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2022 Texas State Grade Championships

USCF rated, 6 round chess tournament to determine the state champion for each grade level! 13 sections offered (see below).

The Health & Physical Education Complex Fieldhouse,
Edinburg Campus of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
1201 W. University Dr.
Edinburg, TX 78539


Note:  Players must play in their current grade level. Playing up to a higher or down to a lower grade level is not permitted. Homeschoolers, please register for a section based on your age.

• Kindergarten• 7th Grade
• 1st Grade• 8th Grade
• 2nd Grade• 9th Grade
• 3rd Grade• 10th Grade
• 4th Grade• 11th Grade
• 5th Grade• 12th Grade
• 6th Grade

This is an official USCF-rated tournament open to all current USCF members that reside in Texas.
USCF rules and regulations will be strictly adhered to.
All players must have current USCF membership to play.
Current USCF regular ratings will be used.
USCF memberships/renewals will be handled at this tournament.
6 Round Swiss, Time control is G45;d/5 (K-5) & G/60;d/5 (6-12).
Online pairing will be utilized throughout the event.

More information and Registration
For more information (awards,  entry fees, hotel suggestion, schedule) and to register, please visit the event website:

If you still have questions after visiting the event website, please contact David Ortiz,, 832-908-5462 (text or call me with questions).