NCAC Akela Chess Classic Cub Scout Tournament
Take on the fun and challenge of playing chess! The Akela Chess Classic is a five-round chess tournament open to all Cub Scouts from Tigers through Arrow of Light. Tournament play is in two brackets: Tigers/Wolves and Bears/Webelos/Arrow of Light.
Participants must know the rules of chess as there will be no instruction on site at the tournament. Tournament play is touch-move, meaning if a player touches a piece he must move it. Games are at a time limit of one hour.
Tournament rules are attached as a document to the right. It is strongly recommended to read the tournament rules before registering. The rules will also be available on site at the tournament.
Awards: Each participating Scout receives a custom tournament patch and year rocker. Trophies/medals will be awarded to first, second, and third place by rank for each of the five Cub Scout ranks. Multiple awards will be issued for ties.
Fees: The cost is $25.00 per Scout.
What to bring: Each Scout is to wear the field uniform and bring a bag lunch – no peanuts or nut products please. A responsible adult must be on site through the tournament. Chess sets will be provided so please do not bring one.
Register early! Registration will close at 48 registrants, or at the registration deadline of midnight on February 2.
When and Where
February 9, check in at 9 am. Rounds are at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Awards at 4 pm.
St. Raphael School
1513 Dunster Road
Rockville, MD 20854
Peter Snow, Tournament Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Roger Claff, Co-Director, email@example.com