• National Chess Day

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    Name: National Chess Day
    Date: October 12, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Join MCM as we celebrate National Chess Day for Kindergarten-12th grade. This 1500 year-old game has seen a resurgence in Mississippi this year and brought new life to children as they realize their potential through this strategic and challenging game. Register on site beginning at 9:00 am for one of four divisions: K-3. K-5, K-8, K-12 (K-8 & K-12 sections are USCF Rated). Current USCF Membership is required in K-8 and K-12 divisions. . All entry fees include access to the museum exhibits for the day! Chess sets (board/pieces/clocks) will be provided for use during the tournament and trophies to be awarded to the Top 3 players in each division.
    Location:
    Mississippi Children's Museum
    Date/Time Information:
    10/12/19 9:00am-5:00pm
    Contact Information:
    Erin Blaylock
    Fees/Admission:
    Registration is $15 for Tournament Participants and $5 for each accompanying adult/child
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