The National K-12 Grade Championships begin this weekend in Nashville, TN, starting with blitz and bughouse tournaments on December 15, Thursday night. The Main Event, split into 13 sections spans from Dec 16-18.
The event will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, which will also host SuperNationals VI (May 11-14).
Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian will be giving a simul and series of lectures.
Awonder Liang, the youngest American IM ever, won the Kindergarten and 1st Grade Nationals back-to-back in 2008 and 2009.#K12ChessChamps
— US Chess (@USChess) December 13, 2016