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Nebo February Chess Tournament

Submitted by teresa.beebe on Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:57


Chess Tournament

for Elementary,

Jr. High, and High School

 Saturday February 13, 2016    8:30 am - 2:30 pm approximately

Cherry Creek Elementary 484 S. 200 E. Springville, 84663

Please enter through east doors.

  • Check in by 8:30 am, instructions at 8:45 am.

  • 6 rounds—all students get to play all rounds.

  • Grades K-9th –K-6 students get to play others within their own grade.  Grades 7-9 will be grouped together into one section.

    Grades 10-12 will be grouped together into one section.

  • Rounds are up to 50 minutes each (i.e. approximately 25 minutes per player).  Some grades may finish sooner.  Grades 10-12 will play 5 rounds up to 60 minutes each.

  • Trophies will be awarded for 1st -10th place per section, and for top 5 elementary schools and top 3 secondary schools.  All other players will receive a medal.

  • Tie breaks will be decided by the computer.

  • Information available for those interested in starting a chess club.


    Lunch will be available for purchase: pizza $1, drinks $.50, snacks, etc.

    Chess sets, chess software, and chess books available for purchase.


    How to register: 

    Register and pay online—go to and click on “"Nebo District Programs.”

    Cost is $9.00 if you register and pay by Feb 3, or $15 thereafter. 

    Registrations accepted only through Thursday, Feb 11—

    no registration or payment accepted at the door.

    Student must be in Nebo School District boundaries, whether attending public, charter, or home school.

    Supervision of children is the responsibility of the parents.  Parents and other spectators may not interact with players while they are competing.