Welcome to the Chicago Public Schools’ Chess Page

This webpage provides information to the players, coaches and parents on the CPS Academic Chess Program

 

Academic Chess provides elementary & high school students from diverse communities across the city with an opportunity to participate in vibrant chess programs. The CPS Academic chess students compete throughout the year and participate in the CPS Academic Chess City play-offs, City Championship State and National tournaments. Academic Chess is separated into three categories:

  • Chicago Chess League – Competitive chess tournaments for students participating in after-school chess clubs
  • Cops & Kids – Promoting non-violence and increase positive relationships with youth and police officers
  • First Moves – In the classroom program for 2nd and 3rd grade students

 

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Event Information:

  • Sat
    28
    Oct
    2017

    Cops & Kids Chess Tournament

    Guaranteed Rate Field

    GUARANTEED RATE FIELD - 333 W 35th ST, CHICAGO, IL 60616

    SATURDAY - OCTOBER 28, 2017

    5-BOARD TEAM TOURNAMENT - 4 ROUNDS, GAME 20

    CHECK-IN: 9:00 – 9:30 - MUST BE CHECKED IN BY 9:30 TO PLAY IN THE FIRST ROUND

    ROUND TIMES: 10:00, 11:15, 12:45, 2:00 - AWARDS: 3:00

    LUNCH: 12:00 - 12:45 - PROVIDED FOR ALL PLAYERS AND SUPPORT STAFF

    AWARDS: TROPHIES TOP 2 TEAMS, MEDALS TOP 2 TEAM MEMBERS EACH SECTION

    DIVISIONS: ELEMENTARY (K-5), JUNIOR HIGH (K-8), HIGH SCHOOL (9-12)

    TEAMS: 4-PLAYERS FROM THE SAME SCHOOL PLUS 1 LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL

    REGISTRATION: INVITED SCHOOLS NEED TO SUBMIT ROSTERS BY10/20/17, ONLINE at    OR BY EMAIL TO david.heiser@renaissanceknights.org

    MORE INFO: CONTACT DAVID HEISER david.heiser@renaissanceknights.org / 773-844-0701

    BOARDS & SETS PROVIDED - GAME ANALYSIS BY FM GAURI MANOJ

    PLAYERS ARE REQUESTED TO BRING A NONPERISHABLE FOOD ITEM TO BE DONATED TO THE GREATER CHICAGO FOOD DEPOSITORY


     

     

     

     

     

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Additional Tournaments can be found at:
2016/17 TOURNAMENT RESULTS
PAST EVENTS

Prior Years Results

CONTACT INFORMATION

Renaissance Knights

David Heiser
President
david.heiser@renaissanceknights.org,
c: 773-844-0701

Chicago Public Schools

Nichole Matthews
Chess Coordinator
Office of Teaching and Learning
Department of Academic Competitions
nmathews@cps.edu
o: 773-553-3593

Sylvia Nelson Jordan
Manager, Academic Competitions
Office of Teaching and Learning
Department of Academic Competitions
Chicago Public Schools
snelson@cps.k12.il.us
o: 773-553-3593

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