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National Chess Day Scholastic Tournament & Bughouse Event

Scholastic Parents, members and friends:

US Chess has declared Oct. 14th as National Chess Day and we're joining with to present a festival of chess activity at MOSH. This unique event will be the first of what we hope to be an annual event to build upon every year. 

Please read about the two events below. There will also be an exhibition of chess sets and other exciting chess activities for kids. The entry fee includes full access to Jacksonville's Museum of Science and History for all players. THIS IS A USCF RATED EVENT and all tournament players must have USCF ID. Free NATION CHESS DAY FESTIVAL  t-shirt to all tournament players. 

Bughouse Event listed below. Registration is for teams of two. Make sure to name your team

2017 National Chess Day Tournament

Who: K-12 students

When: Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 10:00a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WhereMuseum of Science and History (MOSH)

1025 Museum Circle., Jacksonville, FL 32207

Entry FeeMail-in $30.00/student or $31.00 at PayPal

Prizes: Individual / Team trophies: grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

♦ Participants compete only with students in their

section and ALL participants receive a Chess Festival T-Shirt.

DeadlineTuesday, October 10, 2017 (to receive t-shirt)

(1) Mail registration form (available at )

and entry fee (check* or money order) to:, 4446 Hendricks Ave. #141, Jax, Fl 32207

( * checks payable to ‘ ’.) 

Bughouse Chess Tournament

K – 12th grade students. Four divisions:

K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 (we reserve the right to combine)

Teams consist of two players each.

Trophies for top 3 teams in each section

When: Saturday, Oct. 14, 3:00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Where: Museum of Science and History  1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Note:  Parent/Adult accompanying student must pay admission to Museum ($12.50).  There is no museum fee for the student.

Format:             4-Rd Swiss (ALL play 4 games) G/5(10 minutes total)

Per Player Entry Fee:       Mail-in $25.00 or $26.00 via Pay Pal

Registration:    Online at