2021 Winter Knights

Starts: Jan 16, 2021

Winter Knights Scholastic Chess Tournament

What:  Scholastic Chess Tournament for students in grades K-12
When:  Saturday, January 16, 2021                 Where:  ChessKid.com


Registration Fee:  $10 all sections for MCCL members; $20 all sections for non-MCCL members (lower MCCL member price will appear when you add the tournament to your cart)

Advance registration: Online registration must occur no later than Thursday Jan. 14.   Register online at www.madisonchess.com


Non-Rated Section:  10:00 a.m. (join tournament at least 10 minutes early)

Rated Section: 1:00 p.m. (join tournament at least 10 minutes early)

Non-Rated Sections and Awards:  

3rd-5th; K-2; *sections may be merged

Game 15 minutes per side; 5 rounds

Medals based on enrollment and for Top Female who does not otherwise place

This section is for beginning players who have never played in a rated tournament and do not have a USCF rating.

(Note:  If you are in 6th-12th grade and non-rated, you must play in the Rated Section and register for a USCF membership.)

Rated Sections and Awards:  K-12; K-8; K-5; K-2 *sections may be merged

Game 20 minutes per side; 5 rounds

Trophies for 1st-3rd, Medals for 4th-10th and Top Female who does not otherwise place

*USCF membership required for the Rated sections only.  https://new.uschess.org/become-member

Because this is the first tournament of 2021, we will not issue a ratings report.

You will need to renew your MCCL membership for 2021 in a separate order. Then register for Winter Knights to pay the reduced registration fee of $10.


NEW RULE FOR ONLINE TOURNAMENTS HOSTED BY MCCL: Players may only keep one tab open on your browser during the tournament. Players who open more than one tab and toggle to other pages will be disqualified for a technical violation.

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2021 Winter Knights Chess Tournament