Tournaments and Events

  • Kid Chess runs chess tournaments at local elementary schools and at Chess Zone, our brick-and-mortar club. 

    We welcome feedback and requests from our customers on what kind of tournaments and events you would like to see at our facilities. Please email info@kidchess.com with your ideas.

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  • Kid Chess tournaments are rapid re-paired, which means no waiting around between games. If you’re coming to play, that’s what you’ll do!

    All Kid Chess tournaments are unrated events. If you or your child are ready for USCF rated tournaments, please visit Chess.Zone to find local all-ages events.

  • Also, check out our camps, during summer and holiday breaks

    Kid Chess Camps are a great way to up your chess game quickly!
  • Upcoming Kindergarten – 8th grade Tournaments

    Located at Chess.Zone | 2500 Old Alabama Road, Suite 11 | Roswell, GA 30076

    Register online here or call us for registration at 770-575-5802. No On-Site registration, Please register in advance.

    • Sunday, January 28th – Kid Chess K-3 Blacklight Tournament
      • AM Blitz Tournament – Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Open
      • PM Bughouse Tournament – Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Open
        • No Teammate needed. Awards based on individual accomplishments
    • Saturday, February 3rd – Kid Chess Tournament
      • AM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Open
      • PM Regular Chess Tournament – 4th – 8th Grade Open
    • Saturday, February 10th – Kid Chess Tournament
      • PM Blitz Tournament – Kindergarten – 6th Grade Open
    • Sunday, February 25th – Kid Chess Blacklight Bughouse Tournament
      • AM Bughouse Tournament – 4th – 8th Grade Open
      • PM Bughouse Tournament – Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Open
        • No Teammate needed. Awards based on individual accomplishments
    • Saturday, March 2nd – Kid Chess Girls Camp & Tournament
        • Bundle Price for Girls attending Both
      • AM Girls Camp – Kindergarten – 8th Grade Girls Only
        • Camp Check In 8:45am – 9:00am, Camp from 9am – 1pm
        • Lunch option available
      • PM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 8th Grade Girls Only
    • Sunday, March 17th – Kid Chess Tournament
      • AM Regular Chess Tournament – 4th – 8th Grade Open
      • PM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Open
    • Saturday, March 23rd – Kid Chess K-3 Blacklight Tournament
      • AM Blitz Tournament – Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Open
      • PM Bughouse Tournament – Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Open
        • No Teammate needed. Awards based on individual accomplishments
    • Sunday, March 24th – Kid Chess 4-8 Blacklight Tournament
      • AM Blitz Tournament – 4th – 8th Grade Open
      • PM Bughouse Tournament – 4th – 8th Grade Open
        • No Teammate needed. Awards based on individual accomplishments

    USCF Rated Scholastic Tournaments

    Located at Chess.Zone | 2500 Old Alabama Road, Suite 11 | Roswell, GA 30076

    See upcoming tournament details and register online at Chess.Zone Or call Chess Zone for registration at 770-575-5803.

    Rated tournaments follow USCF rules and require USCF membership to attend. Please visit the United State Chess Federation for more information.


    Unrated Regular Chess Tournaments

    Usual tournament times and sections are: AM Section: 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (Check-in from 8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.) PM Section: 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Check-in at 1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m). Kid Chess Unrated Tournaments are rapid re-pair format, meaning students will playing their games with as little downtime between individual games as possible. Trophies awarded to all students with a plus score result. All other participants receive a medal.

    Bughouse Tournaments

    • All participants must have mastered how all the chess piece move to play.
    • Bughouse scores are based on individual performance.
    • Players will not have an assigned team and will rotate teammates.

    Regular Chess Tournaments

    • All participants must have mastered how all the pieces move, understand how to castle, and be comfortable with checkmate to play.
  • For more information or to register

    Please call us at 770-575-5802 or email info@kidchess.com, or Register Online Here