Kasparov Chess Foundation Announces 2016 Individual and Team Regional Scholastics


Eighth Annual Mid-Atlantic Scholastic Championships When: Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016; 09:30am - 05:00pm Where: Baltimore Polytechnic Institute & Wester High School The Seventh Annual Greater Chicago Scholastic Championships When: February 6, 2016; 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM Where: McCormick Place - West Building New York, NY, Jan. 22, 2016 — Kasparov Chess Foundation welcomes students from K – 12 grades to take part in its 2016 Scholastic Championships Series, spanning across major metropolitan areas of the nation. The Foundation is sponsoring these tournaments in association with local chess organizations in each region, including Maryland State Chess Association in the Mid-Atlantic, and Renaissance Knights Foundation in the Midwest. The tournament schedules are as follows: Feb. 6, Greater Mid-Atlantic Scholastic Chess Championships at the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute & Western High School, 1400 W. Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD; eMail: Click here to show email address; visit: http://www.mdchess.com for more information. Feb. 6, Greater Chicago Scholastic Chess Championships at the McCormick Place – West Building, 2301 South Drive, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, IL.  For further information, contact Renaissance Knights at david.heiser@renaissanceknights.org or via phone at (773) 844-0701.  To register online, visit: http://rknights.org/registration/tournaments/greater-chicago-championships/.   Online Registration at https://campscui.active.com/orgs/RenaissanceKnights#/selectSessions/1088103 According to Kasparov Chess Foundation President, Michael Khodarkovsky, the tournaments are spread out throughout the country to make it accessible and affordable to all players and their families. For details on each regional Championship, please see links above. Let the games begin!