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23-24 Chess - Elementary Elementary

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Chess

High, Middle, and Elementary Schools

State Championships: Feb.7, 2024 

Location:
Turning Point at Mabel White Baptist Church
1415 Bass Rd
Macon, GA 31210

Roster Due: Jan. 11, 2024

Region Tournaments: Jan. 25, 2023-Feb. 5, 2023

Region Dates/ Locations:

  • January 25th: St. Paul Lutheran School - Peachtree City
  • January 30th: Community Christian School - Stockbridge
  • February 1st: Turning Point at Mabel White Baptist Church - Macon
  • February 3rd: Pending (only if needed)

Classifications:

  • High School: 7th through 12th grades
  • Middle School: 6th through 8th grades
  • Elementary School: 1st through 5th grades

What To Bring to Competitions: 

  • Two tournament-size chess sets for every team
    • Board: 2 ¼” squares (20” X 20” board)
    • King: between 3 ¾” and 4 ¼” tall
  • Two chess clocks (not a chess clock app) for every team
  • One Coach or another adult to act as a table referee (Must be at coaches’ meeting)

Team Event: 

  • Schools may enter 1 or more teams in each grade classification. 
  • A team consists of 4 students (up to 2 alternates per team are allowed) 
  • There is no limit to the number of teams allowed at the region tournament, BUT only 2 teams per school per division (i.e. 2 ES, 2 MS, 2 HS) may advance. (NEW for 2021)

 

General Schedule (may vary at each region)

8:00 Registration Opens

8:30 Coaches’ meeting (IMPORTANT)

8:45 Opening Prayer / Statement

9:00 Round 1 Begins

9:50 Round 2 Begins

10:40 Round 3 Begins

11:30 Round 4 Begins

12:10  Break for Lunch

12:50  Round 5 Begins

1:40   Round 6 Begins                     

2:15 Round 7 Begins (if needed) 

3:00 Awards/ Closing / Depart

 

 

 

 

 

Participating Schools


1-St. Paul: Jan 25

  • Acton Academy at Serenbe
  • Harvester Christian Academy
  • Lafayette Christian School
  • St. Paul Lutheran School
  • The King's Academy
  • The Stonehaven School

2-Community: Jan 30

  • Community Christian School
  • Creekside Christian Academy
  • Eagles Nest Christian Home Educators
  • Fideles Christian School
  • Horizon Christian Academy
  • Promise Preparatory Academy

3-Macon: Feb. 1

  • Alleluia Community School
  • Central Georgia Arts & Athletics
  • Covenant Academy
  • Vidalia Heritage Academy

Champions

2022

The King's Academy

2021

Vidalia Heritage Academy

2020

Trinity Christian School (Statesboro)

2019

Vidalia Heritage Academy

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