2022 DC Scholastic Kickoff

Second Baptist Church

Event Overview

                                                                                              2022 DC Scholastic Kickoff

                                                                                           Saturday September 10th, 2022

Location:    Second Baptist Church

                   816 3rd Street NW

                   Washington, DC 20001

A US Chess Federation (USCF) rated scholastic tournament for K-12th grade players! IMPORTANT - ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST BE MEMBERS OF THE USCF!

USCF membership can be purchased online at: https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/member.php

Please give affiliate membership appreciation to: A6055054

We are giving an ongoing series of tournaments to help the children prepare for the 4 upcoming National Championships, which will be held in and around DC from 12/22 – 12/24!!


4 rounds | G/25;d5 for all sections

5 sections: K-1 Open, K-3 Open, K-6 Open, K-8 Open, K-12 Open

Awards:       Individual 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophy for each section. Team trophies for each section. (Team = 2-4 players from same school.) Top female trophy for each section!

Entry Fee:     No entry fee! Donations (which may be tax deductible) accepted.

Please register early as our space is limited to 75 players!

To register, please use the registration link:


(*You may play in sections with grades higher than yours, but not lower.)

Registration closes September 9th at 8pm!!

No onsite registration!!

September 10th – Check in 9:00am-9:45am. 1st round starts at 10:00am.

*We will have a youth film crew taking pictures and filming portions of the tournament.

Please feel free to email vaughn_bennett@yahoo.com, or text (202) 557-9516, for more information.

Sponsored by:    DC State Chess Federation, Second Baptist Church and Be Empowered Clothing Shop


816 3rd Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Vaughn Lee Bennett
Email: vaughn_bennett@yahoo.com
Phone: 2025579516