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.

    • Saturday, June 15th – Kid Chess Tournament
      • AM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Open
      • PM Regular Chess Tournament – 4th – 8th Grade Open
    • Saturday, June 29th – Kid Chess Blacklight Bughouse Tournament
      • AM Bughouse Tournament – 4th – 8th Grade Open
      • PM Bughouse Tournament – Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Open
    • Saturday, July 13th – Kid Chess Tournament
      • AM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Open
      • PM Regular Chess Tournament – 4th – 8th Grade Open
    • Saturday, July 27th – Kid Chess Blacklight Bughouse Tournament
      • AM Bughouse Tournament – 4th – 8th Grade Open
      • PM Bughouse Tournament – Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Open

    Checkmate the competition and join the elite in the Kid Chess Team Championship!

    Kid Chess will be hosting it’s own team championship. Compete in the Playoffs for a chance for your school’s team to go to the championship. To participate, kids must attend a school that hosts a Kid Chess Club. Please see the FAQs for additional questions.

    • Saturday, April 13th – Kid Chess Team Playoffs
      • AM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
      • PM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 5th Grade
    • Sunday, April 14th – Kid Chess Team Playoffs
      • AM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 5th Grade
      • PM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
    • Sunday, April 21th – Kid Chess Team Playoffs
      • AM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
      • PM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 5th Grade
    • Saturday, May 4th – Kid Chess Team Championship
      • AM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
      • PM Regular Chess Tournament – Kindergarten – 5th Grade
        • Invitations based off of playoff results.

    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