The Cathay School March Chess Tournament K-12

Open to all K-12 players from anywhere

Sunday, March 8, 2020
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4 Rounds, Swiss System Tournament

Address: 9400 Key West Ave, Rockville MD 20850

Starting times of rounds:
Round 1: 9:30 AM
Round 2: 10:30 AM
Round 3: 11:45 AM
Round 4: 12:45 PM
Awards Ceremony: As soon as last round finishes

Please come at least 20 minutes before the start of the first round for announcements

Time control for every round: 25 minutes with a 5-second increment
Please bring your own boards and pieces (not enough are provided)
Please bring a chess clock if you have one

2 sections: Under 600 and Open

Trophies for top 5 players in each section
$15 by March 4
$20 by March 7
$50 at the door, by 9:00 AM if space is available

The TD (Tournament Director) is Richard Tan. If you have any questions, email him at

Refer to MDChess pregame announcements for rules and these will be repeated before the start of round 1