Chess For Trees is a nonprofit.
The tournament takes place on December 21, 2022 and will consist of an Open Section and a K-12 Section. There will be trophy prizes for the K-12 Section and cash prizes for the Open Section. The format of the tournament will be 5 Round Swiss – 15 minutes with 2 second increment. The tournament will be hosted on chess.com. You will need a chess.com account to play the tournament, and you must be a current USCF member.
Instructions on how to create chess.com account, register to compete in USCF online rated events, and linking your USCF profile to your chess.com username can be found on the tournament website.
Top 3 in the K-12 section will receive trophies. Number of trophies given out may increase based on the number of participants
OpenSection receives cash prizes.
1st Place: $40
2nd Place: $30
3rd Place: $20
Instructions for how to join an online event, how to find the Chess for Trees club, fair play, and other topics are are available on the event website.
Both sections will start at 11 AM CST on 12/21.
Payment Information and Refund Policy
A payment link is located at the bottom of the event page. If the tournament is canceled for any reason, all entries will be refunded 100% . If you decide to withdraw your entry fee will be refunded as long as you contact the organizer by email no later than 12/19.