPB LIBRARY

4/13/2024 - FLORIDA STATE COLLEGIATE CHAMPIONSHIP

4/20/2024 - 88 PALMS GRAND PRIX 4/4

4/27/2024 - FLORIDA STATE SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP - ST PETERSBURG

4/26-28/2024 - NATIONAL ELEMENTARY (K-6) CHAMPIONSHIP

4/30/2024 - PBC APRIL ACTION CHESS

5/4/2024 - 2ND SPRING CLASSIC (K-12) SCHOLASTIC CHAMPIONSHIP

5/4/2024 - 2ND SPRING CLASSIC ADULT QUADS

5/28/2024 - PBC MAY ACTION CHESS

6/18/2024 - PBC JUNE ACTION CHESS

6/23/-6/28 - EMORY CASTLE CHESS CAMP - ATLANTA

7/30/2024 - PBC JULY ACTION CHESS

8/27/2024 - PBC AUGUST ACTION CHESS

8/31-9/2 - 2024 FLORIDA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP - PALM BEACH GARDENS

8/31/2024 - FLORIDA STATE QUICK CHAMPIONSHIP - PALM BEACH GARDENS

9/1/2024 - FLORIDA STATE BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP - PALM BEACH GARDENS

8/31-9/2 - DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON HOTEL BOOKING LINK

Tournament FAQ

New to chess competition? Don't know where to start?


Let us guide you through our tournament offerings, if your question isn’t here please email us at

NMbtillis@gmail.com
 

1. Totally new to chess? Learn chess & basics with us!

Learn the moves, basic principles, how to checkmate, and tournament rules in the following videos.

Palm Beach Chess proudly uses Lichess.org as an extension to our classroom component. You can use lichess on your computer or phone, accounts are free! Once you have an account, go to the learn tab and get started on the chess basics. All of our tournament players complete 100% of the activities and get 3 stars in every category.

 

Can you play through a game and checkmate? If yes, you are ready for your first tournament!

All of our tournaments are rated and a United States Chess Federation membership is required. So where do you get that?

2. Memberships

USCF (United States Chess Federation) membership - it is mandatory for all rated tournaments that chess players have current memberships.

The USCF membership price depends on the age of the player and it's good for 12 months.


Age 18 and Under - $20 
Young Adult 19-23 - $27
Adult 25-64 - $45
Senior 65+ - $40

Click HERE to Purchase or Renew

3. Video Lessons

 

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