2024 City Chess Championship (3/1 - 3/2)

Starts: Mar 1, 2024 @ 6:00 PM

Ends: Mar 2, 2024 @ 7:00 PM

2024 City Chess Championship

March 1-2, 2024

A grade-level championship for Madison residents and those attending Madison City Schools


Sponsored by State Representative Parker D. Moore


Madison City will hold its 9th Annual Grade-Level City Chess Championship in 2024!  That means we will crown a chess champion for each grade level K through 12. The City Chess Championship is an open championship where any scholastic player can register to compete by grade level.  You must register in your grade level.  The tournament is open to any competitor in grades K through 12, but one must reside within Madison City limits or attend Madison City Schools to be eligible to win and be declared City Chess Champion for their grade level.

Membership:  US Chess membership is required for all sections.

Location:  James Clemens High School, 11306 County Line Road, Madison  AL  35756.

Registration Fee: $20 for MCCL members; $25 for non-members.


Deadline to Register:  Wednesday, February 28th, 8:00 pm. 

 Registration will be closed at 8:00 pm Wednesday, February 28th.


Grades 7 - 12: Game 90/d5; 4 rounds; starts Friday (3/1) at 6 p.m. Sat. rounds: 9:00-12:15 - 3:30 

Grades 4 - 6: Game 60/d5, 4 rounds; starts Saturday (3/2). Round times: 9:15–11:45–2:00-4:30

Grades K - 3: Game 45/d5, 4 rounds; starts Saturday. Round times:  9:30 - 11:15 - 1:00 - 2:45

A half-point bye may be requested for any one of the first three rounds. A final round bye will be zero points.

Awards Ceremony at 7 pm Saturday.  Awards will be presented at 7 p.m. to the top 3 finishers in each grade level.  Each City Champion in grades K-2 will receive a $50 prize.  Each City Champion in grades 3-12 will receive a $100 prize.

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