• Studying chess makes us smarter across the board!
    Starting August 29, Chess Club meets each Thursday from 3:20-4:30 pm in Room 143.
    No experience necessary! 
    For more information please contact Chess Coach Kyle Camarda at camarda@ku.edu

    Sunset Hill Scholastic Chess Tournament


    Please bring a canned food donation, to benefit

     food shelves at all Lawrence schools


    WHERE: Sunset Hill Elementary School, 901 Schwarz Rd., Lawrence, KS

    WHEN: Registration runs 8:15 – 9:00 AM. First Round begins at 9:30 AM.  Following rounds start immediately after previous round completed.

    SECTIONS:  K-3, K-5, K-8, K-12 (all KSCA rated); adult USCF rated (4 rds.)

    TIME CONTROL:  All moves must be completed in 30 minutes, with a 5 second delay per move.

    ENTRY FEE: $10 if pre-registered by Thursday, November 1 (pay onsite), $12 onsite registration. Cash only.

    Entries after 9 am will not be paired in the first round.

    PRE-REGISTRATION: Register via email to tournament director Kyle Camarda at camarda@ku.edu (pre-registered entries will be acknowledged by return email) or pre-register online at Kansas Scholastic Chess Association website, http://www.ksca.us/ .  Click on Schedule, then find the tournament listing and click ‘Register’.

    ROUNDS: 6 Round Swiss-System Tournament.  No players will be eliminated!

    PRIZES: Trophies for the top three teams in each section. Medals for the top 20 individuals in each section, more in K-3.

    CONCESSIONS: Food and drink will be available for purchase. 

    EQUIPMENT:   Please bring boards, sets, and clocks if you have them.

    Note adult section has 4 rounds, running concurrently with rounds 2-5 of scholastic tournament.  

    INFORMATION:  Contact Kyle Camarda at camarda@ku.edu or 785-838-967