Welcome Chess Players, Families and the Chess Community

Welcome to the NEW Chess in Iowa website.  This site has been rebuilt from the ground up so that we can provide quicker and easier access to information on chess instruction, clubs, and tournaments in Iowa.  Official tournament information is posted on the Iowa State Chess Association Website.

Through this website, you may now register and pay for chess tournaments hosted by Chess in Iowa. These include many scholastic chess tournaments, open tournaments, and chess lectures and related events.

2017 Scholastic Chess Calendar
Chess in Iowa is pleased to support the Iowa State Chess Association by assisting in the organization and direction of the following scholastic chess tournaments. All of the official tournament details are posted online at www.iowa-chess.org.  Follow the hyperlink on each tournament provided on the following calendar

(Great for printing and hanging on your refrigerator!)

November 19
Iowa City
December 10
Coralville
December 17
Nashville TN
ICPL Kids Tournament

In Memory of
Steve Young

Free Grade 3-6 Tournament at the Iowa City Public Library
Iowa Individual Grades Championship

Individual Sections for Each Grade (K-12)

Northwest Junior High School
U.S. Chess Individual Grades Championship

Individual Sections for Each Grade (K-12)

Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
January 7
Cedar Rapids
January 14
Des Moines
January 21
Ames
10th Annual Prairie Chess Series  Tournament #1

5 Sections: K-3 Unrated, K-3 Open, K-6 U1000, K-12 U1400, K-12 Open

Prairie Point Middle School
2017 Iowa Individual Play Scholastic Team Championships

3 Sections Elementary, Junior High & High School

Olmsted Center
Drake University
2017 Iowa High School and K-8 State Championships

US Denker & Barber

 
Qualifying Tournaments

Location to be determined
January 28
Burlington
February 4
Cedar Rapids
February 11
Des Moines
2017 Port of Burlington RBO

An All-Ages Event
Open to Players with USCF Rating Under 1200

The Loft of Burlington
2017 Iowa Scholastic Match-Play Team Championship

3 Sections Elementary, Junior High & High School

Prairie Point Middle School
2017 Iowa Girls Chess Championship

Qualifier for K-12 National Girls Invitational Tournament

Location to be determined
February 18
Cedar Rapids
February 25
Coralville
March 11
Cedar Rapids
10th Annual Prairie Chess Series  Tournament #2

5 Sections: K-3 Unrated, K-3 Open, K-6 U1000, K-12 U1400, K-12 Open

Prairie Point Middle School
Weber Borlaug 10th Annual Chess Tournament

FREE K-6 Tournament
(Not USCF Rated)

Borlaug Elementary School
10th Annual Prairie Chess Series  Tournament #3

5 Sections: K-3 Unrated, K-3 Open, K-6 U1000, K-12 U1400, K-12 Open

Prairie Point Middle School
April 1
Iowa City
April 29 & 30
Dubuque
May 12-14
Nashville TN
2017 Iowa Scholastic Open Championship

K-12 Open, K-8 Reserve, K-5 Reserve, & K-3 Reserve


Northwest Junior High School
5th Annual
Ice Harbor Scholastic Open


6 Sections: K-12 Open, K-6 Open, K-3 Open, K-12 U1200, K-6 U800, K-6 Unrated

Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark
U.S. Chess
SUPERNATIONALS!


High School, Junior High School & Elementary Open & Class Championship

Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center

 

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James Hodina,
Nov 27, 2016, 8:54 AM