2022 Grade Level States

2022 Grade Level States

2022 Ohio Grade School Championship

Saturday, Nov 5th, 2022

Hilton Garden Inn, Akron Ohio

1307 East Market Street

Akron, OH 44305 USA

Organizer: Discovery Chess Academy, https://discoverychess.org/

Contact: Kala Bagley, 330-475-2964, kalanithi@discoverychess.org

Eligibility: All players must reside or attend school in Ohio. All Sections are rated. Players must play in the section for their grade regardless of rating.


Sections: 5 Rounds Swiss. Players are eligible to request byes or make changes between 8:30am to 9:15am.

Announcements at 9:30am. Swiss pairing system will be used. Official November published rating will be used.

K- 6 Time: - G30/d5 Rd1-10am Rd2-11:30am Rd3-1:00pm Rd4 2:20pm Rd5 3:40pm Awards estimated 5pm

7-12 Time: - G45/d5 Rd1-10am Rd2-NOON Rd3-2:00pm Rd4 4:00pm Rd5 6:00pm Awards estimated 8pm

Byes are only permitted for rounds 1-4.


Entry Fees: Advance entry fee of $40 must be received by Oct 29th, 2022, $45 thereafter. No onsite entries. Online registration will close at NOON on Friday Nov 4th, 2022. $20 for students for students in financial need, write a note when registering. Cap of 220 players so please register early.


Online registration at https://www.columbuschessacademy.org/

Please contact Kala Bagley if you would like to register by mail.


Prizes: Trophies will be awarded to all players achieving a score of 3.5 points or better in all sections. Trophies will be awarded to the top three teams in all sections. Participation awards to all players.


Schedule: Check-In 8:30-9:30 AM. Announcements 9:45 AM. Round 1 starts at 10am and following rounds start ASAP.


Additional Information: Sets will be provided. Students need to bring their own clocks and know how to set them. Notation required for all students in grades 4 and above. Masks required in playing area; subject to change as the date gets closer.

Venue Information: The Hilton Garden Inn, 1307 East Market Street, Akron, OH 44305 USA. Room blocks are set up for Friday Nov 4th through Sunday at $109. Reserve by Oct 23rd. Link will be provided in the registration page.


This is an Ohio Scholastic Chess Association/State Championship event


Hilton Garden Inn, Akron

1307 East Market Street, Akron Ohio

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