Event Date: August 1-2, 2020
Location: Online via Chess.com
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2020 EVENT UPDATE: Please click here to access the document that was sent to all State Presidents and Scholastic Coordinators. It has all the information competitors will need for the 2020 online events being held this year and updates the information on this website.
The Dewain Barber National Tournament of Middle School State Champions is a free event that invites the winners of the US Chess State Affiliate championships to compete for the title of 2020 Barber Champion of Champions. In case of ties in the Barber, co-champions shall be recognized.
The Executive Board of US Chess has added the Barber Champion to its list of qualifiers for the World Youth or the World Cadet Championship and the US Cadet Championship. The qualifying student in case of a tie will be the highest finishing player on tie-breaks who meets the eligibility requirements of the World Youth/World Cadet event for the US Chess delegation and the US Cadet Championship. The qualifying person needs a US FIDE flag to be eligible to represent the US in the World Youth/World Cadet and US Cadet Championships.
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