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51st Annual Cumberland County Scholastic Chess Championship

November 11, 2023 @ 7:30 am - 3:30 pm CST


Sponsored by Highland Federal Savings & Loan

51st Annual Cumberland County Scholastic Championship

Date: November 11, 2023

Location:  Stone Memorial High School, 2800 Cook Road, Crossville, TN

Open to Cumberland County students only and must play in their appropriate grade level.


  • High School – Grades 9-12
  • Junior High – Grades 7-8
  • Elementary – Grades 4-6
  • Primary – Grades 3 & Below


Registration: Saturday 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. CST

Must check in before registration ends or you will not be paired for the first round.

Entry Fee: FREE if registered by November 11, 2023. Otherwise $5.00 at the door.

Format: 5 Rounds – Swiss System

Time Control: Game/30; d5

Rounds: 9:00 a.m.; 10:00 a.m.; 11:00 a.m.; 1:00 p.m.; 2:00 p.m.

Awards Ceremony – 3:00 p.m.

For more information, see www.cumberlandcountychessclub.org

Dues Required: None

Send Entries To:

Cumberland County Chess Club

P.O. Box 271

Crossville, TN 38557

Or Remax Building at 24 Oak Street Thursdays 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Alan Kantor

Phone: (931) 200-9038

Email: cumberlandcountychessclub@gmail.com

$1,000.00 Clinton H. Pearson, Jr. scholarship to the High School winner (minimum five players)

High School – Trophies to top three

Medals to top four-10

Junior High – Trophies to top three

Medals to top four-10

Elementary – Trophies to top three

Medals to top four-10

Primary – Trophies to top 3

Medals to top four-10

Tie Break:

If there is a tie for 1st, a speed game of 10 minutes per side will be played to determine the champion. In all other cases, the systems will be Modified Median, Solkoff, Cumulative, Opp. Cumulative, Median, Kashdan, and Sonnenborn-Berger.



November 11, 2023
7:30 am - 3:30 pm CST