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Chess in Minneapolis Public Schools

Chess in Minneapolis Public Schools


Our first Check It Out tournament is Saturday, December 1st, 2018 at Keewaydin School. (5209 30th Ave S, Minneapolis)

The Check It Out Tournament is FREE and open to all MPS K-12 students. This fun and casual chess tournament is for players of all levels and includes a lite breakfast and lunch for participants and families. Students do NOT need to be participating on a team to register. Individuals will automatically represent their school team.

Individual and Team trophies for K-3, 4-6 and 7-12 sections! Check It Out is a family-friendly event and parents are encouraged to spend the day at the tournament supporting their child and learning more about chess.

TOURNAMENT AGENDA (times subject to change)

8:30am – 9:00am Check-in for players and families

9:00am – 9:15am Welcome and Announcements

9:15am – 12:15pm Chess matches begin

12:15pm – 1:00pm Lunch for players and families

1:00pm – 3:15pm Chess matches resume

3:15pm – 4:00pm Awards Ceremony


We will attempt to feed all those that attend but our priority are the players: Please plan accordingly in the case that we run out of food

If you know you will arrive late or leave early, please let Janae know!

We invite only positive, respectful attitudes from all attendees 

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